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A town hall about the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Association's proposed city charter amendments was abruptly canceled Thursday night after fire union president Chris Steele announced he would not attend.

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Updated Sept. 21, 4:45 p.m. with a statement from Bexar County Party Chair Monica Ramirez Alcantara.

A day after an endorsement of city charter amendments, Bexar County Democratic Party Chair Monica Ramirez Alcantara said in a statement that the announcement had created "serious concerns" among the party’s county executive committee.

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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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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 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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