By Juan Pablo Garnham, The Texas Tribune In the 40-minute bus ride across San Antonio that Barbie Hammond takes to work, there’s one topic of conversation that keeps coming up: the cost of rent. “A lady that I talk to on the bus told me she had to move because of the rent increases,” the 57-year-old said. “And I told her, ‘Well, when Christmastime came, I got a note saying that the next month there will be a $60 increase in my apartment.’”
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Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 15 2020 - 12:59pm
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Jan. 15, 2020 A federal judge temporarily blocked a Trump administration policy that would have allowed governors, like Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and other local leaders to prevent refugees from resettling in those areas.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 14 2020 - 7:48pm
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Texas’ Catholic bishops issued a sharp rebuke of Gov. Greg Abbott, a fellow Catholic, following his decision Friday to ban refugees from initially settling in Texas. In a joint statement by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, which includes leaders from Texas’ 15 dioceses, the group called the decision “discouraging and disheartening.”
Written by Ross Ramsey on Jan 8 2020 - 4:11pm
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 26 2019 - 2:09pm
Get updates on the Martin Luther King, Jr. March and get deputized as a voter registrar by the Bexar County Elections Department at this important meeting on Jan. 6 at the Friendship Baptist Church. This is a Deputizing and Planning Meeting, in conjunction with the Know Why You Are Marching Civil Rights Voter Education Radio & Film Series.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 18 2019 - 5:57pm
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Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 20 2019 - 6:06pm