December 2023 NEWS

Galveston council should support workforce housing effort

  The Galveston City Council should approve a simple resolution of support for Build Galveston’s efforts to ease a housing crisis that threatens to undermine the island economically and culturally. Build Galveston’s mission is to encourage and help finance development of... Read More >

Op/Ed: Billionaire-Built Cities Would Be Better Than Nothing

      A company backed by Silicon Valley’s most powerful investors, including the LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, assembled a land empire outside San Francisco and announced a bold vision to build a brand-new... Read More >

Workforce housing in Galveston gains momentum, financial backing

    An organization with a mission to encourage and help finance the development of housing that’s affordable to teachers, police, firefighters, and other professionals will seek a resolution of support from the city council next month. Build Galveston, a... Read More >

In Galveston, a New First Response to Mental Health Crises

After a neighbor called 911 on her, Melissa Perez explained to two responding police officers that she had cut the fire alarm wires to her southwest San Antonio apartment building because the FBI was using the system to spy on her. The cops asked her to walk over to their patrol cars, but instead... Read More >

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