WACO, Texas - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Clean Power Plan proposal aimed at cutting carbon emissions from the nation’s power plants. Reaction to the proposed rule has been all over the map (as expected). Much of the heated...
McALLEN, RGV- RGV Focus has welcomed a decision by three state agencies to award funds to build two career and technical education early college high schools in the Rio Grande Valley. South Texas College partnered Mission CISD and Weslaco ISD to...
McALLEN, RGV - Texas Enterprise Fund should be used to lure companies to regions such as the Rio Grande Valley not just the big metropolitan areas like Houston, Dallas and San Antonio. This is the view of Democratic gubernatorial candidate...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Congressman Filemon Vela and state Sen. Eddie Lucio have welcomed the Federal Aviation Administration’s environmental impact statement for the SpaceX private rocket launch project for Boca Chica Beach. “This is exciting news for South Texas as SpaceX...
WACO, Texas - One of the most frustrating aspects of many Texans’ days is commuting to and from work. Rush hour has expanded far past 60 minutes, and travel times are becoming increasingly unpredictable. The problem of overcrowding goes beyond safety...
By Steve Taylor LAREDO Texas- U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar says there is great excitement among Mexican elected officials and oil and gas executives about the opening up of their country’s energy industry to private competition. Cuellar, D-Laredo, based his assessment of...
McALLEN, RGV - If elected governor of Texas, state Senator Wendy Davis will work tirelessly to improve trading relations with Mexico, including investing in infrastructure at border ports of entry. The Fort Worth Democrat outlined some of her top priorities...
WACO, Texas - Although the economy is finally almost back to where it stood before the recent recession by some measures, other indicators remain depressingly off. Job gains have been spotty, both in terms of industry and geography. Some states are...
WACO, Texas - Every year, hundreds of thousands of new businesses are launched across the United States, generating an important source of jobs and economic activity. While many of these don’t survive, the constant introduction of new firms, new ideas, and...
WACO, Texas - Some of the most interesting and enlightening discoveries come where disciplines converge. Experts in one field who can see applications in other areas often give us new understanding of complex issues. The work of Dr. Gary S. Becker...

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