The vote Tuesday during a specially called meeting came comes after the council last week voted not to join the cities of Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio in their lawsuit against the measure, which goes into effect Sept. 1. The law mandates punishment for jurisdictions that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration officials. Mayor John Thomaides said after the vote that he was glad to see weeks of conversation about the bill finally translate into action.
The amicus brief lets the city formally issue its opinion of the law without becoming party to the lawsuit. The San Marcos City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to file a legal brief in opposition to Senate Bill 4, the state ban on so-called sanctuary cities. The vote during a specially called meeting marked a shift from last week, when the council voted not to join the cities of Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio in their lawsuit against the measure, which goes into effect Sept. 1.
This weekend is expected to be sunny and hot with three-digit temps, according to the National Weather Service. Grab the handheld fans and water bottles — it’s going to be another viciously hot one this weekend. Saturday will be sunny and hot with a high near 102, according to the National Weather Service. That night will be mostly clear with a low around 76. Sunday will also be sunny and hot with a high near 101 and heat index values as high as 104, the service said.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".