LETTERS: On asking congressman to bring back troops, Trump and Thanksgiving TV parade

Congressman: Bring back our US troopsThanks to U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, for keeping in touch with his constituents on his recent Thanksgiving trip...

EDITORIAL: Giving back and setting an example

We extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to the Bonham sisters, Vicki Shields-Bonham and Becky Bonham, who have donated to the Catholic church 14...

COMMENTARY: 2M jobs at stake with end of DACA

BY DR. M. RAY PERRYMANThe clock is ticking on a two-million-job issue: finding a permanent solution to replace Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)....

COMMENTARY: Why Amazon shouldn’t locate its HQ2 in Texas

BY JAMES C. HARRINGTONDear Amazon:There’s much flurry in the Lone Star State about possibly locating your HQ2 here. Some Texas cities are among the...

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...