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Kenric Ward was a former San Antonio-based reporter for Watchdog.org.

Travis County sanctuary penalty could run into millions

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Immigration, News, State Government, Texas  /  No Comments

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Criminal justice grants totaling $1.3 million have already been pulled by the governor.

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Senate cracks down on teacher-student sexcapades

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  Education, News, Texas  /  No Comments

“Educator misconduct has become a statewide epidemic,” said Sen. Paul Bettencourt, author of SB 7.

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Medina, Soules join forces to attack $200 million in bond ‘pork’

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  Accountability, News, Politics & Elections, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

San Antonio’s record $850 million bond proposition faces a left-right punch at the polls this spring.

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Community college administrators fatten up while seeking $450 million more from voters

By   /  March 6, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, News, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

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Amid far-flung travel bills and a shrinking student body, Alamo College administrators seek more tax dollars.

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Leaving public in the dark, Cibolo pushes forward with toll road

By   /  March 3, 2017  /  News, Texas, Transportation  /  No Comments

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The tollway deal is predicated on use of the city’s eminent-domain powers.

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Commentary: Doubling down on debt, San Antonio bond will make poor city poorer

By   /  March 2, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Commentary, Politics & Elections, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

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With per capita income lower than virtually every other big city in Texas, San Antonio comes up with a record debt offering.

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