WESLACO, Texas - Texas’ economic rebound stalled in July, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The bank says the resurgence of COVID-19 in July “appears to have reversed” economic gains in Texas...
The last two (May and June) Texas jobs reports were encouraging, reflecting the fact that, as businesses began to reopen, what was essentially a sound economy before the pandemic responded relatively quickly.  However, even...
WESLACO, Texas - Economist Luis Torres of the Texas A&M Real Estate Center says the path to recovery for the Rio Grande Valley economy depends on COVID-19 outcomes. By way of an example, Torres...
Since May 2018, it has been my great honor to service as chairman of the Brownsville Navigation District. During this period of time, port cargo statistics have demonstrated consistent growth, creating new opportunities for...
Over the past few weeks, the Trump administration has decided to close the door to engineers, executives, information technology experts, doctors, nurses and others who come to the United States on work visas.  It...
The COVID-19 pandemic continues. Following significant surges in many states, signals in late July (at least as I am writing) have been modestly encouraging, with case numbers beginning to level off and COVID-related emergency room visits trending...
WESLACO, Texas - Research economist Luis B. Torres of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University is special guest for a webinar hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership on Thursday, July 30.
EDINBURG, Texas - The City of Edinburg was among the top 20 fastest-growing midsized cities in the United States over the last five years, according to a new survey by AdvisorSmith. For the purpose...
PHARR, Texas - Each week, Pharr International Bridge holds a “virtual” town hall meeting for the international trade community. The series is called BridgeConnect LIVE. Before the coronavirus pandemic struck, the Pharr International Bridge...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Economic Development Corporation has been working hard to help local businesses that are struggling to survive the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. The HEDC website’s resource page is treasure trove...

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