Power of Preservation http://tpr.org en The Source: Comptroller Susan Combs & West Side Preservation http://tpr.org/post/source-comptroller-susan-combs-west-side-preservation <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Susan Combs, Texas state comptroller, launched a new website--</span><a href="http://tellthetruthtexas.org" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">tellthetruthtexas.org</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">--detailing the cities and counties in the red on projects large and small. She gives her take on public debt and why Texas owes over $7,000 per capita. &nbsp;Ben Gorzell, San Antonio Chief Financial Officer, also joins us.</span></p><p><strong>In the second segment:</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 18:25:28 +0000 Paul Flahive 12308 at http://tpr.org The Source: Comptroller Susan Combs & West Side Preservation Mission Road Power Plant Next in Line for Restoration? http://tpr.org/post/mission-road-power-plant-next-line-restoration <p>On tree-canopied streets and blocks in San Antonio’s center, the sounds of old-fashioned ice cream trucks and children playing mingle with the sounds of urban traffic from nearby downtown. This is where residents have begun restoring old homes – and communities.</p><p>"We just really wanted to be in Dignowity Hill and fell in love," said Michele Jacob, who is one of those new homeowners. "When we walked in here and I saw these floors, I just thought, 'You can't even find the long-leaf pine.' You know, we have views of the Tower and the Tower Life Building."</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:35:54 +0000 Eileen Pace 916 at http://tpr.org Mission Road Power Plant Next in Line for Restoration?