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LGBTQ Advisory Committee Challenges City’s Neutrality on Senate Bill 15

LGBTQ Advisory Committee Challenges City’s Neutrality on Senate Bill 15

The Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee is challenging the City of San Antonio’s “neutral” stance on Senate Bill 15, a measure currently under consideration in the Texas Senate which would prohibit the local regulation of private employers. On its face, SB 15 would prohibit cities from requiring that private companies offer paid sick leave and other

Mayor Nirenberg and LGBTQ Advisory Committee to Hold Town Hall

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced today that he will be holding a town hall meeting on February 19 in conjunction with his LGBTQ Advisory Committee. According to the Facebook announcement, the Mayor and the Advisory Committee will be having “a discussion on the issues affecting the community.” The event, which is dubbed “Mayor Nirenberg’s

Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee Set to Meet for First Time

Members of San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s newly-appointed LGBTQ Advisory Committee are set to have their first meeting on Thursday, May 31 at the Central Library Auditorium. The gathering marks the first time the mayor will have the opportunity to meet the 15 members of the committee face to face since they were chosen. Future

SA’s LGBT LULAC Council Elects New Leadership

San Antonio’s LGBT LULAC chapter, Orgullo de San Antonio Council #22198, elected a new roster of officers during its recent membership meeting. Those elected to leadership positions were: Maria R. Salazar, president; Julius Lorenzi, vice president; Abel Zamora, treasurer; Laura Mullin-Mendoza, secretary; and Francisco Saucedo, Jr., vice president of youth. Orgullo de San Antonio was

Fifteen Named to Mayor Nirenberg’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee

Fifteen San Antonio citizens have been named to Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee. The finalists were chosen from almost 200 applicants who were required to fill out an application that was widely distributed throughout the community in March. Applications were reviewed by the selection committee which was comprised of community members Gregory Casillas, Phillip

SA Democratic Stalwart and Ally, Choco Gonzalez Meza Has Died

Choco Gonzalez Meza, who was a tireless activist for the Democratic Party and the lead of the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in San Antonio, died on October 9, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. “Choco Gonzalez Meza is a treasure, a tremendous resource for San Antonio, a mover-shaker and a dedicated organizer for women,

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