EDITORIAL: State rejects gun proposal that shouldn’t be necessary

It doesn’t matter whether you’re for or against gun control; no one can deny that firearms are designed to kill. If they’re for hunting,...

COMMENTARY: USMCA good for Texas

President Trump followed through on his promise to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement when he signed a new agreement with Mexico and Canada...

EDITORIAL: Latest ruling on DACA should inspire Congress

It’s graduation time in America. And if recent years are any indication, several of our nation’s top scholars will take to the podiums during...

EDITORIAL: Newest immigration proposal more restrictive than needed

President Trump on Thursday presented yet another immigration proposal that seeks to restrict the kinds of people who can enter this country. His merit-based...

LETTERS: Uncover corruption; Merit pay; McAllen floodgates

Uncover corruption Congratulations to Michael Rodriguez and The Monitor for calling out the angry clown behavior of a taxpayer-paid “spokesperson” who chose to not only...

LETTERS: Border wall; Hidden expenses; Columnist criticized; Mueller findings; Newspaper informs

Don’t put faith in border wall Has America really bought in to the blinding lies of this U.S. president that the border wall will stop...

EDITORIAL: Welfare misconceptions threaten many families

President Trump’s battle against immigration has recently turned to families who receive government assistance. Like many other presidential assertions and proposals, these could be based...

EDITORIAL: UTRGV programs will incorporate local history into curricula

Even young students often voice a pride in their culture, their home and their neighborhoods. And yet educators have long complained that it’s hard...

COMMENTARY: Re-engaging contemporary adult learners in RGV

BY STEVEN E. JOHNSON | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR The 101: The Higher Ed Poll of Texas, released this 86th Legislative Session, revealed that 90...

COMMENTARY: Expect ‘fair and equitable’ approach as Hidalgo County’s budget process begins

BY RICHARD CORTEZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR This week marks the beginning of the months-long 2019 budget process for Hidalgo County. It begins with...