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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 12, 2015
San Antonio wants to hear from you about the city's 2016 budget and we’ve got the tools for you to Speak Up and engage.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 07, 2015
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.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 05, 2015
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.
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 05, 2015
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.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 31, 2015
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.