Kevin Wolff http://tpr.org en The Source: AACOG Scandal Leads To Dismissal Of Executive http://tpr.org/post/source-aacog-scandal-leads-dismissal-executive <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yesterday afternoon the Alamo Area Council of Governments (</span>AACOG<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) fired its executive director, Dean </span>Danos<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and accepted the resignation of his deputy, Mike Quinn. Quinn resigned on March 25 and asked for nine months' salary as severance; his request was denied.</span></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:54:01 +0000 Paul Flahive 29275 at http://tpr.org The Source: AACOG Scandal Leads To Dismissal Of Executive Commissioners Approve Bexar County Budget http://tpr.org/post/commissioners-approve-bexar-county-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Bexar County Commissioners have approved a budget of $1.6 billion for the coming fiscal year, which includes an increase of $2.5 million in record management funds -- things like fees for platting and marriage licenses.</p><p>The property tax rate did not increase, but Precinct 3 Commissioner Kevin Wolff explained in court Tuesday morning that in good economic times when property values go up, taxpayers are often confused about why their tax bill is higher.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:12:48 +0000 Eileen Pace 18282 at http://tpr.org Commissioners Approve Bexar County Budget Mayor Castro and Commissioner Wolff Discuss Support and Opposition to Pre-K 4 SA http://tpr.org/post/mayor-castro-and-commissioner-wolff-discuss-support-and-opposition-pre-k-4-sa <p></p><p>San Antonians are heading to the polls to vote for candidates in a number of races and the Pre-K 4 SA proposal – to raise the sales tax one eighth of a cent to pay for a full day pre-kindergarten program that proponents say will help turn around the city’s dropout problem.</p><p>Mayor Julián Castro is the biggest supporter for Pre-K for SA and says it’s not a silver bullet, but a big step in the right direction.</p><p>Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff opposes the proposal&nbsp; because it raises taxes and he says there are too many unanswered questions.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:48:51 +0000 David Martin Davies 1153 at http://tpr.org Mayor Castro and Commissioner Wolff Discuss Support and Opposition to Pre-K 4 SA Current Preschoolers the Face of Pre-K 4 SA http://tpr.org/post/current-preschoolers-face-pre-k-4-sa <p>Four-year-old Jaydon stood with his classmates and teachers outside the Barbara Jordan Community Center on the city’s East Side on Wednesday.</p><p>Rev. Herman Price, who is a leader with Community of Churches for Social Action, spoke about the importance of the Pre-K 4 SA initiative and said it is a moral issue.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:30:51 +0000 Ryan Loyd 925 at http://tpr.org Current Preschoolers the Face of Pre-K 4 SA