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Senate Bill 494, supported by Valley legislative delegation, designed to strike balance between open government laws and abilities of elected leaders in Texas to save lives, reports Omar Ochoa

Senate Bill 494, supported by Valley legislative delegation, designed to strike balance between open government laws and abilities of elected leaders in Texas to save lives, reports Omar Ochoa - Omar Ochoa - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, who also serves as Chairman, House Committee on Transportation; Erika Canales; Miguel Guerra; former longtime Edinburg Mayor Joe Ochoa; and Edinburg City Attorney Omar Ochoa. The group was participating in the third annual Christmas Bash & Toy Drive, hosted by Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen, and his wife, Lorena Sáenz González, on Monday evening, December 2, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in McAllen. 

Photograph By ISMAEL GARCÍA

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Sen. Hinojosa, Rep. Guerra, Rep. Lucio, III, DHR Health President Turley among state leaders to headline The Texas Tribune’s “Future of Health Care” forum on Wednesday, January 29, at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance

Sen. Hinojosa, Rep. Guerra, Rep. Lucio, III, DHR Health President Turley among state leaders to headline The Texas Tribune’s “Future of Health Care” forum on Wednesday, January 29, at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance - Future of Health Care - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured: As a young girl anticipating Christmas 2019 wishfully looks on, Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, delivers wrapped presents for deserving South Texas children to the third annual Christmas Bash & Toy Drive, hosted by Congressman Vicente González and his wife, Lorena Sáenz González, on Monday evening, December 2, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in McAllen.

Photograph By ISMAEL GARCÍA

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O.W.L.S, a Valley-based advocacy group that successfully promoted rights of citizens to address local governments, to be honored by Valley state legislative delegation in Edinburg on Monday

O.W.L.S, a Valley-based advocacy group that successfully promoted rights of citizens to address local governments, to be honored by Valley state legislative delegation in Edinburg on Monday - O.W.L.S - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; Ronnie Larralde, Executive Director, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce; Rep. R.D. “Bobby” Guerra, D-McAllen; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, and Rebecca Arizmendi, President/CEO, Pharr Greater Chamber of Commerce. This image was taken on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.

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Interim City Manager Richard M. Hinojosa appointed as temporary executive director for Edinburg Economic Development Corporation

Interim City Manager Richard M. Hinojosa appointed as temporary executive director for Edinburg Economic Development Corporation - Richard M. Hinojosa - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: Robert C. Vackar, CEO of the Bert Ogden Auto Group; Alonzo Cantú, Chairman, Lone Star National Bank, Chairman, Cantú Construction and Development Company, and Member, Board of Managers, DHR Health; and Richard Hinojosa, Edinburg Interim City Manager, and Interim Executive Director, Edinburg Economic Development Corporation. This image was taken on February 12, 2018, during a tour updating city leaders and the area news media on the work taking place at the city-owned $88.3 million, 190,000-square foot Bert Ogden Arena.

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Corpus Christi NAACP honors Rep. Canales with President’s Award for legislative achievements

Corpus Christi NAACP honors Rep. Canales with President’s Award for legislative achievements

Featured: Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, in this image taken on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, is one of two state senators on the 19-member Texas Legislative Black Caucus in the Texas Legislature. The Texas Legislative Black Caucus (TXLBC) works on priorities important to their constituents, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, who also serves as Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation, has been honored with the President’s Award by the Corpus Christi chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for his legislative achievements in the Texas Legislature on behalf of health care, military veterans, the underprivileged, and transparency in government.

Photograph Courtesy SEN. ROYCE WEST

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