News @ 9 Business Briefing: San Antonio’s growing poverty rate

News @ 9 Business Briefing: San Antonio’s growing poverty rate


THIS REZONING REQUEST AND THEN
ADVISED THE CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS ABOUT IT. AND THEY’LL ADVISED THE CITY COUNCIL
MEMBERS ABOUT IT. AND THEY’LL
VOTE ON IT. LET’S TALK ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE LET’S TALK ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE
THAT THE EXPRESS NEWS HAS LET’S TALK ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE
THAT THE EXPRESS NEWS HAS
COVERED THAT DIRECTLY TALKS THAT THE EXPRESS NEWS HAS
COVERED THAT DIRECTLY TALKS
ABOUT SAN ANTONIO. COVERED THAT DIRECTLY TALKS
ABOUT SAN ANTONIO.
>>THE POVERTY RATE HAS SAN ABOUT SAN ANTONIO.
>>THE POVERTY RATE HAS SAN
ANTONIO, INCREASING WHILE THE>>THE POVERTY RATE HAS SAN
ANTONIO, INCREASING WHILE THE
MEDIAN INCOME SLIPS IS DECREASE ANTONIO, INCREASING WHILE THE
MEDIAN INCOME SLIPS IS DECREASE
RIGHT. YEAH, I MEAN THIS IS MEDIAN INCOME SLIPS IS DECREASE
RIGHT. YEAH, I MEAN THIS IS
IN. RIGHT. YEAH, I MEAN THIS IS
IN.
>>A SENSE. IT’S NOT IN.
>>A SENSE. IT’S NOT
SURPRISING. BUT IT’S STILL YOU>>A SENSE. IT’S NOT
SURPRISING. BUT IT’S STILL YOU
KNOW IT’S A KIND OF TRAGIC. SURPRISING. BUT IT’S STILL YOU
KNOW IT’S A KIND OF TRAGIC.
AND YOU CAN LOOK AT THE POVERTY KNOW IT’S A KIND OF TRAGIC.
AND YOU CAN LOOK AT THE POVERTY
RATE IN 2 WAYS. AND YOU CAN LOOK AT THE POVERTY
RATE IN 2 WAYS.
YOU KNOW ONE IS THE CITY THE RATE IN 2 WAYS.
YOU KNOW ONE IS THE CITY THE
CITY ITSELF JUST EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ONE IS THE CITY THE
CITY ITSELF JUST EVERYTHING
WITHIN SAN ANTONIO CITY LIMITS. THERE YOU’VE GOT A POVERTY RATE THERE YOU’VE GOT A POVERTY RATE
OF NEARLY 20%. IT’S A NEW ROUND THERE YOU’VE GOT A POVERTY RATE
OF NEARLY 20%. IT’S A NEW ROUND
OF 18 POINTS 8. OF NEARLY 20%. IT’S A NEW ROUND
OF 18 POINTS 8.
IF YOU THE REST OF THE METRO OF 18 POINTS 8.
IF YOU THE REST OF THE METRO
AREA WHICH TAKES YOU BROUGHT IF YOU THE REST OF THE METRO
AREA WHICH TAKES YOU BROUGHT
THAT IT’S A LITTLE OVER 15% AREA WHICH TAKES YOU BROUGHT
THAT IT’S A LITTLE OVER 15%
PUBLIC. SO THAT’S BASICALLY THAT IT’S A LITTLE OVER 15%
PUBLIC. SO THAT’S BASICALLY
WITH EITHER ONE OF THOSE. PUBLIC. SO THAT’S BASICALLY
WITH EITHER ONE OF THOSE.
YOU KNOW. ONE IN 5 SANTORUM. WITH EITHER ONE OF THOSE.
YOU KNOW. ONE IN 5 SANTORUM.
♪ AND IN FACT I MEAN THAT THAT’S AND IN FACT I MEAN THAT THAT’S
THE HIGHEST RATES ON BOTH AND IN FACT I MEAN THAT THAT’S
THE HIGHEST RATES ON BOTH
COUNTS. THE HIGHEST RATES ON BOTH
COUNTS.
♪ I MEAN CERTAINLY AMONG ARE SUCH I MEAN CERTAINLY AMONG ARE SUCH
GREAT. YEAH, YEAH AND THIS IS I MEAN CERTAINLY AMONG ARE SUCH
GREAT. YEAH, YEAH AND THIS IS
♪ GREAT. YEAH, YEAH AND THIS IS

YOU KNOW. ♪
YOU KNOW.
I MENTIONED THIS IS NOT REALLY YOU KNOW.
I MENTIONED THIS IS NOT REALLY
SURPRISING. THAT’S BECAUSE. I MENTIONED THIS IS NOT REALLY
SURPRISING. THAT’S BECAUSE.
♪ SURPRISING. THAT’S BECAUSE.

YOU KNOW SAN ANTONIO IS ♪
YOU KNOW SAN ANTONIO IS
♪ YOU KNOW SAN ANTONIO IS

ALWAYS BEEN. ♪
ALWAYS BEEN.
YOU KNOW IT’S REALLY ONE OF THE ALWAYS BEEN.
YOU KNOW IT’S REALLY ONE OF THE
POOREST THE LARGE CITIES IN THE YOU KNOW IT’S REALLY ONE OF THE
POOREST THE LARGE CITIES IN THE
COUNTRY. POOREST THE LARGE CITIES IN THE
COUNTRY.
>>AND THE CITY COUNCIL THE COUNTRY.
>>AND THE CITY COUNCIL THE
LAST COUPLE YEARS THEY’VE BEEN>>AND THE CITY COUNCIL THE
LAST COUPLE YEARS THEY’VE BEEN
TRYING TO DIRECT POLICY MORE LAST COUPLE YEARS THEY’VE BEEN
TRYING TO DIRECT POLICY MORE
GEARED TOWARDS RELEASE TAKING TRYING TO DIRECT POLICY MORE
GEARED TOWARDS RELEASE TAKING
INTO ACCOUNT EQUITY FOR GEARED TOWARDS RELEASE TAKING
INTO ACCOUNT EQUITY FOR
INEQUALITY EQUITIES A BIG A INTO ACCOUNT EQUITY FOR
INEQUALITY EQUITIES A BIG A
BUZZ WORD THAT WE HEAR IN A INEQUALITY EQUITIES A BIG A
BUZZ WORD THAT WE HEAR IN A
LOT OF CONVERSATIONS ABOUT HOW BUZZ WORD THAT WE HEAR IN A
LOT OF CONVERSATIONS ABOUT HOW
POLICY IS BEING DIRECTED YOU TO LOT OF CONVERSATIONS ABOUT HOW
POLICY IS BEING DIRECTED YOU TO
TRY TO FIGHT. POLICY IS BEING DIRECTED YOU TO
TRY TO FIGHT.
>>YOU KNOW THAT THAT UH YEAH TRY TO FIGHT.
>>YOU KNOW THAT THAT UH YEAH
WHEN THEY CALL IT IN.>>YOU KNOW THAT THAT UH YEAH
WHEN THEY CALL IT IN.
>>YOU KNOW I WANT US TO WHEN THEY CALL IT IN.
>>YOU KNOW I WANT US TO
REMEMBER HERE BEING THE>>YOU KNOW I WANT US TO
REMEMBER HERE BEING THE
EQUITY LAND. THAT THAT REMEMBER HERE BEING THE
EQUITY LAND. THAT THAT
I LEARNED THAT A TIMELINE YOU EQUITY LAND. THAT THAT
I LEARNED THAT A TIMELINE YOU
KNOW, YEAH, NOBODY KNOWS WHAT I LEARNED THAT A TIMELINE YOU
KNOW, YEAH, NOBODY KNOWS WHAT
THE IDEA IS A GOOD POINT I MEAN KNOW, YEAH, NOBODY KNOWS WHAT
THE IDEA IS A GOOD POINT I MEAN
IT’S TO TAKE. THE IDEA IS A GOOD POINT I MEAN
IT’S TO TAKE.
>>YOU KNOW TAKE ADDITIONAL IT’S TO TAKE.
>>YOU KNOW TAKE ADDITIONAL
FUNDS FOR STREET REPAIRS IN>>YOU KNOW TAKE ADDITIONAL
FUNDS FOR STREET REPAIRS IN
PARTS OF TOWN FUNDS FOR STREET REPAIRS IN
PARTS OF TOWN
THAT HAVE SEEN YOU KNOW NOT PARTS OF TOWN
THAT HAVE SEEN YOU KNOW NOT
REALLY THEIR FAIR SHARE OF ST. THAT HAVE SEEN YOU KNOW NOT
REALLY THEIR FAIR SHARE OF ST.
ME OVER OVER THE DECADES. REALLY THEIR FAIR SHARE OF ST.
ME OVER OVER THE DECADES.
SO IT’S A GOOD YOU KNOW THE ME OVER OVER THE DECADES.
SO IT’S A GOOD YOU KNOW THE
THOUGHT IS YOU KNOW IF YOU SO IT’S A GOOD YOU KNOW THE
THOUGHT IS YOU KNOW IF YOU
IMPROVE THE INFRASTRUCTURE, THOUGHT IS YOU KNOW IF YOU
IMPROVE THE INFRASTRUCTURE,
YOU’RE CREATING A BETTER IMPROVE THE INFRASTRUCTURE,
YOU’RE CREATING A BETTER
QUALITY OF LIFE. YOU’RE CREATING A BETTER
QUALITY OF LIFE.
♪ QUALITY OF LIFE.

MORSE OF ♪
MORSE OF
PUBLIC SAFETY. MORSE OF
PUBLIC SAFETY.
AND YOU KNOW YOU’RE MAKING THE PUBLIC SAFETY.
AND YOU KNOW YOU’RE MAKING THE
COMMUNITIES MORE APPEALING BOTH AND YOU KNOW YOU’RE MAKING THE
COMMUNITIES MORE APPEALING BOTH
ROUTE FOR THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE COMMUNITIES MORE APPEALING BOTH
ROUTE FOR THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE
THERE AND FOR THE PEOPLE ROUTE FOR THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE
THERE AND FOR THE PEOPLE
♪ THERE AND FOR THE PEOPLE

WHO MIGHT CONSIDER. ♪
WHO MIGHT CONSIDER.
YOU KNOW A FEW WHO MIGHT CONSIDER.
YOU KNOW A FEW
ADDITIONAL DOLLARS IN THE YOU KNOW A FEW
ADDITIONAL DOLLARS IN THE
BUDGET FOR STREET MAINTENANCE ADDITIONAL DOLLARS IN THE
BUDGET FOR STREET MAINTENANCE
IN SEWER REPAIRS. THOSE BUDGET FOR STREET MAINTENANCE
IN SEWER REPAIRS. THOSE
ARE GREAT. IN SEWER REPAIRS. THOSE
ARE GREAT.
>>AND YOU KNOW OVER THE LONG ARE GREAT.
>>AND YOU KNOW OVER THE LONG
HAUL THEY WILL IMPROVE, BUT IT>>AND YOU KNOW OVER THE LONG
HAUL THEY WILL IMPROVE, BUT IT
MEANS NOT TO DO ANYTHING IN THE HAUL THEY WILL IMPROVE, BUT IT
MEANS NOT TO DO ANYTHING IN THE
SHORT TERM TO MAKE THEIR LIVES MEANS NOT TO DO ANYTHING IN THE
SHORT TERM TO MAKE THEIR LIVES
BETTER FOR THE PEOPLE IN THOSE SHORT TERM TO MAKE THEIR LIVES
BETTER FOR THE PEOPLE IN THOSE
NEIGHBORS. THAT’S REALLY A BETTER FOR THE PEOPLE IN THOSE
NEIGHBORS. THAT’S REALLY A
EDUCATION. NEIGHBORS. THAT’S REALLY A
EDUCATION.
TIED WITH SAN ANTONIO’S HIGH EDUCATION.
TIED WITH SAN ANTONIO’S HIGH
POVERTY RATE. TIED WITH SAN ANTONIO’S HIGH
POVERTY RATE.
>>WE’VE GOT A EDUCATIONAL POVERTY RATE.
>>WE’VE GOT A EDUCATIONAL
ATTAINMENT.>>WE’VE GOT A EDUCATIONAL
ATTAINMENT.
>>SO YOU HAVE YOU KNOW IN SAN ATTAINMENT.
>>SO YOU HAVE YOU KNOW IN SAN
ANTONIO, YOU GOT ABOUND A>>SO YOU HAVE YOU KNOW IN SAN
ANTONIO, YOU GOT ABOUND A
LITTLE LESS THAN 45% OF THE ANTONIO, YOU GOT ABOUND A
LITTLE LESS THAN 45% OF THE
POPULATION HAVE US NO MORE THAN LITTLE LESS THAN 45% OF THE
POPULATION HAVE US NO MORE THAN
A HIGH SCHOOL GYM. POPULATION HAVE US NO MORE THAN
A HIGH SCHOOL GYM.
AND THAT’S WHEN THAT INCLUDES A A HIGH SCHOOL GYM.
AND THAT’S WHEN THAT INCLUDES A
LOT OF PEOPLE WHO DROPPED OUT AND THAT’S WHEN THAT INCLUDES A
LOT OF PEOPLE WHO DROPPED OUT
OF SCHOOL. SO LOT OF PEOPLE WHO DROPPED OUT
OF SCHOOL. SO
YOU KNOW, THAT’S THAT’S A OF SCHOOL. SO
YOU KNOW, THAT’S THAT’S A
PRETTY HIGH PERCENTAGE AND SO YOU KNOW, THAT’S THAT’S A
PRETTY HIGH PERCENTAGE AND SO
IT’S NOT SURPRISING. PRETTY HIGH PERCENTAGE AND SO
IT’S NOT SURPRISING.
YOU KNOW WITH NUMBERS THAT HIGH IT’S NOT SURPRISING.
YOU KNOW WITH NUMBERS THAT HIGH
THAT YOU’LL HAVE YOU KNOW A LOT YOU KNOW WITH NUMBERS THAT HIGH
THAT YOU’LL HAVE YOU KNOW A LOT
OF PEOPLE A LOT OF FAMILIES

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