Bexar County has set in motion a plan to clear a facility housing federal inmates in order to allow UTSA to proceed with downtown development plans.
Candidate filing closes on Jan. 14, and early voting begins Jan. 28.
State Rep. Justin Rodriguez was sworn in as the next Precinct 2 Bexar County Commissioner Friday morning.
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said he will appoint a Precinct 2 commissioner "soon."
A capacity crowd at San Fernando Cathedral paid their respects to the longtime commissioner and former state lawmaker and educator who died Dec. 27.
After their formal business finished earlier Friday, thousands of Texas Democratic Convention delegates and guests streamed into the west end of the Alamodome to listen to the state's leading officeholders and party leaders speak.
Public education funding and the state's finances garnered much attention at a Texas Tribune panel discussion held with local State House members on Tuesday at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Four younger members of San Antonio's state legislative delegation will meet Tuesday, April 26, at the University of Texas at San Antonio for "San Antonio and The Legislature: The Issues in the Interim," a free, public event hosted by the Texas Tribune, to discuss how statewide issues impact their communities.