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Sen. Hinojosa, Gov. Abbott, and other Texas leaders will continue helping protect Valley medical professionals, first responders, and fellow South Texans during COVID-19 emergency

Sen. Hinojosa, Gov. Abbott, and other Texas leaders will continue helping protect Valley medical professionals, first responders, and fellow South Texans during COVID-19 emergency - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville; Carlos Cárdenas, MD, Chairman, Board of Managers, DHR Health; and Chris Rivera, Chief Executive Officer, Rio Grande Regional Hospital. They are shown here on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance for the COVID-19 Health Care Forum, which was part of the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s Public Affairs Live Stream. 

Photograph By NAYELI ZENTEÑO

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Sen. Hinojosa files Senate Bill 858 to help first responders receive compensation for work-related injuries or health issues

Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, Texas State Senator, speaks during the ground breaking for the UTRGV Research Building at DHR on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 in McAllen, Texas. Doctors Hospital at Renaissance is partnering with UTRGV on this new facility. UTRGV Photo by Paul Chouy

Featured: Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, at the podium addressing leaders with DHR Health, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine, the City of McAllen, and South Texas news media on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at the DHR Health campus on East Dove Avenue in McAllen, during the groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley Biomedical Research, which will have its official ribbon-cutting later this year.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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Sen. Hinojosa reappointed Vice Chair of Senate Finance Committee; signs up as co-author of legislation to provide $5,000 teacher pay raise

Sen. Hinojosa reappointed Vice Chair of Senate Finance Committee; signs up as co-author of legislation to provide $5,000 teacher pay raise - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: City Commissioner Eleazar Guajardo, City of Pharr, and Vice President, Pharr Economic Development Corporation; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; Víctor Pérez, Executive Director, Pharr Economic Development Corporation; and Mario Lizcano, Administrator of Corporate Affairs, DHR Health, and Treasurer, Board of Directors, Pharr Economic Development Corporation. This image was taken on Thursday, August 2, 2018 as part of the celebration marking the completion of the Owassa Road project that improves traffic between Pharr, Edinburg and McAllen.

Photograph By MIRNA SAPALICIO

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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine helping to keep best and brightest talent at home in deep South Texas

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine helping to keep best and brightest talent at home in deep South Texas - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured: Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortéz, left, and Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, flash the famous Texas Longhorns “Hook ’em” sign on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 during a photo session soon after Cortéz took his oath of office during a ceremony held in the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court room, located on the 1st floor, at 100 E. Cano Street.

Photograph Courtesy JULIA SULLIVAN

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Economic development, care for military veterans and denying parole for convicted traffickers of children among bills pre-filed by Sen. Hinojosa

Economic development, care for military veterans and denying parole for convicted traffickers of children among bills pre-filed by Sen. Hinojosa - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen during the Tuesday, December 4, 2018 public meeting of the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court was among federal, state, county and local leaders to pay homage to Hidalgo County Commissioner Precinct 4 Joseph Palacios for Palacios’ two four-year terms in that office. On January 1, 2019, Ellie Torres of Edinburg will succeed Palacios as the new county commissioner.

Photograph By EVANA VLECK

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