WESLACO, RGV - Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez 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 Affairs. The joint hearing was held...
How do we keep the Texas economy growing and moving forward, when we face increasing competition from other states and countries? While the question is broad, the answers are quite simple: More education and job training for our students, more...
WESLACO, RGV - State Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez welcomed members of two Texas House Committees to the Rio Grande Valley on Monday with an evening reception at the Valley Nature Center in Weslaco. The reception was hosted by the Rio...
WESLACO, RGV - The two longest-serving columnists at the Rio Grande Guardian have stressed the importance of this week's joint Texas House hearing in the Rio Grande Valley. The House Committee on Transportation and the House Committee on International Relations...
WESLACO, RGV - State Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez, vice chair of the House Committee on Transportation, will host two Texas House committees next week for a joint hearing in Weslaco. Members of the two committees, the Committee on Transportation and...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - State Rep. René Oliveira has welcomed a new report by the Texas House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness - a panel he sits on. The committee's report drew on testimony from 42 prominent and expert witnesses representing...
MCALLEN, RGV - Saying he does not want opportunities to enhance his city to fall through the cracks because people are working in silos, McAllen Mayor Jim Darling has called for an economic development summit. Darling made the proposal at...
MISSION, RGV - Mission Economic Development Corporation will release its first civic engagement application, Cityflag Mission EDC, some time next month. Sharyland native Alberto ‘Beto’ Altamirano, co-founder and CEO of Cityflag, first announced details about the application when he was...
HARLINGEN, RGV - It is not often the name of former British Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel is invoked in a Rio Grande Valley State of the City address. But, Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell did it in this year’s speech....
MISISON, RGV - The City of Mission is forging ahead with plans to complete the long-dormant Madero International Bridge Project. At a special meeting of the Mission Economic Development Corporation, the group approved the hiring of Pathfinder Public Affairs, a...

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