With a congressional seat suddenly open, Democrats in the Rio Grande Valley race to recruit for a competitive district
U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez announced last week he’ll seek reelection in a new seat, leaving his 15th Congressional District open for the 2022 election. Candidate filing begins Nov. 13.
Gov. Greg Abbott sets date on special runoff election for Texas House seat vacated by Leo Pacheco
A Republican who once held the seat and a Democrat will go head-to-head in a runoff after no clear winner was decided in the special election to fill the seat of former state Rep. Leo Pacheco of San Antonio.
Republican Lujan, Democrat Ramirez headed for runoff in Special Election for Texas House District 118 in San Antonio
A Republican who once held the seat and a Democrat will go head-to-head in a runoff after no clear winner was decided Tuesday night in the special election to fill the seat of former state Rep. Leo Pacheco of San Antonio.
Southside San Antonio election and 5 things to know to start your morning
Election Day is September 28. Election Day locations can be found here. Here's what else you need to know to start your day, San Antonio. Trying out the Farrah Fawcett look in 2021Texas native and Charlie's Angels star Farrah Fawcett was a national treasure in the late 1970s. But do the Farrah Fawcett curls still hold up for the generation of TikTok dance trends and "devious licks."mysanantonio.com
Special Texas House election for former state Rep. Leo Pacheco’s San Antonio-area district will be Sept. 28
Gov. Greg Abbott set the special election date Tuesday. The race has already drawn several candidates from both parties, and Republicans are eager to make inroads in the San Antonio-area district.
Legislators running out of time to pass bills curbing law enforcement agencies from hiring bad cops
Texas law enforcement agencies have long dealt with troublesome cops who move from one department to another. Transparency bills aim to make their disciplinary records more easily accessible to law enforcement agencies.
Xochil Pea Rodriguez, Roland Gutierrez Land in Runoff in State Senate District 19
Two key Democratic primary races, in Texas Senate District 19 and House District 119, were headed to runoffs early Wednesday. Texas House District 119With Gutierrez in the running for Texas Senate, three Democrats were also vying for his seat in Texas House District 119. Other State House RacesThree Texas House districts in Bexar County have candidates of both parties running unopposed. In House District 117, three-term Democratic State Rep. Phillip Cortez was set to run in November against Republican Carlos Antonio Raymond. Incumbent State Rep. Leo Pacheco (D-San Antonio) ran unopposed in the primary for his second term representing House District 118.therivardreport.com
State legislator credits public administration program for political career
The former human resource specialist for the district praised this colleges public administration program in an interview Nov. 30. The public administration program is well-balanced, he said. It also has human resources, and the public sector has finance so it prepares even for the business element out there in the community.Pacheco said some representatives in San Antonio City Council have a public administration degree. They are Sara Samano, former counselor; Fred Adams, former public administration professor; and Sylvia De Leon, coordinator for the public administration program. Sara convinced me to register for the public administration program and told me if I didnt like it to drop out, Pacheco said.theranger.org
State legislators tour government shelter for migrant teens
CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas - Some state lawmakers on Tuesday toured a government shelter in Carrizo Springs for unaccompanied migrant teens. The facility is used to house unaccompanied teens, ages 13-17, while the government looks for a sponsor for them in the United States. Democratic state Reps. Diego Bernal and Leo Pacheco, of San Antonio, toured the facility. Bernal and Pacheco are critical of how the government is handling the migrant teens. "It may not be like Tornillo and other Border Patrol areas that are worse," Pacheco said.