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Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 07, 2018
By Marissa Evans, The Texas Tribune A wave of Texas women candidates won or made it to runoffs in more than 50 primary races statewide amid a surge of interest in running for office among women around the country.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 05, 2018
The San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation is gathering public input to consider additional local landmarks for "viewshed protection," to keep the view from being blocked by development at the request of District 7 Councilwoman Ana E. Sandoval and District 2 Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw.
Written by Guest on Feb 26, 2018
By Tim Hernandez House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) joined U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-San Antonio) and Ann Beeson, Executive Director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities, to critique the new tax bill and discuss its effects on people. During a town hall meeting at San Antonio’s Central Library, the three answered questions about the tax bill from moderator Francine Sanders Romero, Ph.D., Associate Dean in College of Public Policy, UTSA. (scroll down to watch complete video of the event)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 25, 2018
Six Democratic Candidates for Texas governor debated the issues at San Antonio's Central Library in the run up to the March 6, 2018 primary election. The candidates fielded questions about healthcare, jobs and criminal justice from Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina during the Feb. 13 debate in San Antonio's Central Library auditorium.
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: