LETTERS: On STC student parking and abortion rights

Abortion rightsSince 1973, and Roe v. Wade, our country has been divided over abortion rights. The landmark Supreme Court decision allows women to have...

COMMENTARY: How Trump’s ‘alternative facts’ threaten our environment

BY KATE WINKLER DAWSONHurricane season isn’t over. There are still tropical storms churning in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to make landfall. Scientists say it’s...

COMMENTARY: Tax reforms needed to fuel US economic gains

BY U.S. SENS. JOHN CORNYN AND BILL CASSIDYSThe arrival of autumn brings a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform our nation’s tax code. American families and...

COMMENTARY: It’s the 500th anniversary of the Reformation Day

BY LOUISE BUTLERMartin Luther is often depicted as a brooding, personally troubled man. The pictures of him show a square-jawed German with a grim...

EDITORIAL: The legacy of Speaker Joe Straus

A seismic political shock wave rolled across Texas last week that relatively few constituents across the state will understand: The surprise announcement by the...

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...

COMMENTARY: Joint ecumenical service in San Juan on Sunday a step toward religious unity

BY REV. SYLVIA DE LA GARZAThis past year, Catholics and Lutherans all over the world have been coming together before God, asking for forgiveness...

EDITORIAL: Detainment of disabled child by Border Patrol should ‘shock us’ all

The detainment by U.S. Border Patrol agents of a 10-year-old disabled girl, who is in this country illegally, from her Corpus Christi hospital room...

LETTERS: On acts of kindness (and not)

Grateful for kindnessI am a Puerto Rican who has been living in the Rio Grande Valley for over 35 years. I love it here.After...

COMMENTARY: RGV should back tax reforms

BY JORGE MARTINEZThere are a lot of good reasons why reforming the tax code makes sense. But for the people of the Rio Grande...