U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-San Antonio) wants the General Services Administration (GSA) in Washington to do its part in the development of the Alamo Plaza Master Plan.
For the first time since San Antonio was a frontier town, citizens can now openly carry a holstered handgun if they are among the state’s 825,000 residents licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
This story was originally published on Wednesday, Aug.
Robert Hammond, the co-founder of Friends of the High Line, the catalyst for development of New York City’s celebrated High Line Park, was invited back to San Antonio, his hometown, earlier this year to speak about the celebrated linear park built on an abandoned elevated railway once slated for demolition in lower Manhattan.
City staff wrapped up two days of detailed briefings on the recent relocation of Convention center dirt with a Wednesday afternoon session before City Council that followed a Tuesday presentation to the SAWS board of trustees.
Tuesday’s special elections for vacated state Senate and House seats are headed for runoffs, which means the winning candidates will not take office until after the Texas Legislature convenes on Jan.
The big statewide races were over by 8 p.m., or really, even before polls opened Tuesday, as Republicans hardened their hold on Texas, an outcome evident the moment early voting results were released at 7 p.m. After two decades of Republican domination, Texas remains a one-party state with no change in sight.