In an exclusive video interview with NOWCastSA, San Antonio District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño said ride-hailing company Lyft agreed to return to the city under a pact that includes disclosing to riders - in its app - whether a driver passed a 10-fingerprint background check.
“This agreement is the first of its kind in the United States,” said Treviño.
Google Fiber’s vow to install 4,000 miles of gigabit fiber optic cable in San Antonio over the next two years means those who can already afford broadband Internet will be able to purchase it at blazingly faster speeds. A typical home or small business connection could go from 10 Megabits per second to as much as 1,000 Megabits per second.
by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune
Aug. 5, 2015
Texas’ four-year-old voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act but is not a “poll tax” barred under the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Updated: When the North East Independent School District Trustees meet on Aug. 10, teachers and staff from the district have a First Amendment right to participate in the public discusion about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas.