Scroll down to see how candidates' views on COVID-19, vaccines, and masks from various forums and town halls leading up to the May 1, 2021 election.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Apr 22 2021 - 1:07pm
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Apr 22 2021 - 12:39pm
Scroll down to see the candidates’ views on Homelessness from various forums and town halls leading up to the May 1, 2021 election.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Apr 17 2021 - 12:31pm
Scroll to the questions in the Mayoral Town Hall, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidates’ answer. The Town Hall, hosted by NOWCastSA and sponsored by AARP San Antonio on April 10, 2121, included incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg and candidate Greg Brockhouse.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Oct 1 2020 - 12:35pm
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus held a Texas Redistricting Town Hall on Sept. 24, 2020 to discuss the census, redistricting and gerrymandering. In 2021, the Texas Legislature is scheduled to begin the redistricting process for 38 or 39 U.S. House seats, Texas Senate seats and Texas House of Representatives seats. Because of COVID-19, the Texas House and Texas Senate indefinitely postponed a series of public input hearings that were to have been held in cities across Texas in 2020.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jun 17 2020 - 5:24pm
Join Senator Royce West on a Virtual Community Conversation across Texas by attending this virtual town hall. He is in a runoff election for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the former member of the Texas Senate, his experience, his vision for Texas, and ask questions.
Written by Valerie Lambardia on Sep 12 2017 - 5:21pm
The San Antonio Health Collaborative held a Community Health Town Hall Meeting on April 17, 2017 to talk about access to health care, social determinants of health and how to create healthy communities. Ana Sandoval was the only candidate who came to the event, which was held at Woodlawn Pointe. Watch the conversation between moderator Caroline Bergeron of the Health Collaborative and Sandoval and listen to the audience question and answer session afterwards.
Written by Teresa Shumaker on Aug 21 2017 - 12:45pm
By Teresa Shumaker Just weeks into his new job as Mayor of San Antonio, Ron Nirenberg spoke candidly about his priorities for the city, with an emphasis on equity for at a town hall conversation at the University of Texas at San Antonio, July 27, 2017. The event was co-sponsored by UTSA and the San Antonio Express-News and moderated by Francine Romero, Associate Dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Public Policy. Watch NOWCastSA video of the full event here or scroll down to read more about the discussion:
Written by Daniel Serna on Mar 17 2017 - 6:15pm
During a March 9 town hall on Senate Bill 6 (SB6) “the bathroom bill” was disrupted by audience members protesting a lack of transgender representation on the panel. If signed into Texas law, the Republican-backed measure will force people to use public restrooms matching their biological gender, rather than the gender they identify with, which would primarily affect the LGBTQ community.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 3 2017 - 5:08pm
Replay the video from the March 6, 2017 webcast of Congressman Joaquin Castro’s Town Hall meeting in the cafeteria of Memorial High School in San Antonio. At the free public event, participants were encouraged to discuss federal issues and matters you find important and that impact you and your family.