The Daily Texan

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Redistricting courts can make Texas elections more fair, representative

March 7, 2018

A federal court case argues minority rights are violated by the current statewide elections of the Texas Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals. To fix it, they say that the courts should be elected...

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Keep Austin Austin and support local business

February 21, 2018

The “third places” of a city are where people go outside of their homes or workplaces, and they are the backbone of a city’s culture. Every Texas city has Starbucks, Walmart and Whataburger...

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I-35 redesign would transform Austin transit

February 7, 2018

How much safer and inviting would downtown be for pedestrians, cyclists and even local car traffic if I-35 did not create a looming physical barrier between East and West Austin? TxDOT is working on two...

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Help traffic on 35, take tolls off 130

January 25, 2018

Interstate 35 may be the worst thing about Austin. It’s a frustrating mess of a road that serves as one of a few routes that cross the river. No one who takes I-35 ever looks forward to their trip,...