#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 […]

Texas Legislature resources page

Thanks for visiting ATA’s Texas Legislature resources page, we hope you find this document helpful! Do you have something to add to this page? Let us know.  Learn more about […]

87th legislative session priorities

ATA’s Vision To make Austin a city of the future while protecting its unique culture and forging productive relationships between the tech community and policymakers. To help achieve this vision, […]

ATA Intern Profile: Anjitha Nair

In order to highlight our growing membership of individuals who support our mission to promote civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector, we regularly feature profiles of ATA members. Up now: one […]

ATA Intern Profile: Vincent Cacciatore

In order to highlight our growing membership of individuals who support our mission to promote civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector, we regularly feature profiles of ATA members. Up now: one […]

My First Voting Experience

Editor’s note: this post is offered by Vincent Cacciatore, one of ATA’s summer interns.   On February 27th 2020, I did one of the most exciting things I’d do all […]

ATA Intern Profile: Zia Rashed

In order to highlight our growing membership of individuals who support our mission to promote civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector, we regularly feature profiles of ATA members. Up now: one […]

Letter to the Editor: Embrace the Tech

Dear Editor, The world has changed recently, but one thing that has not changed is Austin’s entrepreneurial spirit. Austin’s business community has quickly adopted solutions to adapt and serve our […]