The Democratic nominee for Lt. Governor, San Antonio State Senator Leticia Van De Putte says the State of Texas must find a way to fund road construction in the coming year. Van De Putte laid out her campaign’s infrastructure platform which includes ending any diversions taken from the State’s Highway Fund.
A leading economist tells state lawmakers that reforms to Mexico’s oil and gas sector could bring the most dramatic changes the Texas border-region has ever seen, and legislators have been tasked with investigating what if any state laws need to be adjusted to help Texas grow economically.
The Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute at the UT Health Science Center will be the lead investigator in a five-year cancer study of Hispanic children in South Texas. The study is funded by a $3.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.
Credit Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute, San Antonio / UTHSC
Children’s cancer research in San Antonio is getting a boost from the National Cancer Institute.
A new infusion of $3.7 million is dedicated to helping an underserved population in South Texas.
South Central Texas is designated is one of 12 sites in the United States with the largest populations of underserved minority children.
The Health Science Center’s Dr. Gail Tomlinson says Hispanic children have the highest incidence of cancers – and the poorest outcomes – and the South Texas population best represents the future demographics of the U.S.
Soldiers at the Center for the Intrepid took a few minutes away from their physical therapy sessions on Monday to visit with NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy.
Cassidy brought some items for the soldiers back from his recent duty aboard the International Space Station.
Staff Sgt., retired, Ben Eberle says he’s always been a space junkie, so when the astronaut walked through the hospital ward at BAM-C and asked if anybody wanted to send any items into space, he was on board.
The Briscoe Western Art Museum has a new offering. It’s a distinguished Lecture series to be held the first Thursday of the next three months. I spoke to Jennifer Chowning, who is their Senior Head of Education and Programs.
“It’s entitled 'Voices of the West' and we are bringing in three distinguished speakers to explore some facet of the American West experience.”
They start off next week with a bang.
“In October on the second, we are inviting Ben Nighthorse Campbell.”
He’s been an Olympic Athlete, jeweler, rancher and Senator.
The state of the American Marriage is in decline. Studies have been showing marriage rates falling for years, but a recent study shows it is actually the lowest it has been in 100 years. A different study out just today shows that the number of "never married" is the highest point it has ever been accounting for 1 in 5 Americans.
The influence of religion in public life has declined say respondents of a recent Pew poll. More than half surveyed were concerned by their perception of the waning influence of religion on policy and the public, wanting more.
The hunger for more religion in public is not a new phenomena especially here in Texas where debates over abortion still rage and controversies erupted over proposed rewrites of state social studies textbooks after the roll of religion was played up.