Austin decriminalizes marijuana, bans no-knock warrants

Austin decriminalizes marijuana, bans no-knock warrants

Austin voters over the weekend overwhelmingly voted in favor of Proposition A, a city ordinance to eliminate enforcement of low-level marijuana offenses and ban the use of no-knock warrants by Austin police. Eighty-six percent of Austinies voted in favor of Prop...

Austin DSA no longer supporting Greg Casar’s campaign

Austin DSA no longer supporting Greg Casar’s campaign

The Austin Democratic Socialist of America said Sunday they would no longer be supporting Greg Casar’s campaign for Congress in Texas’ 35th district.  The announcement comes after a letter detailing Casar’s policy positions on Israel was published last week by...

Kurt Lockhart on his run for Travis County Clerk

Kurt Lockhart on his run for Travis County Clerk

28-year-old Democratic progressive Kurt Lockhart announced his bid for Travis County Clerk earlier this year. Lockhart is hoping to replace current clerk Dana DeBeauvoir who announced her retirement in November after 35 years of service.  According to his...