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Written by City of San Antonio on Feb 19, 2015
REPLAY VIDEO: The City’s Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) unveiled a study evaluating the economic impact of historic preservation in San Antonio. The report titled Historic Preservation: Essential to the Economy and Quality of Life in San Antonio, was created by Donovan Rypkema, Principal of PlaceEconomics. The study “reveals historic preservation in general and neighborhoods in particular, are not only compatible with the goals of SA2020, but are an indispensable component towards achieving them,” said Rypkema.
Written by gsbaird on Feb 11, 2015
Almost 970,000 Texans signed up for health plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace of the Affordable Care Act, and 86 percent of them received tax credits to reduce their monthly premiums, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Feb. 5, 2015. Insurance policies purchased by people with lower incomes also have lower deductibles and lower caps on out-of-pocket spending. Without insurance, a serious illness or accident can leave a person with a very large debt to pay back over many years or, even worse, bankruptcy. 
Written by City of San Antonio on Feb 11, 2015
The Center City Development and Operations Department (CCDO) is currently accepting applications from vendors to take part in the upcoming OPEN program, from May 15 – 28, 2015 at St. Paul’s Square.
Written by rmcmer on Feb 05, 2015
The window to enroll in an Affordable Care Act health plan is closing as the Feb. 15 deadline nears for Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment. The time crunch has an added concern for more than 220,000 uninsured residents in the San Antonio area who are still debating whether to continue without health care coverage or pay a penalty on 2015 income tax filings next tax season.
Written by saludtoday on Feb 03, 2015
Salud America! a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children, has received a one-year, $1.3 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop new evidence and educational content that empowers people to drive healthy policy changes for the health of Latino children.