AUSTIN, Texas - Border community activists testified against Operation Lone Star at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Border Security at the state capitol in Austin. Operation Lone Star is Gov. Greg Abbott’s $4 billion border enforcement initiative that...
PHARR, Texas - Alejandro ‘Alex’ Meade is senior vice president of economic development and public finance at Texas Regional Bank. Meade gave the keynote speech at the annual retreat of RGV Focus. It was held at the Pharr Development and...
MCALLEN, Texas - Luis Bazán, director of the Pharr International Bridge, says there are 400 companies moving from China to Mexico in order to be closer to the North American market. Bazán said he learned this fact while on a...
WESLACO, Texas - Adriana Cruz, executive director of economic development and tourism in the Office of the Texas Governor, gave the keynote presentation at a recent RGV LEAD conference. LEAD stands for Linking Economic and Academic Development. The group held...
MCALLEN, Texas - The new CEO of McAllen Chamber of Commerce has given a presentation on his vision for the group. Josh Mejia was appointed president and CEO of the McAllen Chamber in the summer. He recently spoke in depth...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Index Reynosa Foundation presented checks to various charities at an event at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in McAllen this week. The money, totaling over $100,000, was raised at a charity golf tournament the group held...
ELSA, Texas - Michael Pacheco, an associate with Coldwell Banker Commercial-RGV,  is predicting a "wave of development" in Elsa, Texas. Pacheco spoke at a "Commercialization and Investment Tour" event co-hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership and Elsa Economic Development...
MCALLEN, Texas - The executive director of Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation says the Rio Grande Valley should create a new group to plan the deployment of fiber optic broadband infrastructure.  Judy Quisenberry was a panelist at the recent 26th Annual...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley can attract thousands more Winter Texans from the Upper Midwest thanks to the daily flights Delta Air Lines is putting on from Minneapolis to Harlingen. This is the view of Nicolás J. Mirman,...
MCALLEN, Texas - There are positive growth trends at McAllen International Airport, according to City of McAllen Aviation Director Elizabeth Suarez. “We continue to report positive growth trends for this year. Our first slide shows a three percent overall growth...

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