Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 10 2020 - 2:29pm
From news release: Black Lives Matter coordinating meeting at 1504 E. Commerce Street at the corner of Hackberry Street at the Cesar Chavez building to go over the police association contract. We will also be providing information on the Noble Cooper case, a Black man who died after being tasered  by San Antonio police. Click here to read more about the Noble Cooper case.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 9 2020 - 12:46pm
Watch the C-SPAN live broadcast of George Floyd's funeral in Houston, Texas on June 9, 2020
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 3 2020 - 5:56pm
Thousands of people took to the streets of San Antonio as part of a global protest spurred by video showing George Floyd dying while being pinned to the ground by police. Demonstrators from across the community protested injustice of systemic racism and police brutality nationwide. We're collecting articles and videos on this page, with the most recent at the top. Got some good video? Send an email to news@nowcastsa.org and let us know. Your perspective has value and we want to spotlight your good work!
Written by Texas Tribune on May 21 2020 - 7:30pm
By Megan Menchaca, The Texas Tribune May 21, 2020 With Texas’ runoff elections set to happen in the middle of a pandemic this summer, many voters are asking: Do I have to go to the polls to cast a ballot?
Written by Texas Tribune on May 20 2020 - 10:29am
A federal judge opened a path for a massive expansion in absentee voting in Texas by ordering Tuesday that all state voters, regardless of age, qualify for mail-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic. Days after a two-hour preliminary injunction hearing in San Antonio, U.S. District Judge Fred Biery agreed with individual Texas voters and the Texas Democratic Party that voters would face irreparable harm if existing age eligibility rules for voting by mail remain in place for elections held while the coronavirus remains in wide circulation. Under his order, which the Texas attorney general said he would immediately appeal, voters under the age of 65 who would ordinarily not qualify for mail-in ballots would now be eligible.
Written by Beth Graham on May 19 2020 - 4:21pm
Early voting for the July 14 primary runoffs will begin June 29, and of course there is a national election coming up on November 3, 2020. Many may be worrying about going out to the polls during COVID-19. According to the office of the Texas Secretary of State, you may vote by mail if:
Written by Texas Tribune on May 14 2020 - 4:15pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune May 14, 2020
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 17 2020 - 7:49pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune April 15, 2020 Editor's note: This story was updated to reflect the judge's official order signed Friday. A state district judge signed an order easing restrictions for voting by mail in Texas in light of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Written by Ross Ramsey on Mar 29 2020 - 12:18pm
By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune March 24, 2020 “Your money or your life!” has never seemed so stark.