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The Express-News political team takes you for a spin inside the halls of power. Hosted by Metro Columnist Gilbert Garcia.

The Express-News political team takes you for a spin inside the halls of power. Hosted by Metro Columnist Gilbert Garcia.

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United States

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The Express-News political team takes you for a spin inside the halls of power. Hosted by Metro Columnist Gilbert Garcia.

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@expressnews

Language:

English

Contact:

(210) 250-3000


Episodes

Episode 99: Eviction Friction

5/18/2020
Express-News political reporters break down a contentious council vote. https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:23:28

Episode 98: Municipal Money Crunch

5/11/2020
Express-News political reporters discuss the city's $200 million shortfall https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:27:27

Episode 97: Partially Open for Business

5/4/2020
Express-News reporters reflect on the clash between state and local approaches to COVID-19. https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-

Duration:00:24:24

Episode 96: COVID-19 Confusion

4/28/2020
Gilbert Garcia and Greg Jefferson discuss the state's tentative open-for-business move. https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:25:43

Episode 95: Behind the masks

4/21/2020
Express-News political reporters talk about the city's latest social-distancing directive. https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:25:39

Episode 94: City Hall braces for severe cutbacks in San Antonio

4/13/2020
Express-News political reporters assess the major reductions in city programs and funding forced by the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more.

Duration:00:30:52

Episode 93: Coping with COVID-19

3/31/2020
Express-News political reporters assess the impact of the city's social-distancing policies. https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:25:03

Episode 92: The Ron Nirenberg interview on COVID-19

3/16/2020
Express-News reporters talk to the mayor about San Antonio’s response to the coronavirus. https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:28:12

Episode 91: A Visit from T.J. Mayes

3/11/2020
San Antonio attorney T.J. Mayes talks about opioids, vaping, aquifer protection and the coronavirus. https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/politics/article/Podcast-Assessing-the-fate-of-this-year-s-15118368.php

Duration:00:30:16

Episode 90: Good Night to be a Rickhoff

3/4/2020
Express-News political reporters break down Tuesday’s Texas primary results. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:29:43

Episode 89: Saldaña’s Big Move

2/24/2020
Express-News political reporters talk about Rey Saldaña’s political future, the aquifer protection program and a juvenile-court judge who needs to grow up. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:26:17

Arbitration Implications

2/18/2020
Express-News political reporters break down the new fire-union contract, the Pre-K 4 SA vote and the Texas primary. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:24:24

Episode 87: The Xochil Peña Rodriguez interview

2/10/2020
Texas Senate candidate Xochil Peña Rodriguez talks about public education, health care and growing up the daughter of a congressman. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:27:56

Episode 86: Bexar County GOP in Crisis

2/3/2020
Express-News political reporters talk to Charlotte Williamson Eisenhauer, who is challenging Cynthia Brehm for the leadership of the county Republican Party. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:35:27

Episode 85: The Trish DeBerry interview

1/28/2020
Express-News political reporters talk to the Commissioners Court candidate about property taxes, bail reform and government transparency. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:29:44

Episode 84: Sales-tax logjam

1/21/2020
San Antonio Express-News political reporters break down the latest developments at City Hall. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:22:21

Episode 83: A Visit with Tony Gonzales, Republican candidate for the U.S. House

1/14/2020
Tony Gonzales is following the Will Hurd blueprint. The 20-year Navy veteran from San Antonio sat down with the Puro Politics team to discuss his campaign. Read more: https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/politics/article/Podcast-Gonzales-follows-Hurd-s-blueprint-in-14972372.php

Duration:00:29:53

Episode 81: 2020 Texas primary preview

12/3/2019
From the San Antonio Express-News, Gilbert Garcia and Greg Jefferson break down some local races to watch. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics-podcast/

Duration:00:23:53

Episode 80: Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales looks for answers on paid sick leave

11/25/2019
The West Side councilwoman goes on the record with Gilbert Garcia and the Express-News political reporters. She says she was disappointed by last week’s injunction from District Judge Peter Sakai. Read more: https://www.expressnews.com/podcasts/puro-politics/

Duration:00:34:43