ALTON, RGV - Steve Peña, CEO of the City of Alton Development Corporation, says the city experienced a 250 percent growth in population over the last 15 years. This makes Alton the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande...
MISSION, RGV - The incoming mayor of Mission says he will definitely increase the minimum wage of city employees from $7.35 an hour to $15 an hour. Armando ”Mando” O’Caña was responding to claims on social media from supporters of...
PHARR, RGV - State Sen. Don Huffines says political subdivisions are pulling in more money than ever in property taxes and he doesn’t see the funds going back to the residents or to the business community. The Senate Committee on...
MCALLEN, RGV - The next state Representative for Texas House District 37 says he wants to stay involved with the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council. As a Cameron County Commissioner, Alex Dominguez has represented his county on the LRGVDC...
PHARR, RGV - The Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations is holding a hearing in the Rio Grande Valley today to consider state policy on affordable housing. The committee is chaired by state Sen. Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville. The hearing takes place...
It’s the place where you and your family live. It’s your home, your neighborhood, your community. And you should have a voice in decisions that affect you and everyone in your community. But your ability to continue having a voice...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - Although she did not say much about a citizenship question being added to the 2020 Census, U.S. Census Bureau assistant regional director Vicki McIntire, was asked for advice about it at a Texas Municipal...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - The Texas Municipal League is to mount a grassroots campaign ahead of the next legislative session in opposition to both Gov. Greg Abbott’s proposed revenue cap for cities and the limited government advocacy group,...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation is looking to partner with nonprofit organizations and city departments to promote economic development in Brownsville. Josh Mejia, BCIC’s outreach coordinator, said all nonprofit organizations and city departments that are interested in participating...
EDINBURG – Hidalgo County Community Service Agency is asking for the public's input on utility assistance programs through forums which will be held Monday through Wednesday. Jaime Longoria, executive director of Hidalgo County CSA, said the purpose of the forums...

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