Garrett Brnger, KSAT 12

Garrett Brnger


San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past articles by Garrett:

City working on $15.8M COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program

The city is considering re-branding and massively expanding its existing Risk Mitigation Fund to help 10,000 families who need money for expenses like rent, mortgage payments, utilities, gas, groceries, and even internet service. → Read More

D2 Councilwoman: No more COIVD-19 quarantine sites on East Side

District 2 Councilwoman Jada Andrews-Sullivan said the use of a Dignowity Hill nursing home as a quarantine site should be the last East Side location used for the response to COVID-19. → Read More

COVID-19 test results can take days. What do you do in the meantime?

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District says it has seen testing turnaround times range from two to seven days across various laboratories. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: SAFD, Metro Health announce COVID-19 outbreak at local nursing home

The San Antonio Fire Department and San Antonio Metropolitan Health District will give details about a COVID-19 outbreak at a local nursing home during a briefing at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. → Read More

San Antonio facing higher unemployment than Great Recession as council extends ‘Stay Home, Work Safe’ order

Dramatic decreases in airport traffic, sales tax revenue, and rapidly climbing unemployment are already appearing as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfurl in San Antonio. → Read More

San Antonio residents ordered to stay at home except for crucial errands, businesses

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff have directed non-essential businesses to close and directed residents to remain in their homes in hopes of slowing the spread of the new coronavirus. → Read More

Local officials discussing tighter restrictions in San Antonio amid COVID-19 pandemic

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg have been discussing tightening restrictions on businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is not yet clear if that will also extend to an order for residents to shelter at home. → Read More

Gov. Abbott repeats figure on number of Texans tested for COVID-19 three days after declaring emergency

The number of people who have been tested in Texas for COVID-19 is a mystery as of Monday, three days after a statewide emergency over the new coronavirus was declared. → Read More

San Antonio doctor tests positive for COVID-19 related to travel, quarantining at home

A doctor for University Health System has contracted the new coronavirus, a spokesperson told KSAT Monday afternoon. → Read More

Drive-through COVID-19 testing is now in San Antonio. Here’s what we know.

The facility could open as early as Wednesday and testing eligibility will be expanded to include some of the community’s most vulnerable, officials said. → Read More

Fiesta still on, for now

San Antonio's biggest party is continuing as scheduled, though the head of the Fiesta San Antonio Commission acknowledged that could still change → Read More

Lt. Gov. Patrick says Alamo Master Plan ‘badly off track,’ citing plaza design, Cenotaph relocation

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick criticized plans for the Alamo Plaza redesign on the eve of the 184th anniversary of the Alamo's fall. → Read More

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren stops in San Antonio for town hall

Hundreds gathered Thursday for a town hall for Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren at Sunset Station. She spoke about her plans and answered questions touching on issues such as wealth tax, Supreme Court nominations and immigration → Read More

Homeless outreach pilot program recommended for expansion

A one-woman pilot program in District 10 may be part of the future of how San Antonio tries to reduce homelessness. → Read More

‘They’re letting a murderer walk free,’ Victim’s friends and family plan protest over manslaughter case dismissal

Friends and family of a Ana Martinez are upset the manslaughter case against her boyfriend, Jose Galindo, has been dismissed and are worried he may take off before another case can be brought forward. → Read More

Consultant shares preliminary recommendations for curbing homelessness in SA

Homebase, a non-profit hired by the City of San Antonio, has released some draft recommendations for dealing with homelessness in the city. Its final report will be delivered on April 8. → Read More

San Antonio City Council votes to put Pre-K 4 SA tax on May ballot

Voters will have a chance to decide whether to reauthorize a 1/8 cent sales tax that provides the majority of the funding for the free prekindergarten program, Pre-K 4 SA. → Read More

Bexar Facts results show support for Pre-K 4 SA ahead of City Council vote

Pre-K 4 SA needs voters to approve a continuation of a sales tax that provides most of its funding, which a new poll suggests voters are willing to do. → Read More

SAPD: Man dies after friend cuts him in the neck

A man is in critical condition after San Antonio Police Department says he was stabbed by his friend Friday afternoon. → Read More

City to purchase mobile shower for homeless

San Antonio City Council approved the purchase Thursday of a mobile shower trailer for the homeless, which a city official say could be used for outreach. → Read More