LETTERS: On new McAllen drainage utility fee and Pharr officers

New city of McAllen drainage feesI’m in complete agreement that the city of McAllen needs to improve drainage throughout our neighborhoods, and I understand...

COMMENTARY: What Saturday’s March for Our Lives should mean

BY LINDA ADAMSI am tormented like so many by the Feb. 14 acts of violence in Florida that took the lives of 17 innocent...

LETTERS: On abortion, immigration and Larry Nassar’s victims

Abortion reportingRegarding the March 17 Associated Press article “Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care.” Abortion is safe but not for...

EDITORIAL: No border wall in Santa Ana Refuge under spending bill, but what about...

With just 13 hours to skim through a mammoth federal omnibus bill totaling 2,232 pages, members of the U.S. House on Thursday passed the...

COMMENTARY: Tariffs and trade agreements impact Texas/US energy dominance

BY TODD STAPLESAmerican energy dominance isn’t just a catchy slogan. It is here and has distinctly been made possible by Texans. Texas leads the...

EDITORIAL: UTRGV rated 3rd best for value online degree in US

With so many first-generation college students in the Rio Grande Valley, and so many who are financially struggling and must work while taking classes,...

LETTERS: On World Water Day today; the NRA and TB

The NRA is not ‘rational, respectful’I believe Eduardo Estrada’s recent letter comparing the AAA, AMA and NRA is absurd. While the NRA has never...

COMMENTARY: In frastructure, education and openness will bring more jobs to Texas

BY STATE REP. RENE O. OLIVEIRAHow do we keep the Texas economy growing and moving forward, when we face increasing competition from other states...

EDITORIAL: Importance of improving trade corridors to RGV, state and nation

At a joint committee field hearing held Tuesday in Weslaco with members of the Texas House Transportation Committee, and International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs...

LETTERS: On ending rattlesnake roundups and death of former La Joya mayor

End rattlesnake roundupsIf the Jaycees’ mission is to “empower young active citizens to create positive change in their communities,” the organization must immediately end...