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...
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...
WESLACO, RGV - Joe Pickett, a state representative from El Paso, is calling for a joint hearing between state and federal lawmakers to drive border port of entry conversations forward. The Texas House Committee on Transportation and the Texas House...
WESLACO, RGV – Texas Border Coalition Chairman and Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz testified before a hearing held by two Texas House panels on Tuesday. They were the House Committees on Transportation and the House Committee on International Trade and Intergovernmental...
WESLACO, RGV - Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez testified before a hearing held by two Texas House panels on Tuesday. They were the House Committees on Transportation and the House Committee on International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs. The joint hearing was held...
How do we keep the Texas economy growing and moving forward, when we face increasing competition from other states and countries? While the question is broad, the answers are quite simple: More education and job training for our students, more...
WESLACO, RGV - State Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez welcomed members of two Texas House Committees to the Rio Grande Valley on Monday with an evening reception at the Valley Nature Center in Weslaco. The reception was hosted by the Rio...
WESLACO, RGV - The two longest-serving columnists at the Rio Grande Guardian have stressed the importance of this week's joint Texas House hearing in the Rio Grande Valley. The House Committee on Transportation and the House Committee on International Relations...
WESLACO, RGV - State Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez, vice chair of the House Committee on Transportation, will host two Texas House committees next week for a joint hearing in Weslaco. Members of the two committees, the Committee on Transportation and...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - State Rep. René Oliveira has welcomed a new report by the Texas House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness - a panel he sits on. The committee's report drew on testimony from 42 prominent and expert witnesses representing...

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