We estimate that the Texas oil and gas business and related industries generate nearly two million jobs around Texas when multiplier effects are considered (as described in a recent column).
For well over a century, the vast reserves of oil and natural gas in Texas have contributed to business activity and job creation. We recently took a close look at the overall impact...
WESLACO, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez has joined the Public Broadcasting Caucus, a bipartisan group set up in Congress 20 years ago by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon. There are more than 100...
MCALLEN, RGV - A Minneapolis-based noncommercial radio consultant says key players and organizations from across Texas and the nation want to help the Rio Grande Valley secure an NPR station. Ken Mills spoke via...
MCALLEN, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley has set up a working group to look into the possibility of the university housing and operating a National Public Radio station on campus. Confirmation of this fact...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - A one-hour call-in show on Trade, Tariffs and Texas which featured former U.S. ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza took place on various National Public Radio stations across the Lone Star State this week. 
Just after 2:00pm on Thursday, May 30, 2019, the two stations that comprise Rio Grande Public Radio (RGPR) ceased broadcasting.  At that moment the Rio Grande Valley became the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. to...
Grassroots Public Radio RGV members Edgar Lopez, Ron Rogers, Shawn Seale, Steve Taylor, and Frederico Garza. MCALLEN, RGV - Grassroots Public Radio RGV, the nonprofit set up to build a National Public Radio...
NEW YORK TIMES: President Trump backed off his plan to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods and announced via Twitter on Friday night that the United States had reached an agreement with Mexico to reduce the flow...
Dear President Bailey: This is a very sad day for those of us in the Rio Grande Valley who love to learn, who love to help others learn, who seek the truth and ways...

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