EDITORIAL: Is closing schools only option for McAllen ISD? Was district transparent with plans?

Read McAllen ISD "Facilities Education Master Plan"Minutes before McAllen ISD Board Trustees voted Monday night to close Navarro Elementary and Lincoln Middle schools, former...

EDITORIAL: Revamp US immigration courts ASAP; 680,000 case backlog, judge quotas no e-filing is...

A joke was made during a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on U.S. immigration courts held last week in Washington, D.C., that compared the Executive...

EDITORIAL: A comprehensive special education strategy for Texas

Last Thursday’s visit by Gov. Greg Abbott to the Rio Grande Valley to view the Texas National Guard troops who were recently dispatched here,...

EDITORIAL: A Census undercount of Hidalgo Co. is not an option

High praise to Hidalgo County Commissioners who on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire a lawyer to represent the county as it plans to join...

EDITORIAL: A ‘force multiplier’ for border agents

When Gov. Greg Abbott toured the National Guard Armory in Weslaco last week and met with hundreds of Texas National Guard troops deployed to...

EDITORIAL: Hidalgo Co officials must sue to block Census citizenship question

Last Tuesday, Hidalgo County Commissioners rightly voted to approve a resolution condemning the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census and called...

EDITORIAL: SBOE should call it what it is: Mexican-American studies

The State Board of Education today is expected to give final approval to a statewide Mexican-American studies curriculum, however they aren’t calling it that.Instead,...

EDITORIAL: Don’t drive distracted RGV

At the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Edinburg campus on Wednesday, AT&T and the Texas Department of Transportation paired up in a valiant...

EDITORIAL: Hidalgo Co pay parity at last

Finally. After years of studying ways to implement a standard step-and-grade pay system, Hidalgo County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan that should...

EDITORIAL: La Villa’s outrageous meal per diem rates

The raising of daily meal allowances for out of town travel, which La Villa aldermen gave themselves last week, amounts to nearly five times...