Featured: Edinburg Police Chief César Torres looks on as Rubén R. Ramirez, Interim Executive Director for the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation, addresses hundreds of area residents who came to the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 for the Biannual Job Fair hosted by the Edinburg EDC.Photograph Courtesy CITY OF EDINBURG••••••
Author: Legislative Media
HB133 could save tipped employees hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars annually in lost wages, approved by Texas House, says Rep. Canales
The House of Representatives approved House Bill 103, that calls for the establishment of a public law school in the Rio Grande Valley.
With several million Texans required to carry state licenses to hunt or fish for sport or business, a measure that would allow digital images of those permits as proof of licensure is moving towards full approval in the Texas Legislature, according to Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission awards $500,000 grant towards $1.25 million City of Elsa Community Trail Park, announces Rep. Canales.
Carlos Sánchez, News & Politics Editor for Texas Monthly magazine, says Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas endorses government transparency legislation authored by Rep. Canales A bill filed by Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, that would prevent any state, county, or local government from keeping secret the amount of taxpayer funds used to pay for entertainment […]
Protecting the state pensions of state government, public university, and public school employees, and improving health insurance coverage for retired teachers and their dependents, are the goals of three major bills by Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, which he filed on Monday, February 25, 2019.
Celebrated Local Author, Dr. David Bowles and his newest book, “They Call Me Güero,” a novel in verse filled with slice-of-life poems that illustrate life as a border kid – something for which 430,000 children in the Valley can relate.
Featured: Several of the dozens of participants listen to presentations made on Friday, September 28, 2018 in McAllen during the 6th Annual Binational Innovation Conference (INNO), held in McAllen and hosted by South Texas College, as part of STC’s efforts to help prepare students for the workforce and jobs of the future. Photograph Courtesy JOSÉ […]
Rep. Canales to be honored as “Champion of Transparency” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Edinburg City Hall By DAVID A. DÍAZ Legislativemedia@aol.com Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, who has authored, sponsored, and voted for legislation designed to strengthen public knowledge about the actions of local and state governments will be honored as […]
McAllen City Commission, Sen. Hinojosa, Rep. Canales throw support behind legislative push for Trauma Emergency Preparedness Funding and for efforts to bring a Level I Comprehensive Trauma Facility for Valley By DAVID A. DÍAZ Legislativemedia@aol.com State legislation to provide emergency preparedness funding to strengthen and reinforce the Texas Trauma Network – and to ensure that Rio Grande Valley […]
McAllen City Commission set to consider legislative efforts by Med Care EMS and Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR Health) to provide emergency preparedness funding to strengthen Texas and Rio Grande Valley Trauma Network By DAVID A. DÍAZ Legislativemedia@aol.com State legislation to provide emergency preparedness funding to strengthen and reinforce the Texas Trauma Network and to ensure that […]
New law designed to protect Texans from being jailed for minor traffic tickets has resulted in 300,000 fewer arrest warrants, announces Rep. Canales A state law by Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, has helped significantly reduce the number of arrest warrants issued for people who could have gone to jail, especially those who did not […]
Featured: South Texas College held its annual Superintendents Leadership Academy on Monday, August 14, 2018. The event was a roundtable-style meeting with STC administrators and Valley leaders from partnering school districts to prepare for the school year ahead. Photograph By JOSÉ GÓMEZ ••••••