County commissioners voted for any department or elected offices not in compliance with the biometric cock in system, employees will not be allowed to accrue additional hours or receive electronic paycheck.
While many are still talking about Lyft services stopping operations in the city, taxi drivers are saying they feel left out in the decision making. Taxi cab drivers say they were not aware or informed that the ride sharing service was coming to town.
The Webb County Commissioners Court is developing a master plan and design for the Fair Grounds, also known as LIFE. Today commissioners will authorize the purchasing agent to solicit proposals from the public for the donation or sale of land.
The county has been in talks to build a fire department complex on the south side of Laredo.Instead of having one complex commissioners voted to make two stations, one in the south side of town and the other on the north side.
Mayor Pete Saenz, the assistant city manager and the budget director are in New York City for a summit that focuses on improving municipal programs. Laredo is one of a hundred mid-size cities chosen by Bloomberg philanthropies to participate.
The Fernando Salinas Community Center has a date set for completion, after being in the works for more than a decade. Zertuche Construction said that April 30th will be the new deadline for the community center.
A peaceful protest was held downtown this weekend to discuss border issues. Among the politicians and activists attending, several first and second generation immigrants were also present to hear about the discussion focusing on the home they've created here where the U.S. meets Mexico.
The ride sharing service Lyft began operating in the city last week, but within a day the city attorney's office halted Lyft's services in Laredo. Halting the service has many people talking which prompted the issue to be discussed at city council.
Congressman Henry Cuellar issued a statement soon after the Obamacare replacement bill was pulled from consideration. Cuellar says he welcomed the news that house republicans chose to withdraw the proposal.
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