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Joey Palacios

News Reporter

Born and raised in San Antonio, Joey joined the Texas Public Radio newsroom in October of 2011. Joey graduated from Roosevelt High School and obtained an associate of applied science degree in radio and television broadcasting from San Antonio College in 2010.

Joey started his broadcasting career in 2007 at KSYM-90.1 FM as a DJ and later became program director of the station. After graduation, he interned at  KTSA-550 AM and was hired as a reporter covering elections, breaking news, and the 2011 legislative session.

For TPR, Joey covers a variety of general assignments including breaking news, local school districts, higher education, police, fire, capital improvement, non-profits, health care, community issues and local politics. Joey has also had several stories aired on NPR national newscasts.

When not working, Joey enjoys biking, hiking, cooking, and socializing.

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The San Antonio City Council gave final approval Thursday to place city charter amendments proposed by the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association on the November ballot. The action was required because the amendments were driven by petitions.

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Updated throughout at 5:10 p.m.

The San Antonio City Council passed a citizen-driven ordinance Thursday, mandating paid sick leave to be offered to workers at businesses within city limits.

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A Bexar County district court judge has ruled that the City Council may add three city charter amendments proposed by the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association to the November ballot.


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The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday it has created a team of community liaisons to establish working relationships with culturally diverse communities.

 

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The San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association faces a lawsuit from a new political action committee over how the fire union paid to gather signatures for its San Antonio First campaign.

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