Written by Kelley Shannon on May 31, 2021
Texas lawmakers approved two key transparency measures this session to ensure greater access to public records after some governments closed off information during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Greg Abbott signed both bills in the final days of the legislative session. The laws take effect Sept. 1.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 24, 2021
Scroll down to see the questions from the District 5 Candidate Runoff Debate, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidate's answer. The Westside Neighborhood Association Coalition hosted the District 5 Runoff City Council Debate with Teri Castillo and Rudy Lopez on…
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 24, 2021
Read or listen to the City Council Runoff Forums for District 1, District 5 and District 9 on Texas Public Radio: The Source. All forums are moderated by David Martin Davies.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 22, 2021
Scroll down to see the questions from the Runoff Candidate Forum with Roberto Treviño and Mario Bravo, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidates’ answer. The Forum was webcast by NOWCastSA. Special thanks to the sponsors of the event: Mary Johnson, Christina…
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 22, 2021
Scroll down to see the questions from the Runoff Candidate Forum, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidate's answer. The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area hosted a District 9 Runoff Candidate Forum with John Courage and Patrick Von Dohlen on May 18,…
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 17, 2021
The two remaining candidates for the City Council District 2 seat met May 16 and took on issues such as development, homelessness, protecting the most vulnerable community members, and the digital divide. Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan and challenger Jalen McKee-Rodriguez emerged as the top…
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 08, 2021
Replay video from the  District 2 Runoff Candidate Conversation with Jada Andrews-Sullivan and Jalen Mckee-Rodriguez. The two were the top vote-getters in the May 1 election and are facing off in the June 5 runoff. Early voting is from May 24 to June 1.  The event was hosted by NOWCastSA in…
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 24, 2021
"Relatives of Texans killed by police hope Derek Chauvin’s conviction will advance the state’s George Floyd Act" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and…
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 24, 2021
"Texas House votes down budget amendment aimed at giving health coverage to more uninsured Texans" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 14, 2021
Editor’s note: This story originally appeared at Local Community News in partnership with NOWCastSA. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his chief opponent in the May 1 election former District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse, outlined their visions for the city’s future during a virtual…