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Border Patrol Agent Passes Away Because of COVID-19

McAllen Station Border Patrol Agent Enrique J. Rositas passed away on July 11, 2020 after a courageous battle with COVID-19.

Senate Should Stay in Session to Pass Real COVID Relief, Not Tax Breaks for...

Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the need for the Senate to remain in session to pass a commonsense alternative to the House’s liberal wish list, the HEROES Act.

Gov. Abbot announced that President Trump extended federal funding for the Texas National Guard’s...

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that President Trump has extended federal funding for the Texas National Guard's mission to help combat COVID-19 in communities across the state.

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Federal Approval For SNAP Benefit Replacements For Hurricane Hanna Disaster...

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has received federal approval to automatically provide replacement benefits for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients for food lost or destroyed due to Hurricane Hanna

Special Events Require City of McAllen Permits

As a municipal government, the City of McAllen is attempting to address all activities that may be affected by new and current orders.

The Telehealth Revolution Is Here to Stay

With outdated regulatory hurdles cleared, the telehealth revolution will be “a key part of President Trump’s healthcare vision

A Border Patrol K-9 Alerts Agents to Concealed Drugs

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a United States citizen after a failed cocaine smuggling attempt.

Pet Food Drive-Thru Launches at Palm Valley Animal Society

Palm Valley Animal Society (PVAS) is launching a pet food drive-thru to assist families struggling to feed their pets. The first drive-thru will be held on Saturday, August 15, starting at 10 am at the PVAS Laurie P. Andrews Center.

COVID-19 claims an additional 26 lives; 398 test positive for the virus

Twenty-six residents have died today due to COVID-19 complications, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez said Monday. Another 398 tested positive for the virus which brings the total number of known positive cases to 17,751.

Reps. Cuellar and Smith Introduce ‘Get the Lead Out’ Act to Fund $14 Billion...

Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Chris Smith (NJ-04) work to alleviate the threat of lead in drinking water systems across the United States by introducing the Get the Lead Out Act.