San Antonio City Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for state and federal governments to address gun violence Thursday.
During the 86th Legislature, lawmakers passed new rules on firearms in the state, which already has some of the most lenient gun laws in the United States.
State Senators Pete Flores and José Menéndez wrote to the TEA Wednesday, asking the state to intervene in South San Antonio ISD because of concerns of board governance.
Republican Steve Allison wins State House seat being relinquished by House Speaker Joe Straus, while Bexar County incumbents cruise.
Republican Pete Flores and former Democratic U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego emerged out of a field of eight candidates Tuesday night to land in a runoff for the SD 19.
Complicating the dynamic between Gallego and Gutierrez is a growing Republican effort to unify behind a single candidate.
Gov. Greg Abbott called a July 31 special election to replace Carlos Uresti, who resigned in June after he was convicted on felony charges.
Democrat Pete Gallego will make a formal announcement about running for the State Senate District 19 seat in the coming weeks.
Gutierrez is running for Texas Senate District 19, a Democratic-leaning San Antonio district that overlaps with his own.
District 116 State Rep. Diana Arévalo is facing a stiff primary challenge from the lawmaker who held the seat before her, Trey Martinez Fischer.