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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2018 - 6:52pm
Scroll down to replay full video: Leaders from COPS/Metro, a coalition of churches, schools and unions, asked candidates for Congress and the Texas Legislature to support the coalition’s agenda on issues from public school funding and predatory lending to immigration and workforce development during its General Election Accountability Session Oct. 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the San Antonio suburb of Helotes.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 19 2018 - 7:34am
Replay video of the debate between candidates for  U.S. House District 21: Republican Chip Roy, Democrat Joseph Kopser and Libertarian Lee Santos. The debate was hosted by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio area and was moderated by Jim Forsyth, host of the KLRN program On the Record.  
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 7 2018 - 3:41pm
by Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune In an interview this week, former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro gave the strongest indication yet that he's interested in running for president in 2020.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 19 2017 - 3:31pm
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Ruth Jones McClendon, the former longtime state representative from San Antonio, has died. She was 74. State Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, McClendon's successor, said she died this morning at her home in San Antonio.
Written by Maria Gardner on Jul 12 2017 - 10:19am
In the Texas Senate in 1957, when filibusters were used by southern legislators to weaken racial integration mandates, Henry B. Gonzalez and Abraham Kazen filibustered for a record-setting 36 hours to successfully kill bills that would have enabled segregation.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Mar 28 2017 - 5:15pm
Watch video as Democratic members of Congress hold an immigration forum at the U.S. Capitol on March 29, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time, to discuss the impact of Trump administration immigration policies on children and families.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 16 2017 - 2:22pm
  FBI and IRS agents raided the law offices of Texas Sen. Carlos Uresti on Thursday morning — confiscating documents and other items. A law enforcement source told the the San Antonio Express-News, which first reported the raid Thursday, that it was connected to Uresti’s involvement with a now-bankrupt
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 16 2017 - 2:01pm
State Sen. José Menéndez acknowledged Wednesday that he failed to report a combined $50,000 in donations from two groups that are considered arch enemies at the state Capitol — the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Texans for Lawsuit Reform.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 9 2016 - 11:46pm
Dear friend -  Last night’s presidential election results left many of us confused, worried and wondering how it will affect the lives of our loved ones and neighbors.  At NOWCastSA, we don’t have the wise words to make sense of it all, but we do have the tools to listen to what you have to say and make sure you’re always a part of the conversation -- even when you can’t be there in person. That’s what we do.
Written by Melanie Mendez… on Sep 24 2016 - 1:22pm
The San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists, in coordination with the Society for Professional Journalists, hosted a symposium highlighting issued related to the 2016 Hispanic vote on Sept. 24, 2016. The panel was moderated by SAAHJ President Gary Cooper of Univision San Antonio, and SAAHJ Vice President Joey Palacios of Texas Public Radio. Panelists were: