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President Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping

Beyond Talking: China’s slowing economy will bring a favorable outcome

Trade talks between the US and China have started up again, the first major movement towards reconciliation since the December decision to delay further tariff increases until March.

AG Paxton Joins President Trump in McAllen at Roundtable on Border Security

Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined President Trump, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, and Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick in McAllen for a roundtable on immigration and border security.

AG Paxton: Travis County District Court Should Require the City of Austin to Comply...

During a trial this week, lawyers from Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office asked a Travis County district court to require the city of Austin to allow residents to lawfully carry firearms in City Hall, as the state’s open carry law requires it to do.

Reps. Cuellar and McCaul Pass Bipartisan Bill Promoting US-MX Economic Partnership and Cooperation

Today, Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Michael McCaul (TX-10) announced the passage of H.R. 133, the United States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act, in the House of Representatives.
The new Science Building on the Edinburg campus. (Photo by Paul Chouy)

UTRGV to host two ribbon cutting ceremonies for new buildings

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will host two ribbon cutting ceremonies for the grand opening of the new Science Building on the Edinburg campus at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 10 and the new Music, Science & Learning Center on the Brownsville campus at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 11.
Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will award South Texas College a total of $974,665 in grants for advanced training Friday, Jan. 11. 

Texas Workforce Commission to award STC $900K in grants for  Advanced training 

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will award South Texas College a total of $974,665 in grants for advanced training Friday, Jan. 11.

Representative Muñoz Sworn-In to Fifth Term In Texas House Of Representatives

On Tuesday at noon, State Representative Sergio Muñoz, Jr. took the oath of office for a fifth term serving the people of House District 36 in the Texas House of Representatives.

BBVA Compass rolls out financial relief for those directly impacted by federal government shutdown

“BBVA Compass creates opportunities for its customers in both good times and bad, and we understand the hardship being endured by government employees during the shutdown,” said BBVA Compass Director of Corporate Responsibility and Reputation Rey Ocañas.
Texas Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa

Senator Hinojosa on President Trump’s Visit to the Rio Grande Valley

Today, President Donald Trump visited the Rio Grande Valley to participate in a roundtable on immigration and border security issues and receive a briefing on border security.

Congressmen Gonzalez and Espaillat Introduce the This Land is Our Land Act

On Wednesday, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) introduced the This Land Is Our Land Act to prohibit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or U.S. Department of Defense from constructing any new border barriers, including walls or fences, on federal land under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior.