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Encouraging support for SMTX Housing 4 All

We would like to draw a parallel line between where we today find ourselves as a nation, working hard to right the long-standing housing inequalities American citizens continue to experience, and how local appointed and elected leaders make decisions that either eliminate or perpetuate these inequalities. When city leaders refuse to take action or worse, actively resist strategies/opportunities that would support the creation of affordable housing types, the overall health and welfare of the community is negatively affected. Housing is a human issue.

Analysis: Shopping for students without schoolrooms, Texas is spending $250 million to narrow the digital divide

One of every six public school students in Texas does not have access to high-speed internet, and 30% of them don’t have a “dedicated and adequate learning device” — a laptop or tablet computer — according to Texas educators who answered a voluntary state survey earlier this year.

Emphatically disagreeing with last week's Daily Record editorial

I write this in disgust after reading Mr. Winter’s (and apparently, the entire Daily Record's) opinion piece published on July 26, 2020 and the narrow perspective presented. As the publisher of this paper, he put a picture of himself in the Sunday paper with an ominous headline, overtly attempting to instill fear while simultaneously claiming that “plain old fear” is what is holding our community back. This is a classic example of why folks complain of media bias! By the way, I’m also pretty sure that guy doesn’t even live in San Marcos but rather Wimberley or Woodcreek or whatever, though, you know, he’s worried about “our” future here in San Marcos.


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