Day: March 22, 2013

Council votes to put local bids first

By Josh Baugh, San Antonio Express-News Staff Writer  Beginning in May, local businesses will get preferential treatment in some city contracts that use low bids — meaning that bids could be as much as 3 percent higher than a non-local offer and still win. The City Council approved a “local preference program” Thursday. State law…

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Starting a Business? Move to San Antonio

By Laurie Kulikowski ( 03/19/13 – 9:29 AM EDT This story has been updated from its original publish date of Aug. 8, 2012. The cities of San Antonio, Des Moines and Miami have been added. NEW YORK (TheStreet) — A battle cry can now be heard in cities and towns across the U.S. Banners have been…

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