San Antonio launches program to help those who lost jobs because of coronavirus pandemic

As San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg pushes for voter approval in November of a sales tax to fund the city’s post-pandemic economic recovery, the city’s first effort to help those who lost their jobs is getting off the ground.

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Wayne Poisson carries boxes of Iced Lemon Pound Cake to a waiting family while volunteering his time in the COVID-19 Response Campaign at the San Antonio Food Bank on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Residents hit hard by the pandemic can now apply for a $75 million job training program approved by the City Council earlier this year. The idea is that those who lost their jobs

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