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Sen. Zaffirini, whose Senate District 21 includes Starr County, files for reelection in 2020, to focus on higher education, health, and human services

Sen. Zaffirini, whose Senate District 21 includes Starr County, files for reelection in 2020, to focus on higher education, health, and human services

Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, on Saturday, November 9, 2019, filed her candidacy for reelection in 2020 to continue representing the state’s 21st Senatorial District, which includes all of Starr County, and all or parts of 17 other counties, specifically Atascosa, Bee, Caldwell, Bexar, Duval, Guadalupe, Hays, Jim Hogg, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, San Patricio, Starr, Travis, Webb, Wilson and Zapata.

Valley state senators to review wide range of major issues, such as abortion restrictions, border security, lobbying by local governments, veterans health care, and disaster response and recovery

Valley state senators to review wide range of major issues, such as abortion restrictions, border security, lobbying by local governments, veterans health care, and disaster response and recovery

The Rio Grande Valley’s three state senators will be reviewing a wide range of major issues, including abortion restrictions, border security, lobbying by local governments, veterans health care, and disaster response and recovery, according to a list of interim charges released on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

Phyllis Whittaker praised by grateful Valley residents for her 15 years of volunteer service in leading vital exercise program for fellow retirees

Phyllis Whittaker praised by grateful Valley residents for her 15 years of volunteer service in leading vital exercise program for fellow retirees

Baby Boomers, who are the estimated 76 million people born in the United States between 1946 and 1964, have definitely changed the nation and the world for the better, from the civil rights movement to the mobile digital device, which literally provides access to all the world’s knowledge in the palm of a hand.