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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 28, 2019
Republican Fred Rangel and Democrat Ray Lopez, runoff candidates for Texas House District 125, took stands on everything from gun control to immigration and abortion at a candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area and the City of Leon Valley on Feb. 26, 2019.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22, 2019
How are local journalists navigating when even the most prestigious news organizations are being undermined and attacked, and reporters are threatened? That was the catalyst for a special DreamWeek panel hosted by Dhawn Martin of the SoL Center. The panel discussion was led by San Antonio Express-News journalist Elaine Ayala.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 19, 2019
Updated: The San Antonio Zoning Commission postponed a decision on changes to the Mahncke Park Neighborhood Conservation District after hearing opposition from city staff and from residents to the proposal that emerged from a contentious task force.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019
By Arya Sundaram, The Texas Tribune U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Thursday that he's added language to a compromise bill aimed at avoiding another government shutdown that would prohibit border fencing at five major landmarks in the Rio Grande Valley.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune A Republican and a Democrat are moving on to a runoff in the race to replace ex-state Rep. Justin Rodriguez, D-San Antonio, in a traditionally Democratic district. With all precincts reporting Tuesday night, Republican Fred Rangel got 38 percent of the vote, and Democrat Ray Lopez had 19 percent, according to unofficial returns. The third-place finisher, Coda Rayo-Garza, narrowly missed the runoff, coming in 22 votes behind Lopez, a former member of the San Antonio City Council.