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Written by Mark Tirpak on Sep 28, 2016
Nobody wants San Antonio to be a ‘dumb’ city, but a recent article published by WIRED (July 2016) hints that we act like one by using public dollars to prioritize and implement the least effective approaches for improving our local transit services – ignoring research and the perspectives of local transit users (including visitors and would-be investors) as well as the e
Written by Melanie Mendez-... on Sep 24, 2016
The San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists, in coordination with the Society for Professional Journalists, hosted a symposium highlighting issued related to the 2016 Hispanic vote on Sept. 24, 2016. The panel was moderated by SAAHJ President Gary Cooper of Univision San Antonio, and SAAHJ Vice President Joey Palacios of Texas Public Radio. Panelists were:
Written by Sinjin Hilaski on Sep 19, 2016
Parking was scarce on South Rosillo Street as San Antonians congregated into St. Alphonsus Parish Hall for a C.O.P.S.-Metro Alliance meeting focused on the upcoming election. View photos from the meeting here.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 14, 2016
A local nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing and educating young people has released its latest voter's guide. Mobilize, Organize, Vote, Empower San Antonio (MOVE S.A.) has been forming voter's guides to mainly local elections for a few years now. The grassroots group strives to engage young voters.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 12, 2016
Hours after a federal judge ordered Texas officials to reissue voter materials with more positive language about the Voter ID requirements, the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area hosted a forum to discuss the requirements for voting and implications for the Nov. 8 General Election.