LETTERS: Edinburg’s infrastructure held up during recent storms,

Edinburg’s infrastructure held up during recent stormsI would like to commend the city of Edinburg for its efforts in the downtown area near UTRGV...

COMMENTARY: California sanctuary law is phony, but the pain it causes is real

BY RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.When we argue about California’s so-called “sanctuary state” law, we might as well be arguing about unicorns.Just as there is no...

COMMENTARY: The evolution of Hanukkah in America

BY DR. TATJANA LICHTENSTEINThe Jewish holiday Hanukkah began at sundown Tuesday. To mark the eight-day holiday, dignitaries will gather to light the National Menorah...

COMMENTARY: What if Democrats have to impeach the president?

COMMENTARY | Francis Wilkinson Nancy Pelosi does not want to impeach President Donald Trump. The House Democratic leader, and likely next speaker of the House,...

LETTERS: On National Guard troops, abortion and gun rights

National Guard troopsThe National Guard being sent to the Mexico border by Donald Trump to enforce drug trafficking prevention is an insult to our...

LETTERS: Opinion on decay; Our own; ‘Twilight Zone’ surreal; Media; Why Beto’s wrong; ‘Prop...

On decay, an opinion for an opinionOn military militants: In this country, a person may only fire a weapon in self-defense or the defense...

LETTER: Congressman given credit

Thank you, U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, for creating a wonderfully informative start to Black History Month in Brownsville. Three events marked the day. A discussion with...

MONITOR EDITORIALS: Evaluating 2017 immigration policies and 2018 goals

In 2017, President Donald Trump took office and pledged to the American people that U.S. immigration policies would be substantially reformed and illegal entries...

EDITORIAL: Congress must reassert its legislative authority

The United States is a nation of laws. We hear that statement a lot, usually when people complain about actions or policies they think...

EDITORIAL: On the outs — Registry purge has begun; voters should check status

The Texas Secretary of State’s Office is in the midst of purging voter registration records, ostensibly to clear the files from records of people...