District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse has asked the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association to start contract negotiations with the City.
San Antonio’s business community has put aside its anger at Mayor Ron Nirenberg over the decision not to pursue the 2020 Republican convention.
If the fire union-backed charter amendments pass, union boss Chris Steele still won’t be as powerful as Harold Flammia, the legendary head of the police union.
The PAC formed to defeat the local firefighters union’s controversial ballot measures lost its case in the 4th Court of Appeals Wednesday evening.
It’s a felony to buy votes in Texas, but there’s a loophole – buy petition signatures instead of votes and hope for a winning outcome at the polls.
Nirenberg at a Tuesday luncheon discussed affordable housing, public transportation, and the ongoing battle between the City and the firefighters union.
A lawsuit alleges that the firefighters union illegally funded efforts to gather petition signatures to place charter amendments on the November ballot.
The lawsuit says that while seeking signatures in designated “free speech areas,” petitioners were threatened with arrest.
The Texas Supreme Court will not take on the City of San Antonio’s appeal regarding the firefighters union evergreen clause.
Three ballot initiatives pushed by San Antonio’s firefighter union leadership are intended to disrupt responsible city government as we know it.