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Floresville’s Mayor Garza on D.C. mission


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Wilson County News
March 7, 2013, 3:12pm
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NPR interview, Cuellar meeting part of itinerary

FLORESVILLE -- Mayor Diana Garza of Floresville is on a mission to Washington, D.C., where she is meeting with officials including U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, to plead for help with her city’s current financial challenges. Garza talked about her trip in an interview heard today on the National Public Radio (NPR) show “Tell Me More.”

The interview, titled “Small Towns Struggle Too” with host Michel Martin, can be accessed online via this link: http://n.pr/ZhTZP7. In it, Martin draws parallels between the nation’s financial crisis and similar angst felt by cities as large as Detroit and as small as Floresville.

Garza talks about Floresville’s woes and explains how the city was ill- prepared for the housing shortages, population boom, increase in traffic, and lodging needs brought about by the ongoing petrochemical exploration of the Eagle Ford shale. Garza told Martin that she made the trip to the nation’s capitol -- which includes a visit to her “friend Henry” -- on her own time and with her own money.

For more, read the March 13 print edition of the Wilson County News.
 


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Pandora, Tx  
March 12, 2013 10:52am
 
 
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Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
March 12, 2013 10:04am
 
 
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Pandora, Tx  
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Wilson County  
March 12, 2013 7:24am
 
 
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dVille  
March 12, 2013 7:14am
 
 
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Pandora, Tx  
March 11, 2013 6:14pm
 
 
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Pandora  
March 11, 2013 4:45pm
 
 
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Pandora, Tx  
March 11, 2013 3:58pm
 
 
My name...Jose Jimenez
 
 
Concerned Tax Payer  
Floresville, Texas  
March 10, 2013 2:16pm
 
 
Citizens of Floresville, it is time to demand the truth from our officials. What is going on? WE WANT THE TRUTH!!! NO MORE SECRETS!!! Do not be protecting anyone!!!
 
 
Eric  
Floresville  
March 10, 2013 12:42pm
 
 
Tejada told a company to charge over 50% more than what the council approved and it would get paid. Now that company wants to get paid! Our mayor is allowing Joslin to stonewall ... Read More Read More
 

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