Greetings. The intention of this letter is state that the Hidalgo County Farm Bureau’s board of directors is opposed to SB 2185, relating to the dissolution of Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3, for the reasons stated below. The original...
Senate Bill 2185 relates to the procedures for the dissolution of Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. It would transfer the assets and liabilities to the City of McAllen. The water district, quite frankly, has outgrown its purpose. The...
Thank you, Senator Hinojosa, for filing this bill. This infrastructure will take South Texas water infrastructure to the 21st Century. And it will economically benefit the residents of South Texas. McAllen Public Utility provides top tier water service to McAllen...
Texas has long been a national model of economic growth by promoting policies to encourage economic prosperity. What's more, our job creation in the private sector and population growth have generated headlines around the nation. However, we have some...
Clashes in my head! Science and health versus ignorance! Democracy versus capricious authoritarianism! “All born equal” versus racism!  After a long day of historical research, who should enter into my head last night? One great man I had studied anew...
Even before the pandemic, Texas schools faced daunting challenges. About 88% of students were economically disadvantaged. Two ethnic groups that comprised about two-thirds of enrollment (and rapidly growing) held less than 8% of the state's wealth. Many districts had...
Good morning everyone. I am Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs and I am so honored to be participating today in this important meeting. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to make some introductory remarks.  I mostly want to...
The Texas-Mexico border is a key economic gateway to the United States. The region has grown significantly over the years with 97% employment growth between 1990 to 2019 (1.4 million new jobs). But it also has a critical role...
2020 proved to be an extremely difficult year for many people. Last year we saw the rise of a global pandemic that devasted economies and tossed everyday lives into turmoil. Simple tasks like going to school, going out with friends,...
Texas’ lead in connecting the country to oil and gas, has built life as we know it, however today’s energy infrastructure is not the end to our journey of ingenuity. In fact, following the events of the Texas Freeze,...

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