LA FERIA, Texas - Noble Texas Builders are doing their part to help grow the census count in the Rio Grande Valley by co-funding a novel scholarship program. RGV Census Ambassador Scholarship provides $1,000 scholarships to Valley students attending high...
LA FERIA, Texas - In five Census 2020 outreach events over the past week, Cameron County leaders have persuaded drivers and passengers in 748 vehicles to participate in the count. What may have drawn local residents to the events was...
RIO HONDO, Texas - If, as a recent news report stated, Texas is finally going to promote the 2020 Census, some of the money needs to come to the Rio Grande Valley. This is the view of Cameron County Judge...
RIO HONDO, Texas - Cameron County Clerk Sylvia Garza-Perez says the next push to secure a high Census 2020 count is to focus on WIC centers.  Women, Infants and Children centers are federally funded to provide healthy supplemental foods, nutrition...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell says the State Demographer’s Office could be underestimating his city’s population by 25 percent. Boswell gave his views on the need for an accurate Census count during a virtual hearing hosted by the...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - After dozens of popular census outreach events over the past month, Cameron County leaders are excited to see that more than 50 percent of local residents have completed their Census 2020 forms. The Census Bureau reported Tuesday...
AUSTIN, Texas - Every member of the Texas House of Representatives from the Rio Grande Valley wants Census 2020 extended into 2021. The delegation has joined other minority members in the House in calling for the self-response period to be...
EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez’s office believes that if a full and accurate census count is completed, Hidalgo County’s population will be recorded as 1.2 million. That is a lot more than the figure the Census Bureau...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley has been featured in a Washington Post story about a potential undercount of Latino and Black communities. The U.S. Census Bureau will wrap-up its Census 2020 count on September 30, 2020. At the moment,...
MCALLEN, TEXAS - The Rio Grande Guardian has hosted a Zoom conversation with Thelma Tamez and Sarah Hammond, founders of RGV Census Ambassador Scholarship. Under this program, high school, vocational, and college students in the Rio Grande Valley have a...

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