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  Acevedo: Retirement Challenges to the Aging Hispanic Community
BOULDER, Colo., April 5 - In a previous Guardian column, I referred to an observation by Dr. Jacqueline L. Angel, a professor of public affairs and sociology at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, who commented that, “life is much different for Hispanic families than it was at the beginning of the 20th century, and that change forges a basic question: Who will care for elderly parents?”
  Pearce/O'Rourke: It is possible to end immigration gridlock
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 30 - In the border towns from Hachita, N.M., to El Paso, Texas, the news about immigration reform hasn’t changed much.
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    Mounce: Forget Cuba Libre, How About U.S. Libre?
EDINBURG, March 30 - A Cuba Libre or a “Free Cuba” is my favorite drink. It is a mixture of capitalist Coca-Cola and Cuban rum and lime.
    Perryman: Economic Development Sales Tax Turns 25
WACO, March 26 - The Texas Legislature made a very smart move 25 years ago: providing a mechanism to fund local economic development efforts.
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    Mounce: Don’t Cry for Me, Venezuela
EDINBURG, mARCH 22 - No, don’t cry for me, Venezuela. I cry for you. We cry for you or any sister Republic in the Americas experiencing such anguish.
    Perryman: Texas on Top (Again)
HARLINGEN, March 8 - The general public can now, finally, view the local programming and marketing agreement now in place for KMBH-TV, the PBS station in the Rio Grande Valley.
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  Acevedo: Retirement Challenges to the Aging Hispanic Community
BOULDER, Colo., April 5 - In a previous Guardian column, I referred to an observation by Dr. Jacqueline L. Angel, a professor of public affairs and sociology at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, who commented that, “life is much different for Hispanic families than it was at the beginning of the 20th century, and that change forges a basic question: Who will care for elderly parents?”
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  Pearce/O'Rourke: It is possible to end immigration gridlock
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 30 - In the border towns from Hachita, N.M., to El Paso, Texas, the news about immigration reform hasn’t changed much.
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  Mounce: Forget Cuba Libre, How About U.S. Libre?
EDINBURG, March 30 - A Cuba Libre or a “Free Cuba” is my favorite drink. It is a mixture of capitalist Coca-Cola and Cuban rum and lime.
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  Perryman: Economic Development Sales Tax Turns 25
WACO, March 26 - The Texas Legislature made a very smart move 25 years ago: providing a mechanism to fund local economic development efforts.
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  Mounce: Don’t Cry for Me, Venezuela
EDINBURG, March 22 - No, don’t cry for me, Venezuela. I cry for you. We cry for you or any sister Republic in the Americas experiencing such anguish.
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  Perryman: Texas on Top (Again)
WACO, March 20 - Texas has (once again) won Site Selection magazine’s Governor’s Cup, meaning that the Lone Star State had more corporate location/expansion projects in 2013 than any other state.
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  García: White House ceremony will illuminate Hispanics' gallantry in action
EDINBURG, March 16 - This March 18, 2014 at a ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama will officially award the Medal of Honor to an additional 17 Hispanics whose actions in defense of this country were forgotten and now recently recognized by the United States of America.
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  Acevedo: The Challenges of an Aging Hispanic Community
WACO, February 27 - Grouch Marx once remarked that, “Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.”
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  Hinojosa: Texas' Local Debt Needs Transparency and Accountability
AUSTIN, February 16 - Local control is a sacred Texas tradition. But what happens when that control is just a few local officials promoting large bond elections with low voter turnout and even lower voter education and citizen awareness?
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  GOP lawmaker calls on candidates to tone down anti-immigrant rhetoric
AUSTIN, February 12 - State Rep. Jason Villalba, a Republican from north Dallas, wants the four GOP candidates running Lieutenant Governor candidates to tone down the anti-immigrant rhetoric.
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  Shapleigh: The Great Texas Tax Shift
EL PASO, January 26 - Over in North Carolina, radical Republican supermajorities just cut taxes on millionaires by $10,000 a year. To pay for tax cuts for the top five percent, Republicans hiked taxes for the bottom 95 percent. Whoa! Where did this idea come from?
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  Harrington: Expanding MLK Holiday into a struggle for economic justice
AUSTIN, January 20 - Every year on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, we hear snippets of his eloquent “I have a Dream” speech and see televised scenes from that dramatic gathering of the multitude on the Washington Mall a half century ago.
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  Hinojosa: We must renew commitment to War on Poverty
WASHINGTON, January 8 - On this day 50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a 'War on Poverty' so that every American would have the chance at a more stable and prosperous future.
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  Shapleigh: Money Talks; How Interest Rates Rose to 1,153% Per Year in Rick Perry’s Texas
When Jesus chased the money changers from the temple, he was protecting the poor from usury—something prohibited by most of the world’s major religions.
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  Scales: Todd Staples is border security advocate
Sections of the Texas-Mexico border are similar to war zones our brave men and women serving in uniform face as they defend freedom in foreign lands.
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  Harrington: A Baby Boomer’s Reflections on John F. Kennedy
AUSTIN, November 17 - The 50th anniversary of President John Kennedy’s assassination this year is poignant for those of us who were well along in high school or had begun college when we heard the news that awful Friday afternoon.
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  Canales: Voter ID law making it harder for countless Texans to vote
EDINBURG, November 10 - The U.S. Supreme Court recently repealed Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which allowed Texas to move forward with the controversial new Texas Voter ID law. But the legal battle to protect our Constitutional right to vote is far from over.
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  Pebley: McAllen bond improves mobility
McALLEN, November 3 - There is no question that McAllen’s population continues to grow.
   
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Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 09:33

Acevedo: Retirement Challenges to the Aging Hispanic Community

Pearce/O'Rourke: It is possible to end immigration gridlock

Mounce: Forget Cuba Libre, How About U.S. Libre?

Perryman: Economic Development Sales Tax Turns 25

Mounce: Don’t Cry for Me, Venezuela

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