Early voting starts in the Austin City Council races this Monday, April 30, and political newcomer Shaun Ireland is running in Place 6.
KUT’s Nathan Bernier recently spoke with Ireland about cutting spending at the city, the Austin Energy rate redesign, transportation, geographic representation and more. You can view an expanded version of the interview above; a condensed version of the conversation is posted at kut.org.
Austin City Council member Sheryl Cole is up for re-election this May.
The Place 6 council member and Mayor Pro Tem recently came by the KUT studios to discuss her candidacy. KUT’s Wells Dunbar spoke with Cole about affordability and the Austin Energy rate redesign, transportation, and the question of geographic representation on the council.
You can listen to a condensed interview with Cole at kut.org; above, we present an expanded version of the discussion with Cole.