Interim City Manager Richard M. Hinojosa appointed as temporary executive director for Edinburg Economic Development Corporation
Richard M. Hinojosa, Edinburg’s Interim City Manager, on Monday, January 20, 2020, was appointed as the temporary executive director for the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation, which is the jobs-creation arm of the Edinburg City Council.
Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, has been honored with the President’s Award by the Corpus Christi chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for his legislative achievements in the Texas Legislature on behalf of health care, military veterans, the underprivileged, and transparency in government.
Edinburg EDC Interim Executive Director Rubén R. Ramírez resigns position effective January 20 as he looks forward to returning to being a full-time attorney
A military veteran who served four years in Afghanistan, earning a Bronze Star for his service to the nation, Rubén R. Ramírez, the interim Executive Director for the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation, on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, announced that he was resigning his position in order to return to private practice as an attorney.
The Texas State Association of Fire Fighters (TSAFF) on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, honored Sen. Juan
“Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, with the 2019 TSAFF “Senator of the Year Award” during the organization’s annual conference in Houston.
Sen. Zaffirini: New laws take effect with the new year, including court costs reform, taxpayer protections
Legislation passed during the 2019 Regular Session of the Texas Legislature continue to take effect, with 24 new laws becoming effective on New Year’s Day 2020.
Former longtime Rep. Roberto Gutiérrez, D-McAllen, 83, who passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019, was the first lawmaker to file legislation that eventually resulted in the creation of the Regional Academic Health Center for deep South Texas – the key step needed to make possible the formation of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine.