Andra Lim

Staff writer

Andra Lim, a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, covers city government and politics for the Austin American-Statesman.

Email: alim@statesman.com

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Recent stories from Andra Lim

Austin Mayor Steve Adler fulfills five campaign promises, breaks one

In his first year, Austin Mayor Steve Adler kept about a third of 16 campaign promises we're tracking on the PolitiFact Texas Adler-O-Meter.   Adler also had a promise rated STALLED and three promises graded IN THE WORKS. Adler's one BROKEN promise was his unfulfilled idea to have the Austin City Council jointly visit council districts.   Want the latest on candidates for president including Texas Sen. Ted Cruz? Click here.  

In campaign, Steve Adler promised to resolve recycled-water conflict that was already settling out

Color us purple.   We're removing a recycled-water promise by Austin Mayor Steve Adler from the Adler-O-Meter, which gauges progress on his campaign promises. A reader helped us realize problems declared by Adler were being addressed before he took office. Read the deets...

Introducing the Adler-O-Meter

City Hall reporters for the Austin American-Statesman have helped us launch a meter to track progress on Austin Mayor Steve Adler's campaign promises -- all of them yet to be rated.

Fact-checking Ted Cruz

The Texas senator played cheerleader to House Republicans who wanted to defund Obamacare, a strategy that resulted in a government shutdown. We look back at some of our fact-checks of Cruz, and whether he’s eligible to run for president. (Hint: Very likely!)

Cruz paperwork claim about Obamacare draws on flawed research, assumptions

Ted Cruz made a vivid paperwork claim. It had holes.