COMMENTARY: Beto: Born to run

RUBEN NAVARRETTE | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR The Enigma has entered the building. In politics, if the media agree with your views and you play nice with...

EDITORIAL: Final count: Resolving census issues could reduce future suits

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will expand arguments it hears in April regarding the 2020 census, hoping to resolve all the...

LETTER: Conflicting information

Mary Martinez’s letter on March 1 said that “... people crossing the border illegally are at a long-time low.” While in my truck that...

LETTER: A sick system

With insurance your prescription is $10; without it, $210. That’s sick. In fact, the entire healthcare system is sick. It suffers from inexcusable inequities....

EDITORIAL: Risky business: Public access to information under increasing attack in US

People have a basic right to know what the people they elected into office are doing, and how their tax dollars are being used....

LETTER: Agriculture: Food for Life

Farmers and ranchers are the backbone of America. They grow food to feed us, fiber to clothe us, and fuel to run our homes...

EDITORIAL: Save SLAPP: Law must offer protection to those with valid criticism

Any law can be abused. Some laws protect people from those who would spread lies about them, but some abuse those laws by filing...

EDITORIAL: Learned behavior: Rights of free expression apply to youths, students

Ideally, our nation’s institutions of learning have been held out at bastions of free expression, where people should be able to speak openly about...

LETTER: THC-laced candies should spark anger

I hope this will be the first of many letters expressing outrage about the attack on our children from the producers of THC-laced “candies.”...

LETTER: Officials oppose Trump declaration

The Rio Grande Valley delegation of the Texas Legislature stands opposed to President Donald Trump’s declaration of an emergency for a non-existent border crisis....