MCALLEN, RGV - In one of his first public events since his return from the state Capitol, Sen. Juan Hinojosa has called the special legislative session a waste of taxpayers’ money. Like many other border lawmakers, Hinojosa would give the...
EDINBURG, RGV - When Edinburg Mayor Richard Garcia gives his 2017 State of the City address at the Carmike IMAX Theater today he will be able to paint a rosy picture of Edinburg’s financial situation. Edinburg taxpayers know this because...
McALLEN, RGV - Revenues collected from trucks crossing international bridges in Hidalgo County should be pooled together and divided among the cities that own the bridges, says McAllen Mayor Jim Darling. Darling acknowledges it is a radical proposal but says...
On the first day of the 86thLegislative Session, I was still a candidate running in a Special Called Election for House District 145.   On the day the Texas House was getting organized and electing...
WESLACO, RGV - The top priority for the Rio Grande Valley over the next 90-plus days should be Census 2020. That is the view of Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr. At the conclusion...
It started in 2015 with the passage of the Texas Compassionate Use Program (TCUP) which allows low-THC medical cannabis for only one qualifying condition, intractable epilepsy.  The legislation was limited, so much so, that...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling says the state legislature’s decision to change the law regarding annexation has thwarted his city’s ability to grow. Darling said the City of McAllen wants to expand...
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...
DONNA, RGV - Ernesto Silva, interim city manager of Donna, announced Marga Lopez will be the bridge director of the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge and Lyle Garza will be the executive director of the Donna Economic Development Corporation. Silva said...
McALLEN, RGV - The City of McAllen is not only building a future for the region’s children, it’s also working to making sure that everybody matters. That was the message McAllen Mayor Jim Darling was seeking to convey to attendees...

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