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Written by evrard on Sep 07, 2012
Replay the Video: NOWCastSA webcast live on Sept. 18 at Texas Public Radio's KSTX Town Hall on the Brainpower Initiative. San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's Brainpower Taskforce identified early childhood education as the best way for the city to improve student's academic performance, which led to the development of the Pre-K 4 SA program.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Aug 30, 2012
Take a tour of the rich history of change brought by COPS/Metro Alliance on this interactive map that includes video, oral history, photos and documents.  Relive the history as former COPS President Andy Sarabia travels the West Side neighborhoods describing the improvement projects, people and places and the significant events involving COPS/Metro Alliance  over the years. Locations on the map have video, photos and links to historic documents. (Click here to jump to a full-page map.)
Written by evrard on Aug 20, 2012
Replay Video: NOWCastSA will webcast live from four of the City of San Antonio FY 2013 Budget Hearings - you can join us online to be part of the conversation Monday, Aug. 20 through Thursday, Aug. 23 starting at 6:30 p.m. right here on this page. While there are two budget hearings scheduled simultaneously on Thursday, NOWCastSA will webcast one and will record the other and get it on the site for you to replay later.
Written by deborah.charnes... on Aug 20, 2012
The Governor and legislative leaders who take a ‘no’ position on implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Texas lack compassion, ignore objective facts, and perpetuate injustice. Compassion: Texas already has one of the most stringent Medicaid programs in the country, yet in 2010, the 82nd Legislative Session leaders further cut and underfunded Medicaid. These shortsighted decisions heighten our national decade-old standing as the state with the most uninsured and underinsured population in the country.
Written by evrard on Aug 06, 2012
Want to be a part of shaping San Antonio's future? Join the 2013 Budget Group on NOWCastSA to connect with others passionate about similar issues. Group members will receive reminders of meeting dates and times, can post their own links and messages to the City, and will receive free access to related content from NOWCastSA partner Plaza de Armas.