SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - Although she did not say much about a citizenship question being added to the 2020 Census, U.S. Census Bureau assistant regional director Vicki McIntire, was asked for advice about it at a Texas Municipal...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - The Texas Municipal League is to mount a grassroots campaign ahead of the next legislative session in opposition to both Gov. Greg Abbott’s proposed revenue cap for cities and the limited government advocacy group,...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation is looking to partner with nonprofit organizations and city departments to promote economic development in Brownsville. Josh Mejia, BCIC’s outreach coordinator, said all nonprofit organizations and city departments that are interested in participating...
EDINBURG – Hidalgo County Community Service Agency is asking for the public's input on utility assistance programs through forums which will be held Monday through Wednesday. Jaime Longoria, executive director of Hidalgo County CSA, said the purpose of the forums...
WESLACO, RGV - Unlike other local entities, the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council is not, yet, weighing in on a citizenship question being added to the 2020 Census. The LRGVDC, the official council of government for Hidalgo, Cameron and...
EDINBURG, RGV - As expected, Hidalgo County is to join nationwide litigation opposing the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 Census questionnaire. Hidalgo County Commissioners Court today voted to join the multi-state lawsuit and hire attorney Rolando Rios...
WESLACO, RGV - The dilemma Rio Grande Valley leaders may find themselves in when advising residents what to do about a citizenship question on the 2020 Census form was on display at this week’s Lower Rio Grande Valley Development...
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...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina has released a statement regarding the recent changes made to the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation Board. Molina said he felt it was important to “clear up misinformation being spread” about changes made this...
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...

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