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Updated at 5:45 p.m.

The proposed budget for San Antonio is reaching its highest amount yet, at $2.8 billion — about $157 million above last year. City Manager Sheryl Sculley will present her budget to the City Council Thursday morning.

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The issue of paid sick leave for workers in San Antonio has crossed an important threshold. Over 70,000 required signatures from petitions were certified by the San Antonio City Council Thursday.

 


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The San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association is filing a federal lawsuit against the city over its “free speech areas” at city libraries. The union claims the city violated the First Amendment when it prevented union petitioners from entering the buildings.


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Bexar County will soon open a new multimillion dollar intake facility for processing and detaining suspects after an arrest, but the San Antonio Police Department has said it would decline to use it.

For the fourth time in five years, the City of San Antonio is designated an "All-America City."

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Municipal codes are a consistent standard for buildings, structures and properties in every city.


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Over 140,000 petition signatures requesting paid sick leave for workers across San Antonio were hand-delivered to City Hall Thursday. Working Texans for Paid Sick Time, a coalition of grassroots organizations from across the state, is pushing for the measure.


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San Antonio’s city clerk has officially certified the three petitions submitted by the San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association to amend the city charter.


The City of San Antonio is seeking resident input on the 2019 fiscal year budget.  


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San Antonio repaired 75,000 pot holes last year. The city’s transportation and capital improvements department says it wants to repair even more this year using its Pothole Patrol  crew of more than 30 workers, whose job it is to ride around the city looking for potholes.


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