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LETTERS: Indictment evaluated

The indictment of ex-president Donald Trump is based on provable evidence. Trump has been going around the country complaining that he’s the victim of a witch hunt by Joe Biden and the Democratic Party, repeating this over and over. As usual he is lying to his gullible supporters.

LETTERS: Lost minds perceived

People have completely lost their minds. It’s hard to figure out the cause. Just maybe it’s the climate change that is the cause of all these killings, judicial system losing its equilibrium and all others making inexplicable decisions.

LETTER: School chaplains raise concerns

I am a retired school psychologist with 20 years of experience working in public and private schools as well as mental health clinics. After retiring I pursued an master of divinity degree and pastored two congregations for an additional 12 years.

LETTERS: Comments about letter

In a recent letter Ned Sheats states this country is full of “hate” and largely blames the Republicans. He states that during Barack Obama’s years in office, it was a time of sanity. He continues by alleging Republicans placed obstacles to prevent Obama from accomplishing several things during his terms in office.

LETTERS: Indictment addressed

"It’s an ugly day for ‘democracy’ when a sitting U.S. president running for re-election uses the Department of Justice to ‘indict’ and ‘arrest’ his leading opponent”; so tweeted Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott. Why would our supposedly intelligent governor tweet such nonsense? It’s not true and he knows it. Is he hoping the MAGA crowd he caters to will swallow it hook, line and sinker? It worked for Donald Trump, why not him?

LETTERS: Noteworthy recognition

I would like to thank your newspaper and Fernando Del Valle for writing the story about the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center’s national recognition by the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center in San Antonio and placing the story on the front page of the Valley Morning Star.

LETTERS: Please vote

To the citizens of my hometown who do not vote in local elections:

LETTERS: Republicans draw attack

It’s not hard to see why the GOP in Congress wish the country to default on its debts. They simply want President Biden to fail and they may have a chance at winning back the White House in 2024.

We can build transportation projects faster, more efficiently

As Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation in the Texas Legislature, I have had the privilege of working toward improving our ability to deliver road projects in the Rio Grande Valley. Throughout my tenure, one issue has become increasingly clear: Hidalgo County’s transportation system is being left behind. It is time for a change. It is time for HidalgoCounty to embrace a centralized system of managing its road construction and maintenance.

LETTERS: Welcome legislation

I am happy to report that Gov. Abbott signed House Bill 4742 into law last month. It becomes effective Sept. 1.