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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
Join NOWCastSA and MOVE San Antonio for the Bexar County District Attorney Candidate Forum featuring Democratic District Attorney Candidates Nico LaHood and Joe Gonzales on Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson Ave. Incumbent LaHood and challenger Gonzales will answer questions about their vision for San Antonio's criminal justice system. The event is co-hosted by Mi Familia Vota, Texas Freedom Network, TX 23 Indivisible, Pro-Immigrant Coalition, Ladies of Valor Empowerment (L.O.V.E.), The Big Homie, Inc. and Last Chance Ministries.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 07, 2018
by Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune In an interview this week, former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro gave the strongest indication yet that he's interested in running for president in 2020.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30, 2018
Join NOWCastSA and the San Antonio Public Library on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. as Dr. Edward Westermann examines artistic depictions by survivors of the Holocaust and discusses the insights that the works of art offer as a method for understanding genocide. Westermann's keynote address concludes the 6th annual Holocaust: Learn & Remember month-long commemoration of the Holocaust.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 24, 2018
by Rishika Dugyala, The Texas Tribune A self-described “gun-toting, truck-driving, true Republican,” Shannon McClendon avidly followed state politics and served as a five-time appointee for various boards under former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. But until now, she never pushed herself to run for elected office.