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Written by gsbaird on Jul 07, 2011
When former President George H.W. Bush referred to Reaganomics as “voodoo economics," he was right on target. Yet, Republicans continue to claim that lowering taxes will result in higher revenues.Currently, President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership are looking for a mutually agreeable plan that raises the national debt limit and provides a plan for budget deficit reduction over the next decade.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Jun 23, 2011
UPDATE, 4:12 p.m., June 29, 2011: With the bang of his gavel about noon Wedesnday, House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, ended the Texas Legislature's special session, leaving the sanctuary cities bill dead in the House.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Jun 22, 2011
Updated for 2017: Before you break out the barbecue pit for the July 4 holiday, take out the trash. Yes, you will have to take out the trash on the Fourth of July (if Tuesday is your normal trash day).
Written by Laura Carter on May 24, 2011
The San Antonio Area Foundation is pleased to announce the results of the competitive grant distribution process awarding a total of $984,858 with 79 awards to 76 nonprofit organizations serving Bexar County and surrounding counties.Funded by permanent funds and trusts, honoring the donors’ wishes for the betterment of the community is the guiding principle behind the San Antonio Area Foundation’s annual competitive grant distribution process. Grants from Area Foundation donor-advised trusts and funds are made throughout the year, based on donor recommendations.
Written by Joe Ruiz on May 16, 2011
WATCH THE REPLAY: The final two candidates in the race for San Antonio's Council District 1 are meeting in a candidates' forum sponosored by multiple neighborhood associations.