Nelson Wolff http://tpr.org en Wolff Beats Adkisson In County Judge Primary, Faces Soules In General Election http://tpr.org/post/wolff-beats-adkisson-county-judge-primary-faces-soules-general-election <p></p><p>Going into the election, the quest for the Democratic nomination for Bexar County judge appeared to be a tight contest. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the mood of each camp told the story as soon as early voting results came in.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Even though the candidates knew the South Side of San Antonio is traditionally an election-day voting crowd, each seemed convinced of the outcome moments after the early vote tabulations crossed the computer screen at 7:15.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:10:47 +0000 Eileen Pace 27759 at http://tpr.org Wolff Beats Adkisson In County Judge Primary, Faces Soules In General Election Wolff And Adkisson Make Final Push To Voters Before Primary Election http://tpr.org/post/wolff-and-adkisson-make-final-push-voters-primary-election <p>In the last efforts to gain the democratic nomination for Bexar County judge, Nelson Wolff and his challenger, Tommy Adkisson, spent time with the people they hope to get to the polls to vote in Tuesday's primary. Wolff spent a warm Saturday block walking on the far Southside.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“This is our third street,” Wolff said, walking up to the gate at a home where the owner stopped doing yard work to chat.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Is this your place?” Wolff asked of Ross </span>Suniga<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:01:31 +0000 Eileen Pace 27692 at http://tpr.org Wolff And Adkisson Make Final Push To Voters Before Primary Election HHS Sec. Sebelius Stops In San Antonio To Push Affordable Care Act Enrollment http://tpr.org/post/hhs-sec-sebelius-stops-san-antonio-push-affordable-care-act-enrollment <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius made a tour through San Antonio Friday to encourage more people to enroll in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.</span></p><p>Sebelius<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joined </span>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County Judge Nelson Wolff on a final push before the March 31 open enrollment deadline to talk about health care and offer examples of people who are satisfied with the Affordable Care Act program.</span></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:28:13 +0000 Eileen Pace 27523 at http://tpr.org HHS Sec. Sebelius Stops In San Antonio To Push Affordable Care Act Enrollment Bexar Commissioners Viewing Additional Contracts For San Pedro Creek Redevelopment http://tpr.org/post/bexar-commissioners-viewing-additional-contracts-san-pedro-creek-redevelopment <p>On Tuesday Bexar County Commissioners will consider some of the contracts for renovation of San Pedro Creek.</p><p>The San Pedro Creek restoration project announced last May has been touted as the second River Walk for downtown. The project starts at Fox Tech and runs southward and ties into the trails at Mission Concepción.</p><p>County Judge Nelson Wolff said it will take over 40 acres out of the flood zone and make them developable.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:50:52 +0000 Eileen Pace 26887 at http://tpr.org Bexar Commissioners Viewing Additional Contracts For San Pedro Creek Redevelopment The Source: Allies Face-Off For County Judge | City Looks To Cut Police/Fire Benefits http://tpr.org/post/source-allies-face-county-judge-city-looks-cut-policefire-benefits <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p>As early voting begins tomorrow for primary races across the state we highlight the race for the Democratic nominee for Bexar County Judge. Longtime District 4 County Commissioner Tommy Adkisson is challenging sitting Judge, Nelson Wolff.</p><p>Both men have served over a decade at the county level. Adkisson&nbsp;was elected in 1998 and Wolff appointed as judge in 2001.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:40:15 +0000 Paul Flahive 26843 at http://tpr.org The Source: Allies Face-Off For County Judge | City Looks To Cut Police/Fire Benefits Commissioners Draw New Boundaries For JP And Constable Precincts http://tpr.org/post/commissioners-draw-new-boundaries-jp-and-constable-precincts <p>Bexar County commissioners voted to redraw the boundaries for the justice of the peace precincts prior to the next election. The administrative move is designed to simplify the boundaries and at the same time reduce court costs.</p><p>There have been four precincts for justice of the peace courts, and there are four Bexar County precincts each represented by a commissioner. But the boundaries of the two types of jurisdictions have not matched.</p><p>Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said there was an attempt by previous administrations to equalize the election process.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 23:06:50 +0000 Eileen Pace 21413 at http://tpr.org Commissioners Draw New Boundaries For JP And Constable Precincts Applications Now Open For BiblioTech Library Cards http://tpr.org/post/applications-now-open-bibliotech-library-cards <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bexar County residents can now apply for their own BiblioTech library card, as the</span> country’s first bookless all-digital public library gets ready to open its doors less than a month from now.</p><p>When it opens, the library will have 10,000 titles available for download from the publisher 3M.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:33:47 +0000 Joey Palacios 16985 at http://tpr.org Applications Now Open For BiblioTech Library Cards Bexar County Approves $5.5 Million To Help Flooded Espada Residents http://tpr.org/post/bexar-county-approves-55-million-help-flooded-espada-residents <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been more than two months since the flood, and t</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he process of recovery in the Espada area is moving forward slowly. The San Antonio&nbsp;River Authority has o</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ffered </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">residents a few options, but so far no action has been taken. </span></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Eileen Pace 16186 at http://tpr.org Bexar County Approves $5.5 Million To Help Flooded Espada Residents Judge Nelson Wolff Supports Proposed City-County Consolidation http://tpr.org/post/judge-nelson-wolff-supports-proposed-city-county-consolidation <p>Bexar County Judge Nelson has placed his support behind a bill in the legislature that would consolidate the governments of San Antonio and Bexar County into a <a href="http://tpr.org/post/could-city-san-antonio-and-bexar-county-become-one-governing-body" target="_blank">single entity</a>.</p><p>A pair of bills filed by state Rep. Lyle Larson would create a single government combining San Antonio’s City Council with the Bexar County Commissioner’s Court.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:20:00 +0000 Joey Palacios 7117 at http://tpr.org Judge Nelson Wolff Supports Proposed City-County Consolidation Former Councilman Frank Wing Dead at 75 http://tpr.org/post/former-councilman-frank-wing-dead-75 <p></p><p>Wing served San Antonio for 16 years in Council District 4, from 1977 to 1993. &nbsp;He served under four mayoral administrations – first under Lila Cockrell, then Henry Cisneros, Lila Cockrell again, and finally Nelson Wolff.</p><p>Wing was one of the first council members elected from a single-member district. Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said Wing took office during a time when ethnic tensions were strained, and his effect on San Antonio was extensive.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:31:43 +0000 Eileen Pace 1121 at http://tpr.org Former Councilman Frank Wing Dead at 75