- October 15, 2015

Here’s The Austin Chronicle’s Election 2015 Endorsements


Travis County Bond Election

The issuance of $287,275,000 of bonds for the purpose of constructing, improving and equipping civil and family courts facilities and the levying of the tax in payment thereof.

Any Travis County resident with any substantive experience of the current, 83-year-old Heman Sweatt Civil Courthouse agrees it is obsolete and needs to be replaced. The price tag on bonds for a new Civil and Family Courthouse Complex is daunting, but shared across the entire county is readily affordable. The plan for the new courthouse is well-considered, includes elements that will both provide a better justice system and…