BROWNSVILLE, Texas – State Sen. Eddie Lucio is retiring from public office having spent 34 years in the Legislature – four years as a state representative and 30 as a state senator. In a video series on his legacy, the...
Editor's Note: After the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service's interview with Teclo Garcia, the new CEO of Mission Economic Development Corporation put out new sales tax revenue statistics on Linked-In. Here they are: "Mission’s retail sector has expanded at...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Texas Workforce Commission is holding its first ever conference south of San Antonio. The two-day 6th Annual Apprenticeship Texas Conference wraps up Sept. 23 at the McAllen Convention Center. For the last five years the conference...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The City of Brownsville and Lit Communities recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for their BTX Fiber Broadband Project. The project is a public-private partnership designed to eliminate the digital divide in Brownsville. The ceremony was held at...
EDINBURG, Texas - Edinburg City Council member Daniel ‘Dan’ Diaz says his city is expanding so fast it is hard to keep up with all the events related to that growth. That, perhaps, is not surprising because, according to the...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Retiring state Sen. Eddie Lucio has urged the Brownsville business community to hold legislators to account. The Brownsville Democrat spoke at a Despierta Brownsville breakfast event hosted by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce. It was held at...
WESLACO, Texas - Kevin D. Pagan is a McAllen-based attorney for Bickerstaff Health Delgado Acosta LLP and a former city attorney for the City of McAllen. Recently, Pagan testified at a hearing of the Texas House Committee on Natural Resources....
HARLINGEN, Texas - The Biden Administration is encouraging the Rio Grande Valley’s 150,000 legal residents to apply to become U.S. citizens. In a video interview, Norma Limon, field office director for U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services in Harlingen, said a...
MCALLEN, Texas - Educator and marketing specialist Eloy Garza may be best known in the Rio Grande Valley for his pioneering work at PSJA ISD. His Southwest Marketing project, which allowed students from PSJA Southwest to hone their marketing skills...
EDINBURG, Texas - Keith Patridge, the president and CEO of McAllen Economic Development Corporation, wants to see a Tier One research institution established in the Rio Grande Valley. Patridge spoke about his vision when receiving the Dean’s Medallion Award from...

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