Steve Clark

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Steve Clark is a staff writer with the Brownsville Herald. He can be reached at sclark@brownsvilleherald.com

Going green: Ozanam Center in Brownsville gets solar panels, upgraded kitchen

Brownsville’s Bishop E. San Pedro Ozanam Center homeless shelter has a new kitchen and enough solar panels to run the entire complex, thanks to...

Rio Grande Valley, Florida compete in construction of SpaceX Starship prototypes

Elon Musk, CEO and lead designer of SpaceX, confirmed via Twitter on May 14 that Starship prototypes are being built at Cape Canaveral in...

Basic Economics: Dallas Fed Chief urges more workforce growth, GDP improvement

BROWNSVILLE — One good reason for immigration reform comes right down to basic economics. Robert Steven Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank...

Study: Tomato tariffs likely to cost consumers

Fresh tomatoes imported from Mexico are about to become scarcer and pricier thanks to the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Tomato Suspension Agreement with...

UTRGV joins project seeking to improve education preparation

Getting into the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate is tough, but the College of Education of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley...

Shrimp industry eyes visas; Another 30,000 seasonal workers to be allowed in

The head of the Texas Shrimp Association said it’s unclear how much a Trump administration decision allowing another 30,000 foreign seasonal workers into the...

Study details economic impact of slowdowns

Traffic slowdowns at the border are bad for the economy, never mind closing the border. That’s the conclusion of a study commissioned by IBC Bank...

Fifth annual yard sale spans miles and miles

The fifth annual Texas Longest Yard Sale, formerly the U.S. 281/Military Highway Texas Longest Yard Sale, kicks off today and runs through Sunday. Former Brownsville...

Rio Grande Valley MPO merger may speed work on second South Padre Island access

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority’s East Loop Project is just one among transportation projects that could get done quicker thanks to the new...

Brownsville littered with plastic bags again after ordinance repealed

If you’re curious about the impact, nine months on, of the city’s repeal of its single-use plastic bag ordinance after the Texas Supreme Court...