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Economic growth, government efficiency, more resources for seniors, and promoting Prairie View A&M key goals for Darryl S. Johnson, Democrat for Pct. 3 Waller County Commissioner

Featured: Darryl S. Johnson, an independent businessman with more than 30 years’ experience in the  Texas Legislature and in Congress, says that as Waller County Commissioner, he will use his leadership skills and influential friends in the business and political corridors of power to benefit all voters in his precinct.  Photograph By WILLIAM HARRIS

Featured: Darryl S. Johnson, an independent businessman with more than 30 years’ experience in the  Texas Legislature and in Congress, says that as Waller County Commissioner, he will use his leadership skills and influential friends in the business and political corridors of power to benefit all voters in his precinct. 

Photograph By WILLIAM HARRIS

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Rep. Terry Canales, Chair, House Committee on Transportation, says of Air Med 1: “I hope you never need them, but it’s a blessing to have them.

Featured: Ken Ponce, Founder and CEO, Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med, addresses state, county and city leaders and area residents during the ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg to celebrate the addition of Air Med 1, a multi-million dollar rotor (helicopter) air ambulance. Air Med 1 is the newest advanced life-saving resource for the privately-owned firm’s fleet of ground and air emergency medical transportation services, which includes more than 100 ambulances, wheel chair vans, supervisor units, a communications bus used for disasters, a special operations trailer equipped for mass casualty incidents, and two fixed wing Beechcraft King Air 90 air ambulances dedicated to emergency transfers. (https://www.hidalgocountyems.org/services/

Photograph Courtesy CITY OF EDINBURG

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Sen. Hinojosa, Rep. Canales played key roles in new Texas law that increases the public’s right to know how taxes are spent, reports Omar Ochoa

Featured, from left: Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, Vice Chair, Senate Committee on Finance; Chief Justice Dori Contreras, 13th Court of Appeals, Edinburg/Corpus Christi; and Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, Chair, House Committee on Transportation. This image was taken on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at the Cimarron Country Club in Mission during the annual Legislative Luncheon Report Card organized by the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Photograph By ISMAEL GARCÍA

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Area state lawmakers to participate in “Legislative News Conference” at Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance from 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Thursday

Featured: Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco, whose proposal to create a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley was approved by the Texas House of Representatives on Monday, May 1, 2019 – but was never scheduled for action in the Texas Senate – is one of six area state lawmakers who are scheduled to highlight a “Legislative Press Conference” in Edinburg on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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