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Cornyn: Senate Shouldn’t Recess Without Passing Coronavirus Relief

Today on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called on the Senate not to recess until it passes the next coronavirus relief bill.

Hurricane Hanna Extends Closure Road Closure Extended for Bicentennial Blvd Extension Project

As the City of McAllen continues to move forward with the Bicentennial Boulevard road extension project, construction of the roadway intersection of Frontera Road at Bicentennial Boulevard will continue to remain closed along Frontera Road.

Border Patrol Seizes Nearly $400K Worth of Drugs

On Sunday, Border Patrol agents seized nearly 500 pounds of marijuana.

Moody Foundation Awards $250k to Hidalgo County for COVID-19 Relief

The Moody Foundation awarded $250,000 to Hidalgo County to support first responders and frontline workers and to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE).

RGV Agents Arrest 14 Illegal Aliens

Three failed human smuggling attempts lead to the arrest of 14 illegal aliens.

Illegal Aliens Continue to Trust Human Smugglers at Their own Peril

Border Patrol agents rescue six illegal aliens who risked their lives by trusting dangerous smugglers.

President Trump’s Administration focused on finding treatment for COVID-19

President Trump tweeted about his administration's work on COVID-19 treatments.

Texas Border Coalition Marks 1st Anniversary of Mass Shooting in El Paso

Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., chairman of the Texas Border Coalition (TBC), today issued the following statement to mark the first anniversary of the mass shooting at Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso that left 23 people dead and 23 wounded

Edinburg Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Warship

A 2009 Edinburg High School graduate and Edinburg, Texas native is currently serving aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), currently operating in the Black Sea.

NFIB: Sales Tax Holidays Critical to Local Businesses

NFIB State Director Annie Spilman says this year's sales tax holiday on back-to-school supplies and clothes comes at a critical time for Texas's small businesses.