There's still no compromise between the City and the San Antonio Police Union. Tuesday was another day of negotiations in the months-long effort to try to reach a new contract, but there wasn't much movement. The union says there's no reason to move from its last offer. 06:27 PM
The House debates well into the night on how to spend taxpayer dollars, a Travis County grand jury releases a scathing report on UT Regent Wallace Hall, and lawmakers consider a bill that would decriminalize truancy.
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A cool dip in Jacob’s Well is a Hill Country rite of passage, but it's a rite of passage that's now going to cost you some money. Our Russell Wilde tells us about the new fees and rules for Jacob's Well Natural Area.
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Lawmakers Propose Bill to Decriminalize Truancy
State lawmakers are working on ways to keep kids in the classroom and out of the courtroom. Senate Bill 106 was heard before the Criminal Justice Committee Tuesday. It looks to decriminalize truancy. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace joins us with more. 08:16 PM
House Members Battle Over State Budget
Public school funding was the big topic kicking off debate on the Texas House budget Tuesday. Our Karina Kling has been following the proceedings and brings us details. 08:28 PM
SXST Promoters Deliver Check to Students
South By Southtown promoters Roland Fuentes and Patricia Lujan hand-delivered $500 to Bonham Elementary art students Tuesday. The money came from the music and arts festival held in Southtown last week. South By Southtown organizers say the money is needed to better guarantee a future for San Antonio arts. 07:24 PM
WATCH: Full San Antonio Mayoral Forum
In a forum co-hosted Wednesday night by TWC News, the San Antonio Express-News and the University of Texas at San Antonio, Mayor Ivy Taylor, former state Sen. Leticia van de Putte, former state Rep. Mike Villarreal and Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Adkisson spoke their minds on everything from rideshare to the police union contract negotiations and water conservation.


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Capital Commentators: Wallace Hall Report, House Budget
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District Readies to Elect Menendez's Replacement
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Students Meet with Business Leaders About Local Jobs
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As STAAR Testing Begins, Lawmakers Discuss Alternatives
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Student Makes Art-Creating Robot
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Chief Addresses New Cadets at Police Academy
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Mexican Law Officials Burn Massive Amounts of Drugs, Illegal Alcohol
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Capital Tonight: HHSC Report, STAAR Testing Bills
Governor Abbott's "strike force" releases its report on the embattled Health and Human Services Commission and warns against consolidation. As students across the tests begin STAAR tests, legislation could give an alternate path to those who don't pass them. Plus, the Senate approves a new school rating system. 03/30/2015 08:23 PM
Abbott Calls Report Regarding HHSC 'Troubling'
Gov. Greg Abbott says a new report out Monday regarding the Health and Human Services Commission is troubling. Abbott called for an investigation into the agency in January after a $110 million state contract fell through over questionable contracting procedures with Austin-based software company 21CT. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace joins us with more. 03/30/2015 08:18 PM

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