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Friday, December 11th, 2015

San Marcos officials lobby for federal flood relief funds

Battered by two once-in-a-lifetime floods in the span of six months, San Marcos officials are lobbying for federal funds to reduce the risk to life and property next time.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

In Texas, uncertainty about health plan cancellation uproar

Many Texans in individual health care plans that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act have been spared cancellation notices. But for the Texans whose plans have been dropped, health care experts are encouraging them to proceed...

Monday, January 28th, 2013

San Marcos seeks community development grants

The city of San Marcos will accept applications beginning Feb. 1 to March 4 for Community Development Block Grant funding.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Law targeting Texas State students ensnares Marine vets

An ordinance intended to keep Texas State University students and other young people from disturbing the peace of single-family neighborhoods has ensnared three former U.S. Marines who were twice deployed together in the Iraq the Afghanistan wars...

Friday, March 11th, 2011

City seeks community grant applications

The city of San Marcos is accepting grant applications through April 8 for 2011 Community Development Block Grant projects.

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

City conducts fair housing survey

A fair housing survey is being conducted by the City of San Marcos by mail and online. The city seeks input from 6,000 residents who have made new utility connections in the past 12 months. The survey...

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

San Marcos expands home loan program to Seton employees [PRO]

Seeking to capitalize on Seton Medical Center Hays' opening last month in Kyle, San Marcos city leaders have expanded a forgivable home loan program to include employees of the hospital who earn at least $40,000 a year.