The City has retained lobbyists to represent its interests on the federal level for more than 24 years. They are focused on issues around military installations, aviation, transportation, and housing.
It wasn’t all bad news on Wednesday, as San Antonio City Council was briefed on the high and low points in the 86th Texas legislative session.
Thousands of bills were filed by lawmakers during the 86th Texas Legislature, but a vast majority will fail or already have failed.
Her executive leadership team and staff organized and funded a private celebratory lunch at the Henry B. González Convention Center.
San Antonio City Council will consider new guidelines to enhance public participation in policy formation on Thursday.
The City might be looking at a downgrade of its long-held, gold-star bond rating after the passage of two city charter amendments last week.
The lawsuit says that while seeking signatures in designated “free speech areas,” petitioners were threatened with arrest.
The fire union has repeatedly said it won’t negotiate until the City drops its lawsuit against the current contract’s 10-year “evergreen” clause.
Officials with the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association did not show Tuesday at City Hall – and, largely, were not expected to.
The committee’s goal is to propose a legislative agenda in the summer that summarizes potential solutions to improving the school finance system.