AUSTIN, Texas- Two Texas House members from the border region have been named “Freshman of the Year.” Mary González, a Democrat from Clint, received the accolade from the Mexican American Legislative Caucus. Poncho Nevárez, a Democrat from Eagle Pass, received...
WESLACO, RGV - A border congressman says it might be time to scrap or amend a 1944 water sharing treaty between the United States and Mexico. U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela says it is right to question the value of the treaty...
WESLACO, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley Water District Manager's Association has voted unanimously to fight a bill aimed at abolishing one of its member districts. State Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, wants the City of McAllen to take over the...
AUSTIN, Texas - In a speech at the state Capitol on Tuesday, Daniel Flores, the bishop of Brownsville, focused on the sanctity of life. He said the inspection of facilities run by abortion providers need to be increased and parental consent...
WESLACO, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley will be losing hundreds of millions of dollars that come into the area for housing, infrastructure, and community programs due to a change in the way rural cities are defined. Under the new definition,...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia kicked off the South Texas Mayors’ Stakeholder Summit by talking about the economy and jobs A member of the panel that looked at life on the border, Garcia said “the economy looks great in...
AUSTIN, Texas - United Brownsville Executive Director Mike Gonzalez says his group’s agenda for the current legislative session was crafted with the input of local citizens. The agenda includes major issues such as education, immigration, healthcare, infrastructure, transportation, economic development and...
McALLEN, RGV - Sonia Falcon says that if elected to the McAllen City Commission in May, she wants to change attitudes at city hall when it comes to regional cooperation. In an exclusive interview with the Guardian and in a speech...
SAN JUAN, RGV - Mission environmental activist Ester Salinas and the South Texas Civil Rights Project are celebrating victory following a favorable decision by the Texas Supreme Court in a famous defamation of character case. Salinas v. Salinas originated when...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - Starr County stands ready to join Hidalgo and Cameron counties in filing a lawsuit against the federal government over the new population totals announced Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Starr County Judge Eloy Vera...

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