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 polling locations for the runoff election on May 24, 2022 May 24, 2022, Runoff Election Voting Hours 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m Get more info → NOWCastSA November Election Page --> Voters can visit any of these Voting Centers to vote on May 24th.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 25 2022 - 12:00pm
By Kate McGee and Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune In the past few years, Texas Republicans have been quick to consider a crackdown on gun violence after a mass shooting. They did so in 2018 after a 17-year-old entered Santa Fe High School and killed 10 people. Then again in 2019, when two mass shootings weeks apart occurred in El Paso at a Walmart and then in Midland and Odessa after a dismissed worker opened fire.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 25 2022 - 11:36am
By Abby Livingston and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune LAREDO —U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, the last anti-abortion Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, boldly declared victory just before midnight in his nail-biter primary runoff race. But his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros, refused to concede, as the race was separated by less than 200 votes with all counties reporting their votes.
Written by Sofia Briones on May 24 2022 - 11:11am
Join The Texas Tribune for a conversation between San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Sewell Chan, editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, at noon Wednesday, May 25, at San Antonio College. Nothing is off the table for this live, local event, including the latest on battles over local control and what’s next for the Alamo City. Click here for more information.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 23 2022 - 1:22pm
Tier One Neighborhood Coalition (T1NC) will hold a workshop on June 4, 2022 to discuss the proposed Unified Development Code (UDC) Amendments. The amendments have come from neighborhoods from Districts 1-8 that address issues such as building codes, short term rentals, communication with the City of San Antonio, developer/neighborhood meetings, and T1NC's Neighborhood Plans. The amendments aim to protect neighborhoods and help create stronger resident voices.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 20 2022 - 11:08am
By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — Two Texas Republicans were among a small number of House members on Wednesday to vote against a bill that would help women and children on federal assistance have access to more formula brand options. The legislation passed with bipartisan support and was one of two bills passed by the U.S. House that attempt to mitigate a disruptive baby formula shortage around the country.