EDITORIAL: UT regent, former Starr County judge was servant of the people

There was a revelatory moment in Starr County on Monday when The Monitor was asking residents their reaction to news of the death of...

LETTERS: On ‘thorough’ RGV reporting, Good Samaritan and pump safety

‘Thorough reporting'The Monitor’s reporters do a fine job. As a relocated Valleyite, who subscribes to your online edition, I truly appreciate the thorough reporting...

COMMENTARY: There is ‘nothing to fear’ about new SB 4 law

BY GOV. GREG ABBOTT, HIDALGO CO. SHERIFF J.E. "EDDIE" GUERRA & McALLEN POLICE CHIEF VICTOR RODRIGUEZSAs law enforcement officers and elected officials, it is...

EDITORIAL: Changes to Weslaco’s political structure must come ‘from the people’

Weslaco Mayor David Suarez last week cast the deciding vote against holding a workshop to discuss whether to change the city’s current single-member district...

LETTERS: Reforming health care and Hidalgo Co. Courthouse opposed

Reforming health careI see our representatives in Congress are arguing over health care, again. If our Congress were subject to the same rules as...

COMMENTARY: Texas has opportunity to create jobs, infrastructure for poorest cities

BY JIM STANISLAUSIf you look closely at the Texas economy, you’ll discover that as our state flourishes, incomes in economically distressed urban and rural...

COMMENTARY: Why NAFTA is important to Texas

BY JEFF MOSELEYYou have heard a lot of talk about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) lately. There are those...

COMMENTARY: Cracking the code in Texas to build a stronger tech workforce

BY STATE REP. R.D. 'BOBBY' GUERRAAs Texas and the Rio Grande Valley continue to grow and experience an influx of new employers, so does...

LETTERS: On Washington Post and Sen. John Cornyn

‘Don’t blame the Post’The political commentary in the Monitor on Thursday by Jay Ambrose, regarding the Washington Post, was very surprising. For a newspaper...

EDITORIAL: Roma must clean up its city water testing table

While living amenities make communities desirable, the primary function of any municipality is to ensure the safety of its citizens. So we are concerned...