River Authority officials say the rate increase is all about responding to the need for better flood preparedness that emerged after Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas Gulf Coast nearly a year ago.
The increase would raise the average homeowner’s annual River Authority tax bill from $31.30 to $35.68.
Trump wasted no time addressing the devastating impact of natural disasters on communities around the country, including in Houston.
Just five months after Harvey gave Texas its wettest month in history, much of the state is now in a drought – including areas that saw historic flooding.
The year’s top story in San Antonio for this journalist is an easy call: Politics.
To reflect on all the comings and goings, the Rivard Report compiled a highly subjective list of what’s in the rearview mirror as we leave 2017 behind.
By many measures and in every slice of life, 2017 was an eventful year for San Antonio, Texas, and the United States.
Texans in Congress are set to face a dizzying docket of legislation in the coming days, ranging from a tax overhaul to children’s health insurance.
If a Harvey-like Hurricane struck just north of downtown, the River Walk could turn into a “bath tub,” according to the San Antonio River Authority.
Revisions to San Antonio’s impervious cover policies will likely add to the longstanding contention between developers and environmentalists.