There are conflicting reports about how the question about a separate RNC bid got onto Visit San Antonio’s board agenda.
The Ethics Review Board decided to form a five-member panel to delve into whether it could claim jurisdiction over compliance with open meetings laws.
City Councilman Greg Brockhouse has called on the Bexar County District Attorney to investigate whether the San Antonio City Council violated the Texas Open Meetings Act.
San Antonio needs to be a city that bids. It’s the only way to become more competitive, to hone strengths and work on weaknesses.
The presidents of two local chambers of commerce cited political strategy and economics as the respective reasons they remained silent about the contentious issue.
Gov. Greg Abbott said he supports having the 2020 GOP national convention here while the City Attorney cautioned Council about closed-session discussions.
Should San Antonio chase a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention? Rick Casey and Beth Frerking discuss the debate.
National political conventions can payoff in massive media exposure, tax revenues and millions in federal funding, but the upfront costs for a city are considerable.
Brad Parscale took to Twitter to criticize Mayor Ron Nirenberg for not aggressively pursuing a bid by the city for the 2020 GOP convention.
The national political conventions are over and the nominations are complete.