Action Alert: Don’t let SB 7 Texas voter suppression bill pass!
Tomorrow is a crucial day for our democracy. Senate Bill 7, a nightmare for voting rights, is scheduled to be heard in the Senate State Affairs Committee on Monday, March […]
Interview with Precinct Three Commissioner Ann Howard
In order to raise awareness of civics and government in Travis County, Austin Tech Alliance conducts periodic interviews with our elected officials. ATA had a Q&A with Ann Howard, County […]
Update: ATA’s 87th legislative session priorities
Austin Tech Alliance’s policy and advocacy focus supports using technology as a tool to help address civic challenges and promoting tech-forward policies. At the start of the session, we published […]
ATA on broadband priorities bills
We support broadband legislation (HB 5 and SB 5) hope that areas of interest will include urban and rural communities as well. Austin Tech Alliance supports efforts to encourage legislation […]
Press Release: ATA announces updated Texas 87th legislative session priorities
Austin Tech Alliance supports using technology as a tool to help address civic challenges and promoting tech-forward policies. Our vision is to make Austin a city of the future while […]
#txlege terms you should know!
Lobbying: any attempt by individuals or private interest groups to influence the decisions of government. You are required to register as a lobbyist if you 1) make a total expenditure […]
Ranked choice voting explained
Ranked Choice Voting is a system that allows people to rank candidates by their preference. This means that if your vote is not counted for your number one preference, then […]