BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Retiring state Sen. Eddie Lucio has urged the Brownsville business community to hold legislators to account. The Brownsville Democrat spoke at a Despierta Brownsville breakfast event hosted by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce. It was held at...
HARLINGEN, Texas - State Rep. Oscar Longoria of La Joya discussed the upcoming legislative session in a recent speech at the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce. The 88th Texas Legislative Session starts Jan. 10, 2023. Longoria has just been re-elected...
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...
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,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Retiring state Sen. Eddie Lucio says it is “crazy” that members of the general public can freely walk around the state Capitol with a firearm. He said things can get tense in the Senate chamber during a...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Retiring state Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., fears Cameron County may struggle to secure its legislative agenda items in the upcoming session due to a lack of experience within its delegation. Three of the four lawmakers representing the...
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...
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...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Norma Sepulveda predicts having female elected officials in the Rio Grande Valley will be change from being the exception to the norm. Sepulveda, the first Latina mayor in her city, welcomed Cameron County’s new-look legislative...

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