Keeping his promise to make San Antonio the City You Deserve

Traffic/Transportation

Public Safety

  • Reversed the rise of violent crime and brought overall crime rate to a 30-year low.
  • Added 85 first responders to San Antonio streets.
  • Added two civilian and eight park police positions.
  • Added funding for 4 cadet classes.
  • Formed Opioid Task Force, which secured $5 million in federal grants to purchase and distribute 25,000 doses of overdose reversal drugs.

Housing

Jobs/Economy

  • Created Blue Chip Jobs Council to recruit top local business leaders to assist in economic development efforts.
  • Led the charge for approval of city incentive agreements that created or retained over 7,000 jobs.
  • Successfully recruited the 2021 NCAA Women’s Final Four and the 2025 NCAA Men’s Final Four.
  • Successfully secured relocations or major expansions including Ernst & Young, PennFed, OKIN, HUT Group, USAA, TaskUs, CaptureRX and Credit Human, to name a few.
  • Awarded the Small Business Advocate Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Ethics

  • Increase transparency at City Hall and in government agencies.
  • Stiffened reporting requirements for political contributions and reporting.
  • Increased disclosure requirements for zoning applicants.
  • Increased disclosure requirements for those seeking housing tax credits.

Miscellaneous

  • Implemented equity budgeting to ensure every area of town is treated fairly when city dollars are allocated.
  • Led city’s much-lauded response to Hurricane Harvey.
  • Worked with state legislators to preserve buffer zones around local military bases.
  • Worked with state legislators to preserve local control for cities.
  • Rescued the beleaguered Tricentennial program.