"In Austin, Texas, the average homeowner is paying about $1,300 to $1,400 just for recapture," meaning funds spent in non-Austin school districts.
$64,000 despite unfulfilled pledge
Alison Alter "has exploited a campaign finance loophole to obtain over $64,000 in public dollars to fund her campaign."
80 percent of seats held by men
Even "though men comprise 49% of the population, they hold 80% of the lawmaking power in the Legislature (144 of 181 seats)."
UPDATED: Many hoops
"NAFTA allows a lot of trucks from Mexico, for example, to leave there and ... drive straight through without even being inspected."
Absence of evidence
Alison Alter "got an F in attendance in 2016" as an Austin parks board member "and was removed by a unanimous vote of the Austin City Council."
Maybe, in 50 to 150 years
Says climate scientist James Hansen says "we have until perhaps 50 years from now," or maybe a little longer "and at that point, we are looking at 10, 20, 30 feet of sea-level rise."
Correlation isn't causation
Says that when San Francisco banned plastic grocery bags, "you saw the number of instances of people going to the ER with things like salmonella and other related illnesses" spike.
Nearly 40 percent lately
"Thirty-one percent of school districts are still receiving less funding per pupil than they did prior to the dramatic budget cuts of 2011."
"Students at the University of Texas in Austin have been advised not to wear cowboy boots or cowboy hats on Halloween."
Was among advocates
Says that he’s responsible for Austin including Anderson Mill Road in the city's proposed transportation bond package.
Newspaper no longer endorses candidates
Says Gerald Daugherty is endorsed by the Austin American-Statesman.
'I don't know whether'
Says Gerald Daugherty advocated lowering the penalty for crimes like strangulation in domestic violence cases because "they just ‘throw more people into the’" jail "‘system."
Less than others
Says he’s "taken an 8% pay decrease in each of the nine years he has been in office."
Same as before
"We’re already bombing seven countries."
"Donald Trump's education plan to dramatically slash funding for public education would fire 49,000 Texas teachers."
Estimates at work
Says over 90 percent of Travis County’s eligible residents have registered to vote.
She's said otherwise since 2000
Hillary Clinton "supports unlimited abortion on demand up until the moment of birth, including partial-birth abortion, with taxpayer funding."
"You would receive a citation for taking a dildo to class" at the University of Texas.
"Texas has lost the most law enforcement officers in the line of duty of any state in America."
Costs at both ends of childhood
Child care costs "in some states now exceed the average price tag for college tuition."