Valley citrus industry could receive more than $124 million in federal funds through House Agricultural Appropriations legislation
More than $124 million in federal funds to help protect the Valley citrus industry against pests and disease, along with $110 million to help fight similar dangers against the Texas cattle business, have been secured by Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, in the Fiscal Year 20 appropriations bill being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Rep. Canales, 55 Texas House members, call on President Trump to drop his threat to impose tariffs on Mexico
Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, joined with 55 of his colleagues in the Texas House of Representatives to urge President Trump to drop his threat to impose tariffs (financial penalties) on Mexican imports to the United States, otherwise the president’s action, which could come as soon as Monday, June 10, 2019.
“Justice delayed is justice denied” – two county courts at law for Hidalgo County will be created to handle growing number of cases, says Rep. Canales
As Hidalgo County’s population is quickly approaching almost 900,000, according to the most recent estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau, with that growth has come to the need for the area’s judicial system to keep up with the increases in criminal and civil cases, according to Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg.
Legislative update on University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine to be included in “State of the University Address” by President Guy Bailey on Thursday, May 30
Less than a week after the 86th Texas Legislature in Austin finished its 140-day regular session, a legislative update on the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine is anticipated to be featured in a “State of the University Address” by UTRGV President Guy Bailey on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
Sen. Hinojosa, Sen. Watson, Rep. Longoria pass legislation to help qualified, financially-needy students succeed at UTRGV School of Medicine
State legislation that would allow The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine to participate in a statewide program that helps qualified, financially-needy students succeed has been approved by the Texas Legislature and is on the way to the governor for his action.
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