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Gov. Abbott signs into law two new Texas government transparency measures – led by Sen. Zaffirini, Rep. Canales, respectively – which addressed public records problems that arose as a result of COVID-19, reports Omar Ochoa

Gov. Abbott signs into law two new Texas government transparency measures – led by Sen. Zaffirini, Rep. Canales, respectively – which addressed public records problems that arose as a result of COVID-19, reports Omar Ochoa

Two new Texas transparency laws – one by Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo/Starr County and another one by Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg – which addressed public records problems that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic, took effect on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, reports attorney Omar Ochoa.

Texas state budget provides $364.3 million for UT-Rio Grande Valley, including $72.8 million for School of Medicine, announces Sen. Hinojosa

Texas state budget provides $364.3 million for UT-Rio Grande Valley, including $72.8 million for School of Medicine, announces Sen. Hinojosa

Texas’ $248 billion budget for the next two years, which went into effect on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, fully funds public education, contains investments in higher education, increases money for mental health, and covers the costs for many Rio Grande Valley priorities, Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, has announced.

Area lawmakers praise DHR Health’s partnership with Driscoll Children’s Hospital to build an eight-story, state-of-the-art medical facility in Edinburg to serve South Texas

Area lawmakers praise DHR Health’s partnership with Driscoll Children’s Hospital to build an eight-story, state-of-the-art medical facility in Edinburg to serve South Texas

A visionary idea to build the eight-story Driscoll Children’s Hospital Rio Grande Valley, which will be located on the campus of DHR Health in Edinburg, has drawn praise from South Texas state lawmakers, who say the ultramodern complex will be another valuable asset for the four-county region’s healthcare and bioscience industry

Gov. Abbott approves plan authored by Sen. Hinojosa, sponsored by Rep. Guerra, supported by DHR Health, to significantly improve regional emergency medical service trauma system

Gov. Abbott approves plan authored by Sen. Hinojosa, sponsored by Rep. Guerra, supported by DHR Health, to significantly improve regional emergency medical service trauma system

Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, endorsed a plan authored by Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, and sponsored by Rep. R.D. “Bobby” Guerra, D-McAllen, designed to significantly improve the regional emergency medical service trauma system in deep South Texas

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