SAFD remembers one of their own; Texas teachers head to the state capitol calling for higher pay | KENS 5 News Now

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SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Fire Department is mourning one of its own. On Sunday morning, the department said Fire Engineer Samuel Hudson had passed in a social media post. Hudson was 42.

Read More: ‘One of the most loyal friends’ | San Antonio Fire Department remembers firefighter who passed away

More than 500 Texas teachers will be on the state capitol steps Monday morning for the Texas American Federation of Teachers Advocacy Day. Texas AFT currently has around 26 bills that they are supporting which focus on better pay for teachers, a 25 percent pay increase for support staff, and a cost of live adjustment (COLA) for teacher pensions among other issues.

Read More: ‘Unprecedented crisis’: Local educators ready to rally at the capitol Monday

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