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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 25, 2018
Six Democratic Candidates for Texas governor debated the issues at San Antonio's Central Library in the run up to the March 6, 2018 primary election. The candidates fielded questions about healthcare, jobs and criminal justice from Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina during the Feb. 13 debate in San Antonio's Central Library auditorium.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22, 2018
Join us for the CPS Energy Future of Energy Symposium on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:30 a.m. at the Texas A&M - San Antonio Auditorium. The event will include opening and closing remarks by San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and CPS Energy President & CEO Paula Gold-Williams and a series of roundtable discussions about energy issues including the industry's evolving business model, leveraging data to meet customer needs, energy's role in Smart City, the technical and legislative complexities, cybersecurity and the power of alignment and partnerships.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22, 2018
Join NOWCastSA, the UTSA College of Public Policy and the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on Feb. 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the UTSA Downtown Campus for a Judicial Candidate Debate. Several District Court positions are up for election. In advance of the March 6, 2018 primary, come hear what the candidates have to say on issues. Candidates who have confirmed their presence:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 15, 2018
Replay the video from MOVE San Antonio's Bexar County District Attorney Candidate Forum featuring Democratic District Attorney Candidates Nico LaHood and Joe Gonzales on Feb. 15, 2018 at Woodlawn Pointe. Incumbent LaHood and challenger Gonzales answered questions about their vision for San Antonio's criminal justice system.
Written by gsbaird on Feb 07, 2018
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, continues to be characterized by conservative politicians as being a disaster for Americans. Those criticizing it avoid detail, typically referring to the “skyrocketing premiums” and to two remarks made by President Obama: “If you like your doctor, you can keep him,” and “Everyone will save $2,500 on health care costs.” The reason that opponents of Obamacare avoid detail is that an examination of the data shows the health care law has done far more good than bad.