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,...
The ongoing news is the presidential search. As you all know, Dr. Reed retired a couple of months ago and so the board has been actively working to develop the presidential profile. We had several public forums, working with the...
Happy April 6, Texas Independence Day, Rio Grande Guardian readers!   Yes, on April 6, 1813, Revilla/Zapata native Lt. Colonel José Bernardo Gutiérrez de Lara Uribe first achieved Texas independence and became the first president of Texas. In truth, Texas...
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell to 684,000 in late March for the first time in a year. Believe it or not, that’s important. “Initial claims” sounds like something only an economist could love (and...
In January of 2020, the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank predicted, “While uncertainty is greater than normal, leading indicators and the current momentum of job growth suggest that the long expansion in the state is likely to continue. next year.”  This...
Imagine you need to get somewhere quickly and safely. You call your ride-sharing company who sends Fred Flintstone in his family car. Not what you had in mind and not what you paid for. The Texas Immunization Registry, ImmTrac2,...
No one cares more about border security than those of us who actually live, work and raise our families along the border. We will never achieve true border security until Congress fixes our broken immigration system. We believe this...
It’s now been a year since COVID-19 began to upend the lives of people around the world.  The human cost has been tragic, and measures needed to slow the spread of the virus have also taken a toll on mental...
Dear Mr. President, We write to urge you to use your full authorities to effectively respond to and successfully manage the ongoing crisis at our Southwest Border. It is critical that our nation take aggressive steps to secure our border,...
It’s been more than 30 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law, but even with equal protections legally guaranteed, progress for disabled Texans has been mixed. On the one hand, employment for disabled adults in the...

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