BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Retiring state Sen. Eddie Lucio has urged the Brownsville business community to hold legislators to account. The Brownsville Democrat spoke at a Despierta Brownsville breakfast event hosted by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce. It was held at...
Job openings in Texas as of September reached an all-time high at 1,026,000. According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the state has once again topped one million openings after a few months below that...
MCALLEN, Texas - The size of the projects McAllen Economic Development Corporation is working on are getting bigger and bigger, reports the group’s president and CEO, Keith Patridge. In his monthly president’s report, presented to the MEDC board of directors,...
WESLACO, Texas - Steve Valdez, executive director of the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco, has given the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service an update on the big projects happening in his city. In the video interview, Valdez focuses on...
MISSION, Texas - The new CEO of Mission Economic Development Corporation says he plans to think and work regionally to help the entire Rio Grande Valley. By way of an example, Teclo Garcia said he was working with McAllen Economic...
Every year, the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts prepares a document detailing the financial status of the State of Texas. The 2022 report (for the fiscal year ended August 31) was recently released. It paints an interesting picture that is well...
Editor's Note: After the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service's interview with Teclo Garcia, the new CEO of Mission Economic Development Corporation put out new sales tax revenue statistics on Linked-In. Here they are: "Mission’s retail sector has expanded at...
The Lone Star State is home to the nation’s second largest population of Dreamers, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. On average, these immigrants arrived in America at just seven years old, knowing no other place to...
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - If everything goes well with negotiations the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation is currently involved in with various potential tenants, there will only be one or two lots left at Brownsville North Industrial Park. That is the message...
My remarks will always be brief because that is what I believe in.  Two things that I would say on this (groundbreaking ceremony). When I ran for commissioner I remember people asking, what is the next big thing that you...

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