EDINBURG, RGV - The key issue for the Rio Grande Valley in the getting an accurate count during Census 2020 will be reassuring residents that Border Patrol will not be involved. This is the view of Starr County Judge Eloy...
AUSTIN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley’s regional priorities for the 86th Legislative Session will be unveiled in Austin today during RGV Day at the Capitol. A ten-page document has been prepared setting out the priorities and the topics include...
EDINBURG, RGV - Access to healthcare, a Level 1 trauma center and student loan forgiveness for those studying in the medical arena are among South Texas Health System’s legislative priorities this year. Charles “Chuck” Stark, regional vice president for South...
EDINBURG, RGV - A legislator from The Woodlands says it is impressive to see the level of entrepreneurial spirit on display in the Rio Grande Valley, especially in the healthcare arena. Republican state Rep. Steven Toth was part of a...
AUSTIN, Texas - Border lawmakers say they are very pleased with the committee assignments they have been given by the new speaker of the Texas House, Dennis Bonnen. Five border lawmakers were named committee chairmen and six were named committee...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The 86th Legislature needs to come up with a way of expanding access to healthcare in Texas, a hospital chief has told visiting state lawmakers. Manny Vela, CEO of Valley Baptist Health System, hosted legislators on the...
Good afternoon, and welcome to Pharr's State of the City! When I made the decision to run for office as Mayor, almost exactly four years ago to the date, there were some people who said it could not be done....
EDINBURG, RGV - Adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census would likely lead to the loss of an additional state representative seat in the Rio Grande Valley, says an attorney hired by Hidalgo and Cameron counties. Rolando Rios said...
MISSION, RGV - Members of Congress representing the Texas-Mexico border region and South Texas have been participating in a series of votes to re-open various federal government agencies. On Wednesday they voted for H.R.264, the Financial Services and General Government...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Soon after being sworn into office for the 116th Congress, the three U.S. Representatives for the South Texas border region voted for legislation that would end the partial government shutdown without funding a border wall. The bill...

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