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  Salazar: RGV would also like a visit by acting VA Secretary
SAN ANTONIO, July 17 - I would like to know why the Honorable Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson is visiting El Paso and not, also, the Rio Grande Valley, where more than 120,000 Rio veterans reside?
  Abbott: Serving Those Who Served
AUSTIN, July 14 - America is the greatest force for freedom the world has ever known.
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    Salazar: An open letter to Senators Davis and Van de Putte
Dear Senators Davis and Van de Putte,
    Hinojosa calls for detailed audit of medical facilities for veterans in RGV
MERCEDES, June 10 - U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa says he has called for a detailed audit of medical facilities for veterans in the Rio Grande Valley.
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    Lucio shocked that Harlingen VA facility has longest wait times in nation
HARLINGEN, June 10 - It may come as no surprise to Rio Grande Valley veterans but the VA facility in Harlingen has the nation's worst backlog for new patients seeking specialist care.
    Valley bank president blasts Obama, VA
McALLEN, May 26 - The president of IBC Bank McAllen has made a blistering attack on the Obama Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs over the long wait times for U.S. veterans needing healthcare services.
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  Salazar: RGV would also like a visit by acting VA Secretary
SAN ANTONIO, July 17 - I would like to know why the Honorable Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson is visiting El Paso and not, also, the Rio Grande Valley, where more than 120,000 Rio veterans reside?
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  Abbott: Serving Those Who Served
AUSTIN, July 14 - America is the greatest force for freedom the world has ever known.
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  Salazar: An open letter to Senators Davis and Van de Putte
Dear Senators Davis and Van de Putte,
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  Hinojosa calls for detailed audit of medical facilities for veterans in RGV
MERCEDES, June 10 - U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa says he has called for a detailed audit of medical facilities for veterans in the Rio Grande Valley.
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  Lucio shocked that Harlingen VA facility has longest wait times in nation
HARLINGEN, June 10 - It may come as no surprise to Rio Grande Valley veterans but the VA facility in Harlingen has the nation's worst backlog for new patients seeking specialist care.
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  Valley bank president blasts Obama, VA
McALLEN, May 26 - The president of IBC Bank McAllen has made a blistering attack on the Obama Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs over the long wait times for U.S. veterans needing healthcare services.
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  Hinojosa: ‘Got Your Six’
McALLEN, May 26 - On Memorial Day we honor and remember the men and women who died while serving in our Armed Forces.
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  Canales: Every day, always remember, 'So costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom'
EDINBURG, May 25: For most of us, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer.
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  Van de Putte: VA needs to be held accountable
SAN ANTONIO, May 20 - Falsifying records, denying access to health care and harming our nation’s heroes is completely unacceptable.
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  Salazar: Shinseki should travel with an ailing veteran from Valley to San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, May 18 - In testimony before a U.S. Senate panel earlier this week, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki assured a full and open disclosure process and action in response to allegations about misconduct involving patient care at VA facilities.
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  Cornyn reacts to whistleblower's claims about Harlingen VA center
HARLINGEN, May 12 - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has reacted to claims that veterans at the VA health center in Harlingen were denied or faced long delays in getting routine colonoscopies.
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  Hinojosa: Texas Capitol Monument honors Vietnam Veterans
AUSTIN, March 3 - I am both honored and humbled to be here today. The dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Monument is a welcome home to our Texas Vietnam Veterans.
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  Vasquez: Band of Brothers
EDCOUCH, April 23: Here's to my Band of Brothers.
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  Burton: SBA recognizes the impact veterans have on the U.S. economy
HARLINGEN, November 5 - As the SBA celebrates National Veterans Small Business Week, November 4 thru November 11, it reminds me of the thousands of service members transitioning each year from military to civilian life.
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  Cornyn wants VA clinic renamed in honor of late Treto Garza
HARLINGEN, April 27 - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn wants to rename a VA clinic in Harlingen after the late Arturo ‘Treto’ Garza, who championed veteran’s issues in the Rio Grande Valley and wrote regularly for the Guardian.
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  Salazar: Time to deliver on VA hospital promise

SAN ANTONIO, November 12 - What better way to honor our more than 120,000 Rio Grande Valley veterans than to finally build and maintain a VA hospital in the region?

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  Cornyn pays tribute to Treto Garza and other veterans

WASHINGTON, November 12 - Veterans Day, which we formally mark today, is a time for reflection. It is a time for honoring the men and women who have risked their lives in far-flung corners of the world to defend our freedom.

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  Freeman: A brother I never knew

EDINBURG, November 11 - Today is Veterans Day, a day we set aside to honor those who have served in America’s 100 wars.

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  VA says 'no' to Valley veterans' hospital... for now

McALLEN, October 20 - The Department of Veterans Affairs has again rejected calls from veterans to build a VA hospital in the Rio Grande Valley.

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  Oliveira, Cuellar, Vela, add their tributes to Treto Garza

HARLINGEN, October 4 - State Rep. René Oliveira, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and potential U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela have joined in the tributes to Rio Grande Valley veteran’s leader Arturo “Treto” Garza.

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  Garza: Veteranos… W T F U

HARLINGEN, September 30 – Actor Samuel Jackson’s new commercial should have hit the South Texas veteran right on target and if veterans do not wake the f…k up, we will never get a Veterans Affairs hospital. 

   
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Last Updated: Thursday, October 30, 2014 07:23

Salazar: RGV would also like a visit by acting VA Secretary

Abbott: Serving Those Who Served

Salazar: An open letter to Senators Davis and Van de Putte

Hinojosa calls for detailed audit of medical facilities for veterans in RGV

Lucio shocked that Harlingen VA facility has longest wait times in nation

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