WESLACO, Texas - Both the Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Texas Department of Transportation are talking about “The Terry Canales Challenge.” State Rep. Terry Canales of Edinburg is chairman of the Texas House Committee on Transportation. Canales...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Senator Morgan LaMantia says a lot more state lawmakers and chiefs of staff would have liked to have participate on the Valley tour but missed the deadline. The legislative tour is being hosted by the Rio Grande...
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...
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...
EDINBURG, Texas - State Rep. Terry Canales, the chairman of the House Committee on Transportation, let rip when he appeared before the most recent Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization policy board meeting. The Edinburg Democrat blasted the group, accusing...
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...
MEXICO CITY - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and the Olof Palme Center co-hosted a webinar to discuss the recent 10th North American Leaders Summit. The academics discussing the summit were: Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow...
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,...
EDINBURG, Texas - Mario Reyna, the former dean of business at South Texas College, is a key lieutenant in Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez’s Prosperity Task Force.  Cortez set up the task force to tackle his county’s high rate of...
EDINBURG, Texas – Kevin Peek, an economics professor at South Texas College, is part of the Hidalgo County Prosperity Task Force.  The task force was set up by Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez to tackle his county’s high rate of...

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