Charlie Gonzalez http://tpr.org en The Source: Election Round-Up And VIA Streetcars http://tpr.org/post/source-election-round-and-streetcars <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With several competitive races this election cycle, the city council may see a change in composition next session.</span></p><p>Join Gilbert Garcia from the San Antonio Express-News, Callie Enlow, editor of the the San Antonio Current, and Texas Public Radio's Ryan Loyd&nbsp;as they parse the data and the candidates.</p><p><strong>In the second segment:</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 15:25:02 +0000 Paul Flahive 11079 at http://tpr.org The Source: Election Round-Up And VIA Streetcars The Source: How Healthy, Or Unhealthy, Is San Antonio? http://tpr.org/post/source-how-healthy-or-unhealthy-san-antonio <p><strong>In The First Segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>T<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he health of San Antonio is </span>gauged<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> each year by the San Antonio Metro Health&nbsp;District's </span><a href="http://www.sanantonio.gov/health/pdf/Metro_Health_Annual_Report_2011.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">annual report</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County and San Antonio have never been beacons of health, but the report details the specific issues that we are dealing with locally. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:24:44 +0000 Paul Flahive 9268 at http://tpr.org The Source: How Healthy, Or Unhealthy, Is San Antonio? Latino Activists Call for Three Secretary Posts in Obama’s Second Term http://tpr.org/post/latino-activists-call-three-secretary-posts-obama-s-second-term <p></p><p>As President Barack Obama enters into his second term, he’s building a new cabinet. Latino political activists are watching the process closely and waiting to see if Hispanics are going to be well represented - while also reminding the White House that Latinos are now powerful voting bloc.&nbsp;</p><p>In the first Obama administration two cabinet posts were filed by Latinos – Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Also former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson was nominated to be Commerce Secretary but was forced to withdraw.</p> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:03:42 +0000 David Martin Davies 4656 at http://tpr.org Rep. Charlie Gonzalez On The Fiscal Cliff http://tpr.org/post/rep-charlie-gonzalez-fiscal-cliff <p>Congressman Charlie Gonzalez is ending a 14-year career in the U.S. House, and he's going out as things are heating up -- the august body is still dealing with the political crisis known as the fiscal cliff. Gonzalez explains why he’s leaving Congress and what his successor, Joaquín Castro, needs to know to deal with the pressures of Washington D.C.</p><p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 17:41:45 +0000 David Martin Davies 3852 at http://tpr.org Rep. Charlie Gonzalez On The Fiscal Cliff Gonzalez And Lame Duck Congress Scramble To Avoid Fiscal Cliff http://tpr.org/post/gonzalez-and-lame-duck-congress-scramble-avoid-fiscal-cliff <p></p><p>For the first time in 50 years there wasn’t a Gonzalez listed on the ballot for Congressional District 20 of Texas.</p><p>Gonzalez is done with politics, but he isn’t done with being a congressman – not until his replacement, Democrat Joaquín Castro, is sworn in as his replacement in district 20.</p><p>Gonzalez has a prediction about the looming &nbsp;sequestration, or fiscal cliff, that could force automatic austere spending cuts to the federal budget: “Fiscal Cliff - It’s not going to happen.”</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:14:36 +0000 David Martin Davies 1613 at http://tpr.org Gonzalez And Lame Duck Congress Scramble To Avoid Fiscal Cliff U.S. Rep. Charlie Gonzalez Making Sure Election Supervisors Don't Turn Voters Away http://tpr.org/post/us-rep-charlie-gonzalez-making-sure-election-supervisors-dont-turn-voters-away <p></p><p><a href="http://www.gonzalez.house.gov/" target="_blank">Congressman Charlie Gonzalez</a> is reminding voters and election workers that picture IDs are not required to cast a ballot in Texas. He spoke to Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade about reinforcing the message that Texas has no Voter ID law.&nbsp;</p><p>Congressman Gonzalez was upset last week to read that a Dallas Morning News columnist was asked for a driver’s license when he presented a utility bill at the polling station.</p> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 15:27:45 +0000 Eileen Pace 1266 at http://tpr.org U.S. Rep. Charlie Gonzalez Making Sure Election Supervisors Don't Turn Voters Away