APD Chief Joe Chacon provides briefing after a gunfight on E. 6th Street left one dead.

Huffines: “I’m going to make sure we stop all inbound commercial traffic from Mexico.”

GOP candidate Don Huffines addresses the DFW Deplorables group in Dallas, Sept. 29, 2021

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, left, seen here during a visit to the Del Rio border crossing, opposes “re-litigating” an election law passed in August.

Two possible workarounds to HB 1900 would allow Austin Progressives to continue to turn the screws on a police budget that they consider out of control.

Launch rally for No Way on A, an initiative to defeat a proposal for higher police spending, Sept. 18, 2021. Mayor Steve Adler is seen back left.

Joe Chacon, right, at a press conference yesterday announcing his selection as chief. At left is Assistant City Manager Rey Arellano, who will serve as Chacon’s immediate supervisor.

APD Chief Joe Chacon on a call with journalists, Sep. 13, 2021

Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola), left, and Lieutenant Dan Patrick celebrate the passing of Senate Bill 1, an overhaul of the Texas Election Code.

U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker during his Senate confirmation hearing, May 9, 2018.

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