FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Texas Speaker of the House Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont; and Erica E. Canales and her husband, Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg. The Speaker of the House, who is one of the three most powerful offices in the Texas Legislature, was in Edinburg on Thursday, December 16, 2021 to meet with the Canales, Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco, and other elected city and county leaders.
FEATURED: Morgan LaMantia of South Padre Island, an attorney with law offices in Harlingen and McAllen, has been endorsed in her bid for State Senator, District 27 – currently being held by retiring Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville – by the five Democratic state representatives from Hidalgo County.
FEATURED: Jeffrey Skubic, D.O., Medical Director, DHR Health Trauma Center, on Friday, June 11, 2021, announces the creation of a trauma resuscitation unit – a first for the Rio Grande Valley – which provides dedicated space and medical personnel for the most seriously-ill cases that come to the emergency room. (https://trauma.dhrhealth.com/templates/home.aspx)
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Gov. Bill Clements and Dr. Hans Mark, former Chancellor, The University of Texas System, in this image from the 1980s. Mark passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the age of 92.
Photograph Courtesy THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
FEATURED: Gov. Greg Abbott shares a high five with Romilly Young, as her parents, Tobi and Evan Young, look on. This image was taken at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, following the swearing in by the governor of Evan Young as a Justice to the Texas Supreme Court. Young replaces former justice Eva Guzmán, who resigned in June to run for attorney general in the March 1, 2022 Republican Party primary.