Policy

Federal judge says Texas still needs oversight to fix its ‘broken’ foster care system

In a 116-page order, U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack said Texas has dragged its heels on foster care reform and said the state continues to need oversight as it tries to fix its system.

Will an Obama-era policy move more low-income renters north?

Housing rule change proposed by former HUD Secretary Julián Castro aims to spread more Section 8 renters to better neighborhoods. Whether those neighborhoods accept them remains to be seen.

What’s wrong with housing in S.A. — and how to fix it

At this weekend’s housing workshop, residents had a chance to speak up and identify problems with housing in San Antonio and offer solutions.

Making free speech free

The city’s parade ordinance fee can be out of reach for many local organizations, but a new proposal may change that.

Is San Antonio ready to take on sugary drinks?

Excessive soda consumption could be the next public health issue on the City Council’s agenda.

What does affordable housing mean to you?

One person’s “affordable housing” is another person’s “shelter poverty.”