COMMENTARY: Striving for better mental health in the workplace

BY LINDA ROSENBERGWhen Web developer Madalyn Parker emailed her team to say she was taking time off to care for her mental health and...

LETTERS: On helping RGV veterans, privacy and levee access

Helping veterans cope in the RGVRegarding the July 12 article, “Friends who met in Afghanistan now enjoying new shop in SPI,” this article really...

COMMENTARY: China’s new US threat is Africa

BY JOHN DOGGETTSince 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders has brought 2,700 Africans to America for six weeks of training at...

LETTERS: On SNAP and O’Rourke’s ‘free publicity’

Save SNAP funds for kidsNearly one in five U.S. children live in households that are struggling against hunger. Yet leaders in Congress want to...

EDITORIAL: Comfort House funding necessitates new McAllen city policy

It appeared to be a contentious few minutes last week when members of the McAllen City Commission, during a budget review for next fiscal...

EDITORIAL: Levee access in RGV denied, but why now?

For many in the Rio Grande Valley, a run or stroll on our area levees and irrigation canal roads in the dawn or dusk...

LETTERS: On fixing ACA and Texas’ ‘dictatorial state’

Fixing the ACAFor once I am happy to start on a positive note and offer my, and I hope all “real” Americans a thanks...

EDITORIAL: Mark White was Texas’ education governor

We mourn the death of former Texas Gov. Mark White and pause to give thanks to an honorable public servant who did honor to...

COMMENTARY: Texas’ healthcare Doomsday clock is ticking

BY DR. CARLOS J. CARDENASSept. 1 is the start of the long Labor Day holiday weekend. And for pregnant Texas women who want their...