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Written by Tawseef Ali on Jul 18, 2013
  Calling his audience the “best of our democracy,” Rep. Mike Villarreal, D-San Antonio, recapped the 83rd legislative session to a group of about 50 local neighborhood association leaders.
Written by VIA Transit on Jul 05, 2013
  The VIA Metropolitan Transit Board of Trustees has selected Jeffrey Arndt as the agency’s new president and chief executive officer. Arndt has been VIA’s interim president/CEO since the previous holder of the position, Keith Parker, left last November to head up the transit agency in Atlanta, Georgia. The decision to promote Arndt was announced following a special meeting of the Board held June 25, 2013.
Written by Tawseef Ali on Jul 03, 2013
Replay Video: Around 75 concerned locals gathered on June 29 at the Friendship Baptist Church to discuss what Economic Development means, who it caters to and what its future in San Antonio may be.
Written by SWU laura on Jul 02, 2013
Last week's Supreme Court decision to strike down key pieces of the Voting Rights Act will have serious and immediate impacts in Texas. As a membership-based organization working to empower the voices of low-income communities of color, workers, and youth, Southwest Workers Union (SWU) believes the decision does not reflect the current reality of discrimination against the rising minority electorate in Texas, and sets an alarming precedent for the dilution of civil rights.
Written by The Workers Def... on Jun 19, 2013
Congressman Bill Flores, representing the 17th District, hosted a fundraiser in San Antonio on June 21 where he was met by immigrant families, faith and community leaders demanding that the Congressman respond to their concerns regarding the forthcoming House immigration bill.