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$70 million Health Affairs building for UTRGV in Edinburg, $30 million for Texas A&M Higher Education Center in McAllen, approved by House of Representatives, announces Rep. Canales

$70 million Health Affairs building for UTRGV in Edinburg, $30 million for Texas A&M Higher Education Center in McAllen, approved by House of Representatives, announces Rep. Canales

A proposed $70 million Health Affairs building at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg is one step closer to reality following the approval by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, of House Bill 2000, Rep Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, has announced.

Edinburg Councilmember Enríquez uses state public comment law to contend that he was “removed” from Edinburg EDC Board of Directors

Edinburg Councilmember Enríquez uses state public comment law to contend that he was “removed” from Edinburg EDC Board of Directors

In a unique use of the state’s public comment law, Edinburg Councilmember Gilbert Enríquez on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, near the end of the regular meeting of the Edinburg City Council, revealed that he had been “removed” the previous day from the five-member Board of Directors of the city’s Edinburg Economic Development Corporation.

DHR Health is a key part of UTRGV School of Medicine’s vision to build academic health system, says Dr. John H. Krouse, medical school dean, as cancer immunology team welcomed to Biomedical Research Building located on DHR Health South Campus

DHR Health is a key part of UTRGV School of Medicine’s vision to build academic health system, says Dr. John H. Krouse, medical school dean, as cancer immunology team welcomed to Biomedical Research Building located on DHR Health South Campus

DHR Health, the physician-owned health system anchored in southwest Edinburg, with a growing presence in neighboring McAllen, offers some of the most comprehensive medical care on the U.S. southern border, featuring hospitals, medical, administrative and financial buildings, and the physical and technological infrastructure along with 4,400 employees needed to effectively administer such a large complex.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission awards $500,000 grant towards $1.25 million City of Elsa Community Trail Park, announces Rep. Canales

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission awards $500,000 grant towards $1.25 million City of Elsa Community Trail Park, announces Rep. Canales

An abandoned railroad property that runs through the center of town will be transformed into the planned $1.25 million City of Elsa Community Trail Park thanks in part to a $500,000 grant awarded for the project on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, according to Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg.