Episode 53: Budget and Policy Talk with Austin Council Member Jimmy Flannigan
Austin City Council District 6
(RUN TIME - 31:48)
Welcome The BG Podcast! Conversations at the intersection of business, community, and public policy, from the Austin metro and around Texas.
Today's episode features returning guest Austin City Council Member Jimmy Flannigan.
In a wide ranging discussion, the Council Member discusses his dissent of the recently adopted FY 2019/2020 city budget, the Texas legislature, homelessness, and more.
Sworn in on January 6, 2017 to a four year term, Council Member Flannigan represents Austin's Council District 6, encompassing Northwest Austin, including both Travis and Williamson Counties. He is the first openly gay man to serve on the Austin City Council.
This episode was originally recorded on September 11, 2019.
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