Recently released data on employment and wage growth by county indicates that several Texas counties fall near the top of the list. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) compiled statistics for the 355 largest counties...
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina says he believes his city has already hit the 100,000 population mark. Edinburg came in at 77,100 in the 2010 Census. According to the 2013-17 American Community...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley continues to do well in sales tax revenues, Matt Ruszczak reports. Ruszczak, executive director of South Texas Economic Council, crunches the numbers each month to see if...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen city leaders say they want more say on economic development and to achieve this they have revamped a little-known city board. The new-look Development Corporation of McAllen (DCM) now comprises...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen City Commission wants more say on economic development issues involving their city and believe restructuring the Development Corporation of McAllen, Inc., will help. On Monday, the city commission voted to...
RAYMONDVILLE, RGV - Willacy County Judge Aurelio ‘Keter’ Guerra has commented on the heavy flooding that occurred in the Rio Grande Valley in June. Guerra said that while FEMA is responding to individual homeowners,...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - The mayor of a small town in the Rio Grande Valley has voiced her displeasure at a key piece of legislation passed by the state leadership - property tax reform. Under...
SAN BENITO, RGV - Thanks to legislation from state Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., and state Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, the City of San Benito can access hotel/motel tax money for economic development projects. In...
EDINBURG, RGV - In a podcast with the Rio Grande Guardian, state Rep. Terry Canales looks back at his first legislative session as chairman of the House Committee on Transportation. In an exclusive interview with...
SAN BENITO, RGV - San Benito Mayor Ben Gomez says the impact of two pieces of legislation passed during the 86th Legislative is “sure to change the economic landscape” of his city. The two...

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