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Rep. Canales providing leadership, vital constituent services, for District 40 during COVID-19 pandemic

Rep. Canales providing leadership, vital constituent services, for District 40 during COVID-19 pandemic

Featured, from left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, who also serves as Chair, House Committee on Transportation; Ronnie Larralde, Executive Director, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce; and Hiren Govind, Chair, Board of Directors, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the Edinburg Depot, located at 602 W. University Drive.

Photograph by NAYELI ZENTEÑO

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Even during COVID-19 emergency, Edinburg protects the public’s right to comment during city council sessions, says City Attorney Omar Ochoa

In order to ensure the safety of citizens during the national COVID-19 public health emergency, Edinburg City Hall on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, became closed to all walk-in traffic, although all city services will remain, and are accessible to the public, through email, phone, online and drive-through services.

Featured: In order to ensure the safety of citizens during the national COVID-19 public health emergency, Edinburg City Hall on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, became closed to all walk-in traffic, although all city services will remain, and are accessible to the public, through email, phone, online and drive-through services.

Photograph Courtesy CARY ZAYAS

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Chronic illnesses must become a higher legislative priority to help reduce “never-ending spiral of additional costs,” says Susan Turley, President, DHR Health

Featured: Susan Turley, President, DHR Health. Turley was one of more than a dozen statewide figures who on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, participated in The Future of Health Care Symposium hosted by DHR Health at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, and carried live on the Internet by The Texas Tribune.

Featured: Susan Turley, President, DHR Health. Turley was one of more than a dozen statewide figures who on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, participated in The Future of Health Care Symposium hosted by DHR Health at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, and carried live on the Internet by The Texas Tribune.

Photograph Courtesy DHR HEALTH

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Sen. Zaffirini appointed to key Senate committees; UT System regents approve plan for a medical school at UT Health Science Center at Tyler

Featured: Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, participated at the Texas Capitol in a joint meeting of the Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee and the Senate and Water Resources Committee. Featured, back row, from left, are: Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper; Sen. Angela Paxton, R-McKinney; Sen. Peter Flores, R-Pleasanton; Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola; Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills: and Zaffirini, who is Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development. Front row, from left, are: Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston; Sen. Nathan Johnson, D-Dallas; Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham; Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood; and Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso.

Featured: Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, participated at the Texas Capitol in a joint meeting of the Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee and the Senate and Water Resources Committee. Featured, back row, from left, are Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper; Sen. Angela Paxton, R-McKinney; Sen. Peter Flores, R-Pleasanton; Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola; Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills: and Zaffirini, who is Vice-Chair of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development. Front row, from left, are Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston; Sen. Nathan Johnson, D-Dallas; Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham; Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood; and Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso. 

Photograph by SENATE MEDIA SERVICES

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