URBAN ISSUESBid for FBI Building Sets off Healthy Competition
San Jose Mercury News
The FBI's announcement that it needs a new home has touched off a virtual real estate beauty contest, with communities around the region jockeying for the opportunity to attract the law enforcement agency-and attendant economic benefits-to their neighborhoods.
ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGYDon't Pump Rural Texas Dry for Cities
San Antonio Express News
In Uvalde, we have experienced the drought as much as anybody; as mayor of that community and owner of a family farming operation, I have learned more about water politics and the cost of water than I bargained for.