Political Scene / Escenario Politico
Congreso Mexicano apoyará al PARLACEN
0 | Por Luis de la Teja
San Antonio.- La Comisión de Asuntos Migratorios, que preside la diputada Amalia García Medina (PRD), aprobó una resolución por la que da su apoyo total a la decisión del Parlamento Centroamericano (PARLACEN) a favor de una reforma migratoria integral en los Estados Unidos de América que mejore las condiciones de vida de los migrantes centroamericanos.
Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center recognized
0 | By Rosie Gonzalez
San Antonio.- The staff of the Bexar County Resolution Center receives the San Antonio Bar Foundation’s Peacemaker Award for Corporate Community Service. Left to right: Rosie Gonzalez, Sandra Hackard, Nancy Oseasohn, Marlene Labenz-Hough, Resolution Center Director, Debbie Ontiveros, Anita Sitz-Castillo, and Al Cortez. (Photo, Suzie Walker)
Gabriel Q. Velasquez to run for City Council
0 | By Angela Covo
San Antonio.- Gabriel Q. Velasquez officially tosses his hat in the ring for the D-3 seat on City Council Saturday morning surrounded by southside supporters including Manuel Medina, Richard Sánchez, Jesse Borrego and Brandon Keropian Olmos. (Courtesy photo)
Assistance for drought disaster-stricken counties, including Bexar
0 | By Eddie Zavala
San Antonio.- Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced Wednesday that the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (USDA FSA) has declared all counties in the 28th Congressional District a disaster area due to the extreme drought. As a result of this designation, ranchers and farmers are eligible to apply with the FSA for assistance due to losses. Counties in the 28th Congressional District eligible for assistance include Atascosa, Bexar, Hidalgo, LaSalle, McMullen, Starr, Webb, Wilson, and Zapata.
Time for SAWS to get Serious on Cost Cutting
0 | By Carlton Soules, District 10
San Antonio.- On Jan. 31, City Council will vote on a proposed 9.9 percent rate increase by the San Antonio Water System (SAWS). This follows two major increases in the last 3 years, and a plan to bring additional rate increases forward every year at least for the next five years.