KSAT – Panhandling Proceeds Might Go Into City Coffers

Standing by the access road of Interstate 35 North and McCullough Avenue, Porfirio Torres, who said he has only a part-time job, held a handwritten sign seeking donations to pay for his son’s funeral.

“I got to do it. Otherwise, I failed in my obligations to him,” Torres said, about the death six days ago of his 42-year-old son, Richard.

However, because Torres said he did not have the city-required permit, safety vest and might have posed a safety risk, he might have been penalized under one possible revision to the city’s existing panhandling ordinance.

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