MISSION, Texas - The City of Mission has settled on its top legislative agenda item for the 88th Legislature - securing funding for the $145 million Bryan Road-Interstate 2 Connector. The issue was discussed at Wednesday’s Mission Economic Development Corporation...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Partnership says over 45 state lawmakers have signed up for the 2023 Valley Legislative Tour. The tour starts Thursday afternoon, Jan. 26, when the legislators and their staff fly into to Valley International...
AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Morgan LaMantia says she is thrilled with the committee assignments she has received from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for the 88th Legislative Session. The South Padre Island Democrat was appointed to the Senate Committee on...
This week, the 88th regular session of the Texas Legislature convenes in Austin. As I heard jokingly before from many when I served in the Texas House of Representatives myself, the Circus has come to town! But in all seriousness,...
WESLACO, Texas: State Rep. Ryan Guillen says the Rio Grande Valley legislative delegation is well-positioned to do “good things” for the region in the upcoming legislative session. Guillen, a Republican from Rio Grande City, is the most senior member of...
WESLACO, Texas: State Sen.-elect Morgan LaMantia says South Texas is the future of this state.  LaMantia, a Democrat from South Padre Island, spoke at a legislative sendoff reception co-hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Rio Grande...
WESLACO, Texas - It is not yet part of her group’s legislative agenda but RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Cynthia Sakulenzki says she personally supports the legalization of gambling in Texas. Working with the Rio Grande Valley...
WESLACO, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Rio Grande Valley Partnership are co-hosting a Texas 88th Legislative Session Send Off Reception in Weslaco on Jan. 5, 2023. The 88th Legislature starts Jan. 10, 2023,...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The new state senator for the lower Rio Grande Valley, Morgan LaMantia, says she is excited to be bringing down dozens of her colleagues to the region in late January, 2023. The South Padre Island Democrat will...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The new-look Cameron County legislative delegation fully supports a second causeway being built that links South Padre Island to the mainland. State Sen.-elect Morgan LaMantia, D-South Padre Island, state Rep. Erin Gamez, D-Brownsville, and state Rep.-elect Janie...

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