EDITORIAL: Legislature kills mandate to publish new tax rates

Governance with consent of the governed: It’s what sets our country apart from so many others. It’s credited with enabling the United States to...

EDITORIAL: Honor fallen military by not picking fights

At first glance Memorial Day weekend is a festive occasion: Aside from the barrage of car, furniture and mattress sales, many use the long...

EDITORIAL: Bailout money to farmers adds to cost of tariff battle

How much cost is one willing to endure just to prove a point? Obviously, the answer is much higher when someone else is paying...

EDITORIAL: Student loss should inspire districts to seek efficiency

Rio Grande Valley public school districts are losing students. Brownsville school board members last week voted to close three elementary schools to address their...

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,...

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...

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...

EDITORIAL: Forget Superman: People must look up to mothers

This is the age of the superhero, judging from the most popular films coming out of Hollywood. Movies based on popular crime-fighter comic books...