Hidalgo County attorney to seek Court-at-Law No. 7

Hidalgo County attorney Lydia Elizondo has announced she is running to be judge of County Court-at-Law No. 7.

Brownsville ISD rolls out TRE proposal

The Brownsville Independent School District on Tuesday began rolling out its effort to get the Voter Approved Tax Ratification Election on the Nov. 7 ballot approved.

Edcouch-Elsa trustees eyeing bond push

Edcouch-Elsa ISD trustees are considering making a bond push in November for improvements that could include safety upgrades, building maintenance and some new facilities.

Texas Ethics Commission finds Starr County judge violated campaign finance rules

The Texas Ethics Commission has ruled that Starr County Judge Eloy Vera committed several campaign finance violations, including using county resources to produce a video that constituted political advertising.

Rep. De La Cruz raises nearly $1 million in second quarter

U.S. Rep. Monica De La Cruz, Republican congresswoman for District 15, says she's raked up a war chest of $1.017 million, $833,000 of which she raised in the second quarter of this year.

State Rep. Lopez launching district tour

SAN BENITO — On the heels of her re-election announcement, State Rep. Janie Lopez, whose district includes Cameron and Willacy counties, will launch a district tour of the Cameron and Willacy County areas to discuss recent legislative accomplishments and issues important to her constituents, her office stated.

Mayra Flores announces 2024 election bid

SAN BENITO — Mayra Flores, the San Benito Republican who made Texas history during her seven-month stint as the state’s District 34 congresswoman, has announced her 2024 bid to recapture the post she lost to U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez in an election grabbing the national spotlight last year.

San Benito to hold town hall meetings to hear resident concerns

SAN BENITO — Riding a wave of change sweeping City Hall, the new commission here wants the city's staff to open up to residents' concerns.

McAllen school board considering tax rate election

McALLEN — Facing a financial situation that’s increasingly tight, McAllen school board trustees will consider this summer calling for a tax rate election, or TRE, that could be held in the fall.

Villarreal beats Ruvalcaba for Brownsville’s At-Large ‘A’ commission seat

Tino Villarreal prevailed over opponent Susan Ruvalcaba in Saturday’s runoff election for Brownsville City Commission At-Large “A” according to unofficial results from the Cameron County Elections Department.