EDITORIAL: Educate yourself on healthcare proposals

Depending on the political winds at the moment, the U.S. Senate may or may not vote this week on a bill that supporters say...

EDITORIAL: RGV sailor had calling to serve us all; we must have public ceremony...

As we wait for the U.S. Navy to return to the Rio Grande Valley the remains of Weslaco native 26-year-old Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class...

EDITORIAL: Pay owed McAllen parking fines before collection agency takes over

With a depressed peso, fewer shoppers from Mexico and decreased sales tax revenue reported by the City of McAllen, city officials are wise to...

EDITORIAL: Calling Texas special session is ‘assault’ on local governance

We commend the blunt candor of the mayors of McAllen and Mission, who last week were reacting to the subjects that Gov. Greg Abbott...

EDITORIAL: Cities pay up $7M in unpaid funds to UTRGV medical school

Last week the Texas Legislature agreed to give the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine $54.1 million for the next two...

EDITORIAL: CDC should step up Zika prevention in South Texas

We commend U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, both Republicans from Texas, who are putting pressure on the head of the Centers for...

EDITORIAL: Enough done for this legislative term in Texas

High praise for our Valley lawmakers for having survived what has arguably been one of the nastiest Texas Legislatures in recent memory.The 85th Legislature...

EDITORIAL: No child in McAllen should go hungry this summer

We applaud the partnership between the McAllen Independent School District and the City of McAllen to once again provide free meals for any child...

EDITORIAL: Where does Hidalgo Co flood mitigation stand as preparations made for a new...

As President Donald Trump last week proposed $2.7 billion allocated in the 2018 fiscal budget for border security — which includes $1.6 billion to...

EDITORIAL: Regional hike-and-bike trail anticipated in RGV

Thankfully more people in the Rio Grande Valley are making a real effort to exercise regularly and be healthier by walking, hiking and running...