WESLACO, Texas: State Sen.-elect Morgan LaMantia says South Texas is the future of this state. 

LaMantia, a Democrat from South Padre Island, spoke at a legislative sendoff reception co-hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Rio Grande Valley Partnership. 

It was held at UT-Rio Grande Valley’s Center for Innovation and Commercialization in Weslaco.

In her brief remarks, LaMantia said South Texas has a “wonderful” legislative delegation that has always worked together.

“We know that South Texas is the future of this state,” LaMantia said. “If we educate our kids, train our workforce and make those smart, strategic economic investments we can make this state even better.”

LaMantia added: “We will lead this state in new and innovative areas, like space exploration, smarter agriculture and import-export.”


Editor’s Note: The above news video story is the third in a four-part series about the recent RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-RGV Partnership legislative sendoff reception. Click here to read Part One. Click here to read Part Two.

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