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Your CBD Store is a new member of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.
Dominic Anthony Walsh | Texas Public Radio

For the first time, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce has accepted a CBD business as a member. San Antonio is now the first major Texan city with a CBD business included in its Chamber of Commerce. The commerce chambers of Keller and Greater Heights also include CBD businesses.   


The 86th Texas legislature is in full swing. A coalition of San Antonio businesses and chambers of commerce are teaming up to vocalize their legislative priorities. 


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A new study says the health care and bioscience industry had a $40 billion dollar economic impact on San Antonio last year and employed one out of every six workers in the city.


City of San Antonio International Office Facebook

"Sister cities" are international alliances made to promote cultural and economic ties around the world. 


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Bexar County is home to the sixth largest veteran population in the U.S., according to the Military & Veteran Community Collaborative. More than 12 percent of San Antonio metro area adults are part of the veteran community.


Ryan Poppe | Texas Public Radio

Voters headed to the polls on March 6 may cite the economy as a main motivator behind their choices. What policy priorities are on the minds of business leaders fueling the state's economy? 


Chris Eudaily / TPR News

How can San Antonio drivers be convinced to carpool or use public transit to get to work? A new working group aims to find answers.


U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th MPAD

A $95 billion cut to the Army budget has San Antonio looking down the barrel of 5,900 lost jobs over the course of five years. The sequestration-linked reductions are over 25 percent of the of Army's active-duty force.

Tuesday afternoon, local leaders met with over 1200 community members in a town-hall like "listening session."

The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce predicted the affected 6,000 people, and their 9,000 dependents had a $382 million annual impact on the local economy. 

What would this reduction mean for your family? What if anything can San Antonio do?

Ryan Poppe / TPR News

Transportation was near the top of the list as more than 100 San Antonio civic leaders descended on the Texas Capitol Tuesday to press for measures important to the Alamo City.

As state lawmakers divvy up the budget, San Antonio leaders want them to make easing transportation gridlock a priority. 

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Military cyber security specialists are becoming a welcome part of the civilian workforce, and now there's a training opportunity in San Antonio for veterans and military members who may be headed in an entrepreneurial direction.

It wasn’t so long ago that few had heard about cyber security, but it suddenly rocketed into reality for a broad cross section of shoppers after the recent data breach at Target stores.

But military cyber security specialists have done this work for decades, and their high level of expertise is highly marketable once they become veterans.

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