Brigid Shea's file:

Democrat from Texas

Brigid Shea is a former member of the Austin City Council. She helped found Save Our Springs, a group devoted to protecting Barton Springs.

Recent statements involving Brigid Shea

Says Lee Leffingwell "raised property taxes 20 percent in three years."

Says Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell voted for a toll lane on MoPac.

In "the past 10 years, our (Austin) water rates have increased by 100 percent and we now have the highest water cost of the top 10 cities in Texas."

Recent stories featuring Brigid Shea

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Leffingwell and fellow Austin City Council incumbents victorious:

Lee Leffingwell and three fellow Austin City Council members won re-election Saturday. We earlier checked some of what was said leading up to the vote.

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