BROWNSVILLE, RGV - While the City of Brownsville's "Type A" economic development arm, the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation, has been grabbing all the headlines recently, with the appointment of Mario Lozoya as executive director, its "Type B" economic development...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg leaders say the new $88 million Bert Ogden Arena will be ready by the end of July. Tomas Reyna, director of public works for the City of Edinburg, gave a brief update on the project during...
HARLINGEN, RGV - In 2016, MRE Capital applied to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for part of the $23 million available in Multifamily Direct Loan funding for the development of affordable multifamily rental housing for...
EDINBURG, RGV - The contractors that will build the new Hidalgo County Courthouse are slated to be on site in Edinburg the day after Labor Day, with a 30-month schedule to complete the project. That is the word from Brian...
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...
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