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Plan designed to maintain hundreds of millions of dollars for state trauma funding is approaching final approval by the Texas Legislature, reports Hidalgo County EMS/South Texas Air Med

Featured, from left: Rep. Ryan Guillén, D-Rio Grande City, and Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission, on July 9, 2015 at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton Hotel in McAllen for the 84th Legislative Session Wrap-up Luncheon on Thursday, July 9, 2015 hosted by the McAllen Chamber of Commerce. Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR

Featured, from left: Rep. Ryan Guillén, D-Rio Grande City, and Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission, on July 9, 2015, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel in McAllen for the 84th Legislative Session Wrap-up Luncheon on Thursday, July 9, 2015, hosted by the McAllen Chamber of Commerce.

Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR

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As Rep. Muñoz begins fifth term, funding for statewide trauma system, impact of 2017’s Hurricane Harvey among key legislative issues

Featured, from left: Irma Montemayor with A-Fast Bail Bonds; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission; and now-retired Hidalgo County Treasurer Norma García, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the Social Club in Edinburg, which was the site of a reception hosted by the Hidalgo County Bail Bond Association to honor area elected leaders.

Photograph Courtesy RENE ANZALDUA/HIDALGO COUNTY BAIL BOND ASSOCIATION

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As Texas Legislature prepares for regular session, Edinburg EDC on Wednesday, January 2, to consider agreement for professional legislative services

Featured: Funding for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine, which have major campuses in Edinburg, will be among the top priorities facing the South Texas state legislative delegation when the Texas Legislature returns to work for its 140-day regular session on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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Legislation to increase voter registration of 18-year-old students in Texas high schools is among several new measures prefiled by Rep. Canales

Featured: Edinburg High School graduate Roberto Rocha recently visited his old high school to talk about his latest book “Tamarindo Dreams: A Collection of Barrio Poetry.” The book is a collection of 30 Tex-Mex poems he wrote while growing up in the Rio Grande Valley.

Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR

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