A new state law designed to shorten wait times that often approach an hour or longer for people seeking or renewing a driver license or state identification card in Texas went into effect on Wednesday, September 1, 2019, according to Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg.
Congressman González to be keynote speaker on Monday, September 16, for Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s Public Affairs Luncheon
Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen, is set to be the keynote speaker on Monday, September 16, 2019, for the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s Public Affairs Luncheon, which will be held at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, located at 118 Paseo Del Prado.
Sen. Zaffirini announces 78 new laws that she shaped are effective as of September 1, including bills dealing with hazing, guardianship reform
Almost ten percent of the 820 new laws that became effective on Sunday, September 1, 2019, were authored or sponsored by Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D- Laredo, whose district includes Starr County.
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
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.
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.
As chairman of the powerful House Transportation Committee, Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, has an influential say and statewide understanding of the importance of highways, airways, waterways, and railways, and how vital they are to economic prosperity and safety in the Lone Star State.
So it was with no surprise that Canales agreed to be one of the keynote speakers on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the advanced, life-saving Air Med 1 – a rotor (helicopter) emergency ambulance – which is headquartered at the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg, located at 1300 E. FM 490, about 12 miles from the Hidalgo County Courthouse in that city’s downtown.
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
Two Valley state lawmakers played important roles in the passage of Senate Bill 943, which is designed to protect taxpayer dollars from waste, fraud and abuse, and help restore transparency to government, according to Edinburg City Attorney Omar Ochoa.