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With just a few hours of announcing the possible re-opening of the international bridges, many small businesses of the region are hoping this will benefit local commerce. Diana Tapia, owner of a small boutique located just a few blocks from Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, states that the 19 months of closure between the U.S. and Mexico […]
U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar says federal authorities understand the need to open the border to non-essential traffic, but that Mexican officials also have to be in agreement.
Higher Education Institutions in Texas’s 28th Congressional District will get over 436 million dollars in federal emergency relief funds. At least half of the funding must be used for financial grants to students struggling due to the pandemic. UTRGV and STC are expected to received funding.
Governor Abbot says the focus must be shifted to connecting Texans with the over one million job openings available. Benefits are set to end June 26th.
The Treasury Department said it will start issuing the payments on the 15th of each month unless the date falls on a holiday or weekend. Parents should understand this is not a stimulus payment, its an advance payment that will be deducted from their annual income.
Little Bear Produce is a local business that grows and handles their crops. The vice president of this company says despite them taking preparations before the cold arrived, their efforts were not enough to avoid all damages.
Wilted, chard and exposed roots are all that remain in Green Gold Farms in Edinburg nearly a week of consistently freezing weather. Owner Mike Helle says the state of his field doesn’t only show a loss in produce and revenue, but also loss in jobs.
The Commander-In-Chief is expected to announce an extension to the moratorium, suspending permits for drilling in public land. Mark Damiano , who works in the oil industry, says going from fossil fuels to renewable resources will take time.
President Biden supports forgiving $10,000 in student in federal student loans. The president is having Congress act on student loan forgiveness. Although it is unknown when they will reach an agreement, several students tell Fox News this proposal will reduce their overall debt burden.
Police say scammers may use Facebook pages, text messages or phone calls to lure their victims.
A mother and child were stopped from boarding a plane bound for Puerto Rico from Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport on Thanksgiving eve by Maryland State Police after they learned the child had tested positive for COVID-19. State Police Sgt. Travis Nelson told WJZ they were contacted by the Wicomico Health Department about a child who […]
Mortgage rates fell to another record low last week, for the 13th time this year. The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 2.72%, according to Freddie Mac. That’s the lowest level in the nearly 50 years of the mortgage giant’s survey. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 2.28%. “Weaker consumer spending data, […]
Time is running out for millions of Americans who still haven’t gotten stimulus checks — and they’re likely the people most in need. The Internal Revenue Service is racing to reach these last recipients before a November 21 deadline, sending out nine million letters in September to people that may have potentially missed out on the […]
Mnuchin Says He Was Personally Involved In Securing Nearly $4 Million For 9/11 First Responders Health Program
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday he was “personally engaged” in the move to refund nearly $4 million previously withheld from the health care program assisting September 11 first responders who suffer lasting health effects from the attack and ensuing cleanup efforts. The reimbursement, which the Uniformed Firefighters Association announced Monday, appears to resolve an ongoing back-and-forth […]