When it comes to San Antonio’s anemic turnout in city elections, we are not alone. We are not even the worst, writes Rick Casey.
Local voters are more likely to be disturbed over the rights of all citizens than the rights of out-of-town fast-food restaurants, writes Rick Casey.
As San Antonio works on a climate plan, Councilwoman Ana Sandoval is aware that the business sector’s concerns shouldn’t be ignored, writes Rick Casey.
The structure of “accountability sessions” is designed not only to get commitments from politicians but also demonstrate that voters deserve deference.
If the district can become a model for educating lower-income students, it will do a great service not only to the students, but to Texas, writes Rick Casey.
A candidate on the 2019 city ballot for the District 6 council seat named Bobby Herrera was a minor player in a political scandal from the mid-1990s, writes Rick Casey.
Rick Casey writes that SAISD’s current board is the district’s strongest in at least 50 years. Still, a teachers union is backing opposition candidates.
Union officials apparently believe they can run the insurance program better. City officials see the issue in basic insurance terms: as a matter of risk, Rick Casey writes in a commentary.
In their opening offers on wages and health care, the fire union and the City clearly aren’t speaking to each other. My guess is they’re speaking to The Arbitrator.
The far Northside district has long been a bastion of chamber-of-commerce style conservatives, but Councilman John Courage broke the mold.