Here is a list of resources from Texas organizations that will help you stay involved and informed about redistricting as Texas legislators redraw congressional and state legislative district boundaries. Texas in particular has been found in the past to intentionally discriminate against people of color when it comes to this process.
Written by Mike Lowe on Sep 8 2016 - 1:14pm
Editors Note: This column was published in 2016 prior to the city council's vote for the SAPOA contract. The final vote of the City Council approved the contract (9-2) with the two dissenting votes cast by Ron Nirenberg (D8) and Rey Saldaña (D4). NOWCastSA was at the protest and rally that occurred a day before the vote and captured video and photos of the participants.
Written by Amanda Evrard on May 15 2014 - 2:25pm
REPLAY VIDEOS: To gain resident feedback prior to the development of the Proposed Budget, the City hosted Pre-Proposed Community Budget Work Sessions at various locations throughout the City from May 19 to May 22, 2014 (replay videos below).
Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 6 2014 - 4:16pm
Residents urged to protect their pets from the season’s chilly temps. With freezing temperatures on the way, Animal Care Services (ACS) urges residents to take steps to protect their four-legged family members from the cold and wet weather that fall and winter often bring. With a few simple precautions, they can ensure their pets stay happy and healthy throughout the colder months of the year.
Written by Jose Garcia on Oct 13 2010 - 2:18pm
Updated for Election Day: Nov 2, 2021 November 2, 2021, Election Day Voting Hours: 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M
Written by Denise Guerra on Nov 9 2021 - 1:53pm
Do you want to make an impact on how the city of San Antonio recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic? By attending public input hearings hosted by the city you can! The city of San Antonio was awarded $326.9 million by the federal government through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for the city’s continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. City leaders allocated $97.5 million “to stabilize the City budget and address immediate needs.”
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 8 2021 - 10:31am
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Opening a second front in widening legal wars over redistricting, a coalition of mostly Hispanic, Democratic members of the Texas House filed suit in state court Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of the new political map for the state House.
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 8 2021 - 9:46am
By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune Disabled, elderly and non-English speaking voters risk disenfranchisement under Texas' new voting law passed by the GOP-controlled Legislature earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday challenging the legislation known as Senate Bill 1.
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 3 2021 - 11:43am
By Patrick Svitek, Republican John Lujan has won the special election runoff for Texas House District 118, flipping the Democratic-friendly seat in San Antonio. The victory by Lujan gives Republicans an early win in their drive to make new inroads in South Texas after President Joe Biden underperformed there last year.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 29 2021 - 12:35pm
By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune A Republican state lawmaker has launched an investigation into Texas school districts over the type of books they have, particularly if they pertain to race or sexuality or "make students feel discomfort."