LETTERS: On Halloween fire safety, Monitor football coverage and UTRGV president

Fire safety this HalloweenI get it. You were working in your lab late one night and didn’t remind your youngest superhero to watch his...

COMMENTARY: NAFTA talks jeopardized by Trump

BY ANTONIO GARZAIt’s been eight long weeks since the NAFTA renegotiations kicked off. It was an ambitious agenda for a short period of time,...

EDITORIAL: Breathing better air in McAllen

The dangers and health risks of smoking and those caused by second-hand smoke are readily documented and well known. So we applaud the McAllen...

COMMENTARY: Banker says vote ‘yes’ on Prop 2

BY FORD SASSERSince 1998, Texans have been taking out home equity loans to pay for such needed items as home improvement projects, college educations,...

EDITORIAL: Untimely Donna voting conflict

Before early voting even began this week, a pall marked the elections in the city of Donna where a mayoral candidate’s eligibility is at...

LETTERS: On constitutional election, working and colonias

Constitutional electionsThank you for the informative “Know 7 propositions” editorial in Sunday’s Monitor. However, I submit that the premise for recommending voting against Proposition...

LETTERS: On tax cuts and Red Ribbon Week this week

Tax cuts neededCongress has finally passed a budget. Now it’s time to pass tax cuts.As the president of Guy Chemical Company in Pennsylvania, believe...

EDITORIAL: Rating the 7 state propositions on upcoming constitutional election ballots

Early voting for the 2017 constitutional election begins on Monday. Elections are being held in several municipalities throughout the Rio Grande Valley for judicial,...

COMMENTARY: For attorneys, recovering from Harvey is just beginning

BY G. THOMAS VICK JR., AND ALISTAIR DAWSONSWhen homes were blown apart or flooded, hundreds of lawyers across this state and nation jumped into...

COMMENTARY: More tax breaks needed for women-owned businesses

BY SUSAN KOCHEVAROctober is Women’s Small Business Month and now is the time to address the influential voice women hold in shaping our country’s...