EDINBURG, Texas - The outgoing executive director of Region One Education Service Center says the digital divide in the Rio Grande Valley should be considered a “major crisis.” Cornelio Gonzalez retires at the end of January, 2021. In an exclusive...
MCALLEN, Texas - RGV Focus, a collective impact initiative of Educate Texas, has unveiled its 2019 annual report and scorecard. As with the 2018 report, the title is “Contigo,” which is Spanish for “With You.” The scorecard tracks the key metrics...
On July 1, South Texas College sold a total of $41 million in Limited Ad Valorem Tax Refunding Bonds which saved the College and taxpayers more than $3.6 million in debt service providing a reduction in ad valorem taxes...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A developer and advisor in the NewSpace industry is predicting great things for Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley. Austin, Texas-based Joshua Littlejohn has been making frequent visits to the Valley to learn about its potential and...
A Zoom interview with PSJA ISD Superintendent Jorge L. Arredondo: PHARR, Texas - Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD is getting full support from the community for its efforts to ensure the health and safety of its students ahead of the new school...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - As well as serving as deputy city manager for the City of Brownsville, Helen Ramirez is CEO and executive director of the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation. GBIC is the City of Brownsville’s Type A economic development corporation.  In...
MCALLEN, Texas - According to a report by Connected Nation, “Rural Broadband: A Texas Tour,” 1.8 million Texans, most of them in rural areas, don’t have high-speed internet access. Dr. Steven Johnson, chancellor of WGU Texas, a state-endorsed, nonprofit, accredited...
MCALLEN, Texas - There are three great reasons why McAllen Economic Development Corporation is right to focus on China as it seeks to bring in more manufacturing companies.  One is a provision in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement concerning the rules...
MCALLEN, Texas - LiftFund and the City of McAllen are offering zero percent interest small business loans to McAllen business owners. LiftFund is a nonprofit loan fund committed to empowering small businesses with limited access to traditional sources of credit.  Marlene...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Economic Development Corporation has been working hard to help local businesses that are struggling to survive the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. The HEDC website’s resource page is treasure trove of useful links to help businesses...

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