Fifteen minutes before the polling place at Lions Field was set to open, 20 people were already in line, said a local campaign volunteer.
How do propositions aimed at referenda rules, city manager salaries, and firefighter labor contracts translate to higher taxes? The answer lies in the City of San Antonio’s bond ratings.
With Propositions A, B, and C, the firefighters union is cleverly wrapping its own desires inside a cover of sweet, populist proposals.
Here’s a simple breakdown of what voters will be choosing in the ballot box when they vote on propositions A, B, and C.
Passage of any of the three charter measures muscled on to the Nov. 6 ballot by the firefighters union and their out-of-town paid petition peddlers would bring San Antonio’s momentum to an ugly stop.
The rally was perhaps the most visible public event as the political fight around the issue becomes increasingly contentious.
The propositions that would change the way City Hall operates are imperfect but necessary for San Antonians to take control of their city, Councilman Greg Brockhouse (D6) said.
The concept of trust in government emerged as a key theme of the debate between the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce’s CEO and a fire union official.
Tech Bloc will host the “Rally to Save Our City” at 5 p.m. Thursday at Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery, the site of the event that kicked off the tech industry organization’s existence three years ago.
San Antonio firefighters union President Chris Steele told firefighters he had “five solid votes” on City Council that would support the union, according to a second leaked recording released on Tuesday.