Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has revived his fight against same-sex marriage when told a panel of judges at the US 5th Circuit court that marriage should only exist between those who can produce life.
In his brief submitted to the federal appeals court, Abbott reasons that the law was intended to protect children by promoting traditional marriage between men and women who procreate.
San Antonio attorney Neel Lane, who represents two same-sex couples fighting to have that ban on same-sex marriage removed.
Residents and workers in San Antonio got to be park planners Tuesday at Sunset Station to help shape the future of Hemisfair Park.
With the help of table facilitators, people answered questions from a form designed to give planners an idea of what should be included in the Civic Park, Hemisfair's second and largest future green space.
Mike McGlone walked his table full of people through the brainstorming and idea session. He asked for his table to participate in the process instead of being shy.
The head of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission told a select committee of state lawmakers he is not as concerned about the spread of disease related to unaccompanied minors coming into the state from Central America.
One of the state’s roles in these children’s lives has to do with screening the children who are headed to group homes or foster care.
Texas HHS Executive Director Dr. Kyle Janek said they screen these children because of the possibility of them being integrated in the Texas school system.
VIA's multi-million dollar modern streetcar plan will have to take a new track as the city and county have indicated both will withdraw their support from the project. The city of San Antonio stated its intent to remove it’s $32 million pledge, leaving many to cheer or chastise its decision.
The decision to remove funding by the city and county took both supporters and opponents of VIA’s multimillion dollar modern street car plan by surprise. But that doesn’t mean the plan is completely dead.
Two community funding organizations have come together to support the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. The gifts to the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System will help provide care for seriously ill children.
The two gifts are a combined $4 million for the hospital. One, for $3 million from the Valero Energy Foundation, and the other a $1 million gift from the Margie and Bill Klesse Family Foundation.
Texas lawmakers are questioning the heads of state agencies about the overall cost analysis related to the influx of border crossings. The legislative committee is charged with determining the short-term and potential long-term financial impact that could cost taxpayers $17 million per month.
Mayor Ivy Taylor stands in front of her desk inside her new office at City Hall. In her first major move, she announced the city council will ask staff to draft an ordinance to remove the city's $32 million contribution to the streetcar project.