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District judge delays San Antonio’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance to December. It was set to start next Thursday, August 1.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

San Antonio’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance will be delayed for four months.


Meg Kelly | NPR

Former special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. He will appear before the House Intelligence Committee later today.

Though Mueller has said his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is his testimony, lawmakers have insisted that he testify in person. Watch the proceedings live.

Miguel Guitierrez Jr. | KUT

San Antonio Democratic Congressman Joaquin Castro introduced a bill this week to remove the words “illegal” and “alien” from the United States Immigration and Nationality Act. 

Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

A Bexar County judge has postponed a request to delay the implementation of San Antonio’s paid sick leave ordinance.

Business groups suing over the ordinance and the city requested the delay late Friday.  MOVE Texas and the Texas Organizing Project (TOP) intervened in hopes of stopping the request. Judge Monique Diaz agreed with TOP’s attorneys who argued they didn’t have enough time to prepare for Monday’s hearing.  

The decision is a temporary pause and will be considered on Wednesday – the day the full lawsuit is scheduled to be considered.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

A Bexar County judge has initially denied a request to delay the implementation of San Antonio’s paid sick leave ordinance to December. Judge Monique Diaz decided intervenors — the Texas Organizing Project — did not have enough time to prepare for today’s hearing.

A young girl at a migrant shelter in Nuevo Laredo.
Reynaldo Leaños Jr. | Texas Public Radio

A group of women sit on a white wooden bench at Casa Del Migrante Amar in Nuevo Laredo, chatting and eating fruit on a blistering hot summer day.

More than 100 migrants are at the shelter. Some are from Central America and others come from across Latin America.

One of the women, Magda, fled Venezuela’s oppressive regime. On her way to Nuevo Laredo, she heard stories about the area being dangerous. The day after she arrived, she was robbed. 

Demolition efforts begin on the state-owned G.J. Sutton Building.
Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Demolition efforts began this week on the state-owned G.J. Sutton Building, to the dismay of historians. 


Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio during a deployment.
Courtesy of AETC Public Affairs

A special warfare training instructor assigned to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland received the nation’s third highest medal for gallantry Thursday. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio saved lives during an unexpected attack in eastern Afghanistan last year. 


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The City of San Antonio and San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association are ready to begin Arbitration under Proposition C.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Planning for San Antonio’s paid sick leave ordinance continues as a lawsuit has been filed trying to stop it from taking effect on August 1.  

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