The Monitor Editorial Board

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EDITORIAL: Trading up

It seemed forever in coming, but the U.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement, goes into effect Wednesday. We trust that officials...

EDITORIAL: In our hands

The Supreme Court last week ruled against President Trump’s efforts to negate President Obama’s order protecting from deportation foreign nationals who were brought to...

EDITORIAL: Precautions

People can debate forever whether Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to begin reopening the Texas economy was premature. Abbott began phased-in and partial reopening of many...

EDITORIAL: Staying put

Chances are, stayhome requests brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic don’t change many families’ plans for Father’s Day. And Dad’s probably just fine with that. Traditionally, families...

EDITORIAL: Juneteenth

People all over the United States are celebrating Juneteenth, a date that many consider the nail that closed the coffin on slavery in this...

LETTERS: Court ruling garners fire; Give more info about COVID-19; Stockpile equipment; Bullying allowed

Court ruling garners fire So the Texas Supreme Court just ruled, remotely, that the people of Texas can’t vote — wait for it — remotely. What...

EDITORIAL: Investigations

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton wants to take control of all incidents involving the use of lethal force by police officers throughout the state....

EDITORIAL: Playing safe

No major storms appear headed this way, but some Rio Grande Valley residents already have the sandbags they might need to fight the threat...

EDITORIAL: Symbols

Today is Flag Day. Created by presidential decree in 1916, it commemorates the June 14, 1777 date on which the Second Continental Congress passed...

EDITORIAL: Safe voting

Texas has some unfinished business with regard to our spring elections, and county officials can help ease possible crowding — and lingering fears that...