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District 6 on the San Antonio City Council is one of four seats that will not have an incumbent running in the 2017 Mayoral and City Council election. That guarantees a new face will represent the far West and Northwest sides of San Antonio. Most of the candidates appeared at a debate Monday night to highlight what they want to do for the district.

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Last June, the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union – a campaign commonly called "Brexit" – was approved by almost 52% of voters. After a changing of the guard in leadership, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to pull the trigger on the withdrawal process next week, by invoking Article 50 on the EU treaty.

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Hot-button issues like highway congestion and improving the bus system take center stage most often in discussions about transportation in San Antonio, but there's another way people get around town: They walk.

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Education leaders in the Texas Senate discussed the creation of tax-credit vouchers and private school choice options on Tuesday.  It’s an issue that has pitted House education leaders against those in the Senate when it comes to public school funding vs. private school options.

Friendswood Republican Sen. Larry Taylor is the chairman of the Senate Education Committee and the author of a bill that would create a private school choice option as an alternative to public schools in Texas.

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Legislation aimed at reducing homeowners’ property taxes passes out of the Texas Senate.   But some critical of the bill still worry it will reduce what cities and counties use to fund their local police, fire, and emergency services.

The bill introduced by Sen. Paul Bettencourt would lower the percentage that cities and counties could raise property taxes when property values aren’t providing enough revenue to fund local municipalities’ budgets.

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