By Sarah Jessica Fields This was my view of the Capitol from a hotel room. We were in Austin for several days. I am home now and I am physically and emotionally exhausted. I think that some Americans have a skewed idea of what all patriots look like. When you think of a patriot, youContinue reading “The Silent Patriots | SARC”
Charter amendment regarding binding arbitration Proposition A: Shall the City Charter be amended to give the Austin Firefighters Association, Local 975 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, the authority to require the City to participate in binding arbitration of all issues in dispute with the Association if the City and the Association reach impasse inContinue reading “Release: South Austin Republican Club Takes Official Stances on May 1st Propositions”
The City Council of Austin has failed to address homelessness in the city.
Think that’s too harsh? Mayor Adler agrees.
Don’t misunderstand, he doesn’t have a plan, and doesn’t want to reinstate the camping ban. He doesn’t really have any suggestions. Honestly, it feels a bit like he’s phoning it in at this time, given that can’t run for reelection.
In June 2019, the Council legalized…
By Dallas Emerson, SARC Deputy Communications Director SARC has an opportunity to help our community! One of the issues that brings us most together is the problem of homelessness in our city. This week, I’m sure those without homes will be more present on our minds than usual. We are about to get hit withContinue reading “How We Can Help Our Community”
By Dallas Emerson, SARC Deputy Communications Director The GOP is Divided — and That’s Good — let’s explore… I’ve noticed a disturbing trend in conservative conversation. “Let’s start a new party. A party for trueconservatives.” We’ve all heard some version of that. The Republican Party is publicly fracturing. As President Trump leaves office, some ofContinue reading “The GOP is Divided — and That’s Good”
I grew up in a small town in Kansas. I was raised to love learning and to embrace every opportunity to learn more about the world I live in. This has grown into a deep love for learning. As a result, I really appreciate when others share their knowledge with me. Today, I will shareContinue reading “Top 2021 Political Podcasts| SARC”
Americans aren’t used to complex election results, and the 2020 election was complex. Despite winning the Presidency by a relatively comfortable margin, the Democrats suffered defeats across the country in the House, and failed to win the Senate outright as had been predicted. Republicans held their own in state legislature elections, and continue to hold the governorship of most states
Sometimes, everything seems almost normal—a blessed feeling in the bizarro world of 2020. Driving down the street, one can, for a few moments, feel like it’s an average day in Austin. Our traffic has mostly returned to Pre-March levels. Our cyclists are out in force. Our homeless are more prevalent than ever in their ever-growing camps beneath our overpasses.
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