The recommendations in this letter are submitted on behalf of the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA), a national non-profit organization with the mission of achieving equal educational opportunity through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and...
Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you very much for being here today.  We are really here to express our concerns over the recent rise in the number of infections that are found in the Rio Grande Valley. We were expecting an...
Hi, I am Dalinda Guillen, executive director for the Rio Grande City EDC. The board of directors of the Rio Grande City EDC join me in welcoming you to our community.  Rio Grande City is a distinctive city, unique in...
This Election Day, voters in the Rio Grande Valley and across the state have a historic opportunity to invest in some of Texas’s most beloved treasures — our state parks and historical sites. If you’re like me, you and your...
“Veneziola, or “Little Venice.” So-named the stilt houses around Lake Maracaibo, the Italian explorer/cartographer, Amerigo Vespucci, in 1499. (He also lent his name to the whole of the “Americas.”) Later, for the USA, the whole of the Caribbean became known...
Now that is has been over one month since Hurricane Harvey brought destruction and devastation to Houston and the Texas Coast, it is time to rebuild and heal. As Houston and the Texas Coast begin to recover, many questions still...
Mention Medicare and many people think of senior citizens. But they aren’t the only beneficiaries. Over 9.1 million of the 44 million Americans who rely on Medicare are under age 65. These younger individuals have disabilities and for their health care...
Madam President, each year during the month of August, I look forward to traveling across my state, my very big state, to spend time with my constituents.  It is the best way to learn first-hand how the laws and programs...
A Chief of the Choctaw tribe originated the word “okla” and “humma,” for “home of the Red People.” This came at the end of the tragic “Trail of Tears,” during treaty negotiations establishing territories in Oklahoma for the Native Americans...
Texas has reached a critical point in the fight against COVID-19. State leaders continue to reduce restrictions on movement and activity, even though we haven’t come close to a 14-day decline in new cases – the benchmark recommended by the...

Latest Posts

Stay Connected

8,126FansLike
1,089FollowersFollow
7,897FollowersFollow
53SubscribersSubscribe