HARLINGEN, RGV - Rio Grande Valley veterans finally got to meet the head of the VA on Monday when cabinet secretary Robert McDonald visited Harlingen and McAllen. Valley veterans' leaders have been pressing for such a meeting for many years. The...
  Dear Secretary McDonald, We are pleased that you have accepted our invitation to visit the Rio Grande Valley, home to more than 130,000 proud Veterans. We have been trying to get a VA secretary to visit us for the past...
Just when we thought we had finally opened a line of communication with someone, anyone at VA, regarding a much-needed full-service 24/7 VA hospital for our more than 120,000 U.S. veterans in the South Texas Rio Grande Valley, we...
RAYMONDVILLE, RGV - Around 30 Rio Grande Valley veterans met in Raymondville on Saturday and agreed to file a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in order to secure a VA hospital for the region. The...
RAYMONDVILLE, RGV - Efforts to get a National Veterans Cemetery in the Rio Grande Valley and support for a class-action lawsuit on the issue of a VA hospital for the same region are to be discussed next weekend. The Dr....
EDINBURG, RGV - Governor Greg Abbott has written to President Obama to remind him of his pledge to build a VA hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. Obama promised to establish a VA hospital in the region while running for...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - As state legislators file legislation in Austin to help Rio Grande Valley veterans secure healthcare services at the new UT-RGV School of Medicine, members of Congress say they want the VA secretary to visit the region. U.S....
WASHINGTON, D.C. - As Texans gather with our loved ones and friends in the coming days to celebrate Thanksgiving, I am reminded that so many of our blessings would not be possible without the contributions of our men and...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - I would like to know why the Honorable Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson is visiting El Paso and not, also, the Rio Grande Valley, where more than 120,000 Rio veterans reside? The Rio Grande Valley has...
AUSTIN, Texas - America is the greatest force for freedom the world has ever known. That is because we have the mightiest military in the history of the world. And Texas is the greatest force for job creation in the...

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