EDINBURG, RGV - Community groups are urging voters in Hidalgo County to support a $190 million of dollars to improve drainage systems. Various groups in the RGV Equal Voice Network also praised Hidalgo County for modifying the Model Subdivision Rules...
ALAMO, RGV - The administrator for the Department of Agriculture’s food and nutrition service says the Rio Grande Valley is the United States’ best kept secret. Audrey Rowe spoke with admiration for the work being done in Valley schools and...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dozens of members of La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) and A Resource in Serving Equality (ARISE) delivered a petition signed by 2,112 people to Hidalgo County Commissioners on Tuesday. The petition requested Commissioners Court make a...
SAN JUAN, RGV - It has been a good week and a bad week for La Unión del Pueblo Entero, a community group that helps colonia and low-income families in Hidalgo County. The bad news came when an appeals court...
NUEVO PROGRESO, Mexico - A bail bonds company owner in Edinburg has started a national organization to provide free assistance to Mexican nationals living in the United States. Fred Regalado has helped immigrants in South Texas over the years through...
The state legislature is currently considering a bill that would undermine the ability of law enforcement agencies to provide for the safety of the communities they serve. HB 11, and its companion bill in the Senate SB 3, is making...
PHARR, RGV - The City of Pharr, PSJA ISD, and UT-Rio Grande Valley have joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas to sign a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at reducing the Rio Grande Valley’s digital divide. The MOU sets forth...
HARLINGEN, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley is going to play a big role in improving life in the Valley’s colonias and may install high speed Internet into colonia homes in order to address the region’s big digital divide. This is...
SAN JUAN, Texas - La Unión del Pueblo Entero is stopping its block walking of colonias in support of Census 2020 due to concerns about the coronavirus. Instead, the nonprofit that assists immigrant and...
  SAN JUAN, RGV - La Unión del Pueblo Entero recently secured two major legal victories, one related to birth certificates for babies born in Texas to undocumented mothers, and the other related to voter identification laws. In both cases, LUPE,...

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