KSAT Q&A: San Antonio mayor discusses area unemployment resources, COVID-19 and Fiesta changes

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg explains local issues affecting residents

KSAT Q&A: San Antonio mayor discusses area unemployment resources, COVID-19 and Fiesta changes
KSAT Q&A: San Antonio mayor discusses area unemployment resources, COVID-19 and Fiesta changes

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg joined KSAT anchors Steve Spriester and Myra Arthur to talk about state and local issues affecting area residents on Tuesday’s KSAT Q&A.

Below are a few takeaways from the conversation with the mayor:

  • Even after Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to not accept federal stimulus unemployment benefits, the City of San Antonio Assistance Programs will continue.
    • The city is offering housing, utility and workforce training help. Call 311 to find out more.
  • The San Antonio Police Officers Association and the City of San Antonio continue contract negotiations.
    • Mayor Nirenberg says he will only accept the “right deal,” and is looking for accountability and more from any deal the negotiations produce.
  • The Mayor is confident that Fiesta will be conducted well and said that the Fiesta Commission has been talking to health officials to ensure people can attend events safely.

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