Browse Stories in Politics

Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14 2019 - 6:22pm
By Arya Sundaram, The Texas Tribune U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Thursday that he's added language to a compromise bill aimed at avoiding another government shutdown that would prohibit border fencing at five major landmarks in the Rio Grande Valley.
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 3 2019 - 10:23am
Jenni Lord, executive director of Chosen, has been elected chair of the Texas Chapter of the Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA). She began her role Jan. 1, 2019. FFTA was founded in 1988 to develop, promote and support treatment for foster care. It has grown to become the only national, nonprofit association representing treatment foster care programs across North America. FFTA has member agencies located in nearly every U.S. state and Canadian province.  FFTA member agencies provide treatment foster care services to more than 50,000 children and youth each year.
Written by Glenda Wolin on Jan 25 2019 - 11:19am
Update: Replay the video and scroll down to read the article from the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum on Gun Violence on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. The moderator was former Congressman Charles Gonzalez and the panelist were
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 25 2019 - 10:21am
Replay the NOWCastSA webcast of the Blessing of the Peacemakers, when the peaceCENTER appointed San Antonio Peace Laureates on Jan. 27, 2019. The Peace Laureate is a local voice of wisdom and experience to speak for peace and justice in San Antonio.
Written by Esther@SAPL on Jan 24 2019 - 4:27pm
Please join Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales and City staff as we share information about the upcoming transformative improvements to Las Palmas Branch Library. These will include technology upgrades to the community meeting room, children’s area and Connect technology computer lab. Additional major improvements include the customer service areas, the addition of a shade cover and other amenities in the front plaza, a new monument sign to increase visibility to the public, restroom renovations and building system improvements.
Written by Calasia_Haynes on Jan 17 2019 - 3:00pm
Text Goes Here Watch the full news conference on this Facebook Live video by Joey Palacios, Texas Public Radio Reporter
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Jan 15 2019 - 5:38pm
Updated: Watch the video interview District 7 Councilwoman Ana Sandoval talking about the city's resolution to officially incorporate public participation into city governance. The resolution passed on Jan. 17, 2019 commits the city to follow guiding principles and ensure that public participation is meaningful, transparent, respectful, inclusive, accessible, informative, responsive, timely, convenient and continuous.
Written by AJPesquera on Jan 9 2019 - 5:30pm
San Antonio is, without question, the most backward city of any of the major urban Texas municipalities when it comes to making public records available. Opacity seems to be the rule.