PHARR, RGV - State Sen. Don Huffines says political subdivisions are pulling in more money than ever in property taxes and he doesn’t see the funds going back to the residents or to the business community. The Senate Committee on...
MCALLEN, RGV - The next state Representative for Texas House District 37 says he wants to stay involved with the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council. As a Cameron County Commissioner, Alex Dominguez has represented his county on the LRGVDC...
PHARR, RGV - The Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations is holding a hearing in the Rio Grande Valley today to consider state policy on affordable housing. The committee is chaired by state Sen. Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville. The hearing takes place...
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...
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...

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