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LETTERS: On ACA and letter rebuttal

America’s health careThe very existence of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is deplorable because it was rushed together as essentially a piece of...

LETTERS: On SB 4 and Hidalgo County former officials

Fight these state laws insteadThere are several organizations that have filed lawsuits against the newSB 4 law (the anti-sanctuary cities law that takes effect...

LETTERS: On Paris Accord withdrawal, McAllen commissioner’s help and working hard

Withdrawal of Paris Accord ‘misstep’As a designer and future architect, one of my key goals is designing sustainable buildings for current and future generations...

EDITORIAL: Cities pay up $7M in unpaid funds to UTRGV medical school

Last week the Texas Legislature agreed to give the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine $54.1 million for the next two...

EDITORIAL: CDC should step up Zika prevention in South Texas

We commend U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, both Republicans from Texas, who are putting pressure on the head of the Centers for...

LETTERS: On the Paris Accord and ‘fake news’

Support the Paris AccordAs an architect, one of my key goals is designing sustainable buildings for current and future generations that will live and...

LETTERS: On blaming Trump, past wars and ‘Over the hill gang’ in Hidalgo Co.

‘Everybody else’ blamedJake Longoria’s May 21 letter, defending the president, captured the Donald Trump pluses and minuses very well from the point of view...

EDITORIAL: Enough done for this legislative term in Texas

High praise for our Valley lawmakers for having survived what has arguably been one of the nastiest Texas Legislatures in recent memory.The 85th Legislature...

EDITORIAL: No child in McAllen should go hungry this summer

We applaud the partnership between the McAllen Independent School District and the City of McAllen to once again provide free meals for any child...

LETTERS: Honoring servicemen today

Moment of silence todayMemorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates those military men and women who have paid the...