Texans are paying for state’s ban on business when firms stop investing in firearms – 90.5 WESA

AILSA CHANG, HOST: Texas is banning state and local government agencies from doing business with financial firms that they say are, quote, “boycotting the gun and fossil fuel industries.” It’s a move other Republican-led states are following. But experts say the shift in Texas is already costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. Texas Public … Read more

Christian phone company funded Texas ‘Don’t Say Trans’ school board – mySA

A conservative company is spending thousands of dollars to pass anti-trans policies in Texas schools.  Maskot/Getty Images/Maskot A Dallas-based Christian conservative wireless provider known as Patriot Mobile funded the election of 11 new school board members in multiple North Texas school districts, according to a recent Axios report. Patriot Mobile was also responsible for getting … Read more

‘Cities know how to get it done’ | US Labor Secretary praises San Antonio’s workforce development program

He joined Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX 20) to discuss the city’s Ready to Work program and its connection to national workforce initiatives. SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh toured a southwest-side community college Monday as part of his support for a jobs program in San Antonio. Secretary Walsh … Read more

Industrial boom draws Dallas firm’s new 45-acre project near San Antonio International Airport – San Antonio Express-News

Increasing demand for warehouse and distribution space in San Antonio has spurred another project: a 689,000-square-foot industrial park near San Antonio International Airport. Stream Realty Partners’ Interpark Logistics Center will include five office and warehouse buildings on 45 acres at U.S. 281, Wurzbach Parkway, West Avenue and Interpark Boulevard. “This project represents one of the … Read more