COMMENTARY: Hidalgo Co. judge says RGV should merge into 1 MPO

BY RAMON GARCIASThe Rio Grande Valley is on the threshold of joining the top four metropolitan areas in the state to access millions in...

EDITORIAL: Shine the light: Public info protections help keep us informed

Today starts Sunshine Week, an annual media campaign that highlights the need — and right — to know what our elected officials are doing...

COMMENTARY: Holiday for immigrants

Recently I received a large, carefully packaged box from my sister. Inside was a framed copy of my grandfather’s baptismal record. I couldn’t read a...

COMMENTARY: In defense of Southwest Key Programs

BY DR. JUAN. SANCHEZMore than 30 years ago, I was inspired to build an organization that works to keep kids out of prisons and...

COMMENTARY: Trump’s fake patriotism

BY ALEXANDRA PETRIBecause reality in 2018 is indistinguishable from ham-handed parody, here is what happened this week.Only a few of the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia...

LETTERS: Spend time with police; Officials attacked; Protests for justice

Spend time with police To say that I was sickened by the horrible actions of the Minneapolis police officers that led to the death of...

EDITORIAL: Honor nation’s veterans by using troops wisely

Someday, many U.S. veterans — perhaps 15,000 or more — will be able to tell their grandchildren about the time they were sent to...

EDITORIAL: Final count: Resolving census issues could reduce future suits

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will expand arguments it hears in April regarding the 2020 census, hoping to resolve all the...

LETTERS: Stop attacks

Stop attacks Shame on the politicians on the Democratic side of the aisle who are assigning blame, already calling this “Trumps Katrina.” They did the same...

LETTER: BOLD credit for congressman

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 16 million Alzheimer’s caregivers. As an...