MCALLEN, RGV - With the filing period over, candidates in the Rio Grande Valley are getting their primary campaigns up and running. Hidalgo County Democratic Party held its traditional Ballot Bash event at the Casa de Palmas Renaissance in McAllen on...
EDINBURG, RGV - If he is elected Hidalgo County Judge, Eloy Pulido will leave the county courthouse where it is in downtown Edinburg, shrink it, and build a new justice center near the expressway. Pulido, a former county judge, says...
DONNA, RGV - Whatever happens in next Tuesday’s Donna mayoral race, Simon Sauceda says he is proud of the way he and his colleagues on the city council have turned the municipality’s fortunes around. Sauceda is a teacher and he...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Cameron County Commissioner Alex Dominguez on Friday announced he is running for the Texas House of Representatives in District 37. The seat has been held since 1981 by state Rep. René Oliveira, D-Brownsville. District 37 includes Brownsville, South...
MCALLEN, RGV - Richard Cortez says that if he is elected Hidalgo county judge he will take a very active role on the new county courthouse issue and work to ensure it is built on time and on budget. The...
MCALLEN, RGV - South Texas elected officials who represent Sutherland Springs and Wilson County, including U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez and state Sen. Judith Zaffirini, say it is time for a national conversation about curbing gun violence. The New York Times...
EDINBURG, RGV - In a recent editorial, the Advance News Journal said the City of Donna deserves first place for a new award honoring “the dirtiest politics ever.” Edinburg Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Gus Garcia might beg to differ. Garcia has...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dozens of Valley Interfaith members in Edinburg are hitting the streets this weekend to educate hundreds of voters about their platform. The ministry’s top issues for Edinburg are drainage, public safety and skills training. They hope these...
EDINBURG, RGV - Cristela Alonzo, Mexican-American comedienne and actress, gave the keynote speech at La Unión del Pueblo Entero’s 3rd Biennial Gala at Mayrin Banquet Hall in Edinburg. The San Juan native spoke about growing up in the Rio Grande Valley...
MCALLEN, RGV - Danny Diaz, one of the candidates running for the Hidalgo County Democratic Party chair, said that the dynamic between politiqueras and the party needs to change. At a press conference on Monday where Diaz officially announced his...

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