San Antonio hires Claude Jacob to lead Metro Health Roughly one year after the previous director resigned, San Antonio’s Health Department will have a permanent director in Claude A. Jacob. by Iris Dimmick Latest Mayoral forums: Gutierrez-Homer casts herself as Nirenberg, Brockhouse alternative by Jackie Wang Mayoral forums: Nirenberg supports City’s dogged pursuit of police reform at negotiating table by Jackie Wang San Antonio seeks resident input on review of police services by Iris Dimmick Immigrant rights groups call for transparency after touring emergency migrant youth shelter by Waylon Cunningham Southtown gallery Presa House engages Bexar County DA, Planned Parenthood for upcoming events by Josh Feola More news Democratic lawmakers decry governor’s ‘political bombs’ after Freeman Coliseum abuse reports revealed U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro said Gov. Greg Abbott threw “political bombs” when he called for the closure of an emergency migrant youth shelter. by Jackie Wang Kenny Wilson steps down as head of Haven for Hope After five years as president and CEO of Haven for Hope, Kenny Wilson is stepping into a part-time role. by Iris Dimmick Watch: Fix SAPD, police union debate merits of Proposition B Bexar Facts, KSAT, and the San Antonio Report hosted a forum Thursday with representatives from Fix SAPD, the police union to discuss Proposition B. by Jackie Wang Gov. Abbott wants migrant youth facility at Freeman Coliseum closed after state receives abuse reports Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that allegations of abuse and neglect of migrant youths have been lodged with state agencies. by Jackie Wang Poll: Many voters undecided on whether to end collective bargaining rights for local police Nearly 30% of registered voters in San Antonio have not decided if they are in favor of stripping the local police union of its right to collectively bargain. by Iris Dimmick Fix SAPD, police union grow campaign war chests in fight over Prop B Thanks to another significant boost from a progressive nonprofit, the police reform group that wants San Antonians to vote yes for Proposition B continues to raise significant financial support. by Iris Dimmick Distribution of COVID-19 relief funds must prioritize those who need it most Commentary: Logic would dictate most resources should go to the greatest need – especially in a city that strived to adopt an equity budget. by Mohammad Rasool Prop B panel: Key players to debate repeal of collective bargaining for police KSAT, the San Antonio Report, and Bexar Facts will host an April 8 panel discussion on the issues surrounding Proposition B. by San Antonio Report Staff In wake of ethnically motivated incidents, local organizers rally Asian voters Earlier in March, San Antonians gathered to condemn anti-Asian racism. Now, four Asian-owned businesses are hosting voter registration drives. by Jackie Wang Unaccompanied migrant minors begin arriving at Freeman Coliseum The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily housing unaccompanied migrant youth at the Freeman Coliseum. by Jackie Wang Newly minted Texas Vista Medical Center to tackle health care disparities on South Side The newly minted Texas Vista Medical Center launched with a renewed focus on addressing health disparities in San Antonio’s South Side. by Iris Dimmick New $3,000 child tax credit called a ‘step in the right direction’ but might not be a game-changer in the short term The expanded 2021 Child Tax Credit is slated to give parents $300 per month, per child. But for some families, it may not last long enough. by Iris Dimmick Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.