advertisement

advertisement


Latest from Philip Jankowski

200 items
Results 1 - 20 of 200 Next 
Margarita and Jessie Matias: Couple worry about cancer, care for son
 The Matias family’s daily routine is one steeped in health care issues ranging from caring for an adult son with disabilities to multiple cancer diagnoses. Margarita Matias, 72, this year had a resurgence of ovarian cancer and said she will now be considered stage 4 for the rest of her life. Doctors diagnosed her son Ricky Perez, 46...

Posted: 7 hours ago

The Matias family’s daily routine is one steeped in health care issues ranging from caring for an adult son with disabilities to multiple cancer diagnoses. Margarita Matias, 72, this year had a resurgence of ovarian cancer and said she will now be considered stage 4 for the rest of her life. Doctors diagnosed her son Ricky Perez, 46...
Two more women accuse guard of sexual misconduct at immigration lockup
 Two more women have accused guards at a Williamson County federal immigration detention center of sexual misconduct following another immigrant detainee’s recent accusation of being sexually assaulted at the Taylor facility. The immigrant advocacy group Grassroots Leadership on Tuesday announced that staff had spoken with one woman...

Posted: 21 hours ago

Two more women have accused guards at a Williamson County federal immigration detention center of sexual misconduct following another immigrant detainee’s recent accusation of being sexually assaulted at the Taylor facility. The immigrant advocacy group Grassroots Leadership on Tuesday announced that staff had spoken with one woman...
Two more women accuse guard of sexual misconduct at immigration lockup
 Two more women have accused guards at a Williamson County federal immigration detention center of sexual misconduct following another immigrant detainee’s recent accusation of being sexually assaulted at the Taylor facility. The immigrant advocacy group Grassroots Leadership on Tuesday announced that staff had spoken with one woman...

Posted: 22 hours ago

Two more women have accused guards at a Williamson County federal immigration detention center of sexual misconduct following another immigrant detainee’s recent accusation of being sexually assaulted at the Taylor facility. The immigrant advocacy group Grassroots Leadership on Tuesday announced that staff had spoken with one woman...
Reversing on secrecy, Austin announces six city manager finalists
 After weeks of secrecy that included meetings behind security lines at the airport, a lawsuit and a possible violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Austin City Council on Monday named the six finalists in the running for city manager. Mayor Steve Adler posted the names on the council’s online message board and outlined the next...

Posted: a day ago

After weeks of secrecy that included meetings behind security lines at the airport, a lawsuit and a possible violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act, the Austin City Council on Monday named the six finalists in the running for city manager. Mayor Steve Adler posted the names on the council’s online message board and outlined the next...
Finalists’ names released in search for Austin’s next city manager
 1:30 p.m.update: Mayor Steve Adler on Monday released the names of finalists to be Austin’s next city manager after weeks of secrecy surrounding the search for the city government’s most powerful position. In a posting on the city of Austin’s message board, Adler identified the following as finalists for the next round...

Posted: 2 days ago

1:30 p.m.update: Mayor Steve Adler on Monday released the names of finalists to be Austin’s next city manager after weeks of secrecy surrounding the search for the city government’s most powerful position. In a posting on the city of Austin’s message board, Adler identified the following as finalists for the next round...
CodeNext draft delayed at least two months as staff parses input
 The city of Austin announced Thursday that it has hit a snag in the development of CodeNext and delayed the release of its next draft of the sweeping zoning and land use plan by more than two months, likely setting back its potential approval and implementation. Interim Assistant City Manager Joe Pantalion cited a need to more thoroughly...

Posted: 5 days ago

The city of Austin announced Thursday that it has hit a snag in the development of CodeNext and delayed the release of its next draft of the sweeping zoning and land use plan by more than two months, likely setting back its potential approval and implementation. Interim Assistant City Manager Joe Pantalion cited a need to more thoroughly...
Coming Monday: More interviews for Austin city manager
 The Austin City Council will start interviewing finalists for city manager on Monday in a specially called meeting announced Thursday. Council Member Greg Casar confirmed that at least one finalist will be interviewed Monday in a closed door meeting posted to take place at City Hall at 8:45 a.m. The council had previously conducted interviews...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Austin City Council will start interviewing finalists for city manager on Monday in a specially called meeting announced Thursday. Council Member Greg Casar confirmed that at least one finalist will be interviewed Monday in a closed door meeting posted to take place at City Hall at 8:45 a.m. The council had previously conducted interviews...
JUST IN: More city manager interviews on Monday, council member says
 The Austin City Council will start interviewing finalists for city manager on Monday in a specially called meeting announced Thursday. Council Member Greg Casar confirmed that at least one finalist will be interviewed Monday in a closed door meeting posted to take place at City Hall at 8:45 a.m. Read the full story on mystatesman.com for...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Austin City Council will start interviewing finalists for city manager on Monday in a specially called meeting announced Thursday. Council Member Greg Casar confirmed that at least one finalist will be interviewed Monday in a closed door meeting posted to take place at City Hall at 8:45 a.m. Read the full story on mystatesman.com for...
Inmate says guard assaulted her at Williamson County immigrant lockup
 An immigrant from El Salvador being held in an immigrant detention center in Williamson County is alleging that a guard sexually assaulted her several times over a span of months. Laura Monterrosa made a report with the Williamson County sheriff’s office after authorities learned of possible assaults Nov. 3, according to the immigrant...

Posted: 6 days ago

An immigrant from El Salvador being held in an immigrant detention center in Williamson County is alleging that a guard sexually assaulted her several times over a span of months. Laura Monterrosa made a report with the Williamson County sheriff’s office after authorities learned of possible assaults Nov. 3, according to the immigrant...
Woman at Hutto immigration detention says guard sexually assaulted her
 An immigrant from El Salvador being held in an immigrant detention center in Williamson County is alleging that a guard sexually assaulted her several times over a span of months. Laura Monterrosa made a report with the Williamson County sheriff’s office after authorities learned of possible assaults Nov. 3, according to the immigrant...

Posted: 6 days ago

An immigrant from El Salvador being held in an immigrant detention center in Williamson County is alleging that a guard sexually assaulted her several times over a span of months. Laura Monterrosa made a report with the Williamson County sheriff’s office after authorities learned of possible assaults Nov. 3, according to the immigrant...
Divided Austin City Council decides not to annex three dozen homes
 The residents of about 35 homes on the southern fringe of Austin have escaped annexation, saved from increased property taxes by the City Council’s last-second move to only add business property located in that area to the city. For the residents of the Mooreland tract, an area of about four neighborhood streets, it means their homes...

Posted: 7 days ago

The residents of about 35 homes on the southern fringe of Austin have escaped annexation, saved from increased property taxes by the City Council’s last-second move to only add business property located in that area to the city. For the residents of the Mooreland tract, an area of about four neighborhood streets, it means their homes...
One finalist for city manager drops out, possibly threatening timeline
 The effort to hire a new city manager before the end of the year could be in jeopardy after one finalist dropped out over the weekend, prompting consultants to wade back into the pool of applicants. Consultants Russell Reynolds and Associates also recommended delaying the release of the identities of the short list of finalists, information...

Posted: 8 days ago

The effort to hire a new city manager before the end of the year could be in jeopardy after one finalist dropped out over the weekend, prompting consultants to wade back into the pool of applicants. Consultants Russell Reynolds and Associates also recommended delaying the release of the identities of the short list of finalists, information...
NEW DETAILS: One of Austin’s candidates for city manager has withdrawn, mayor says
 One finalist in the search for Austin’s next city manager dropped out  over the weekend, prompting a likely delay in the release of finalists’ names, which were set to be made public on Monday. Mayor Steve Adler and Council Member Kathie Tovo announced the withdrawal of one of the finalists late Sunday night on the Austin...

Posted: 9 days ago

One finalist in the search for Austin’s next city manager dropped out over the weekend, prompting a likely delay in the release of finalists’ names, which were set to be made public on Monday. Mayor Steve Adler and Council Member Kathie Tovo announced the withdrawal of one of the finalists late Sunday night on the Austin...
‘Sanctuary cities’ ban SB 4 hearing focuses on the extent of ICE’s reach
 In a court case that could have national reverberations, judges at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday probed the extent of the reach of Senate Bill 4, the so-called sanctuary cities ban, as well as its effect on elected officials’ free speech during an appeal hearing on the controversial Texas law. There is no timeline...

Posted: 14 days ago

In a court case that could have national reverberations, judges at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday probed the extent of the reach of Senate Bill 4, the so-called sanctuary cities ban, as well as its effect on elected officials’ free speech during an appeal hearing on the controversial Texas law. There is no timeline...
‘Sanctuary cities’ ban SB 4 hearing focuses on the extent of ICE’s reach
 Judges at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday probed the extent of the reach of Senate Bill 4, the so-called sanctuary cities ban, as well as its effect on elected officials’ free speech during an appeal hearing on the controversial state law. There is no timeline on when the panel of three judges will rule on the applicability...

Posted: 14 days ago

Judges at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday probed the extent of the reach of Senate Bill 4, the so-called sanctuary cities ban, as well as its effect on elected officials’ free speech during an appeal hearing on the controversial state law. There is no timeline on when the panel of three judges will rule on the applicability...
Study touts immigrants’ impact as SB 4 challenge heads to appeals court
 The law known as Senate Bill 4, banning so-called sanctuary cities in Texas, “will jeopardize Texas’ economic prosperity and the quality of life of its citizens,” warns a study released Monday by an Austin-based economic development and analysis firm. The 52-page study by Angelou Economics asserts that undocumented immigrants...

Posted: 17 days ago

The law known as Senate Bill 4, banning so-called sanctuary cities in Texas, “will jeopardize Texas’ economic prosperity and the quality of life of its citizens,” warns a study released Monday by an Austin-based economic development and analysis firm. The 52-page study by Angelou Economics asserts that undocumented immigrants...
Council may have broken open meetings law with ‘secret’ city manager search
 The Austin City Council might have broken Texas law Thursday when council members left the posted location of a meeting and rushed away in vans that took them to an undisclosed place to conduct interviews with city manager candidates. Several lawyers who are experts in Texas open meetings law said the council violated the law by leaving the...

Posted: 20 days ago

The Austin City Council might have broken Texas law Thursday when council members left the posted location of a meeting and rushed away in vans that took them to an undisclosed place to conduct interviews with city manager candidates. Several lawyers who are experts in Texas open meetings law said the council violated the law by leaving the...
Bid for House seat could imperil Planning Commission member’s post
 An Austin City Council member is questioning the validity of one of the members of Austin’s embattled Planning Commission after learning that his candidacy for a seat in the Texas House of Representatives might force him off the land use board. Council Member Leslie Pool said she was alerted on Monday that Planning Commission board...

Posted: 21 days ago

An Austin City Council member is questioning the validity of one of the members of Austin’s embattled Planning Commission after learning that his candidacy for a seat in the Texas House of Representatives might force him off the land use board. Council Member Leslie Pool said she was alerted on Monday that Planning Commission board...
Statesman sues city of Austin over city manager secrecy
 The American-Statesman has sued the city of Austin after officials denied requests under the Texas Public Information Act to disclose the identities of finalists for city manager. The Statesman filed the suit Tuesday in a Travis County district court as the Austin City Council began the first of two days of interviewing finalists. The lawsuit...

Posted: 22 days ago

The American-Statesman has sued the city of Austin after officials denied requests under the Texas Public Information Act to disclose the identities of finalists for city manager. The Statesman filed the suit Tuesday in a Travis County district court as the Austin City Council began the first of two days of interviewing finalists. The lawsuit...
Statesman sues for city manager candidate names as interviews begin
 As the City Council began interviewing city manager finalists Tuesday in secrecy, the American-Statesman sued the city of Austin to seek access to the names of candidates. The Statesman independently confirmed the identities of four of the five candidates who interviewed Tuesday, as they were seen entering and exiting the interview room at...

Posted: 22 days ago

As the City Council began interviewing city manager finalists Tuesday in secrecy, the American-Statesman sued the city of Austin to seek access to the names of candidates. The Statesman independently confirmed the identities of four of the five candidates who interviewed Tuesday, as they were seen entering and exiting the interview room at...
200 items
Results 1 - 20 of 200 Next 

advertisement

advertisement