79.2 F
McAllen
Home Wire State

State

After going global, Grupo Frontera’s genre-melding new album has no limits

A lot can happen in two years. Just ask Grupo Frontera, who released their highly anticipated sophomore album, "Jugando Que No Pasa Nada," Friday.

Rep. Cuellar denies wrongdoing amid reports of pending indictment

Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas denied any wrongdoing amid reports of pending indictments related to the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan.

Conservation, indigenous groups sue Texas Parks and Wildlife to block SpaceX land swap

Conservation organizations and indigenous groups are suing Texas Parks and Wildlife to block a controversial land swap with SpaceX one month after commissioners approved the deal.

Texas tells court that state immigration law maybe went ‘too far’

WASHINGTON — A Texas state attorney told a federal appeals court that the state may have gone “too far” in passing a law that allows state officials to effectively deport immigrants, part of oral arguments Wednesday in the federal government’s push to block the law.

Uvalde mayor resigns citing health issues in wake of controversial report on 2022 school...

AUSTIN (AP) — City of Uvalde Mayor Cody Smith has resigned effective immediately, vacating his post the same week the police chief of the small Texas city is expected to depart, two years after one of deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

Texas Speaker Dade Phelan creates committee to examine Biden pause on LNG facility permits

AUSTIN — House Speaker Dade Phelan created a special committee Monday to examine President Joe Biden’s executive order pausing new permits for facilities that export liquified natural gas, a move that has drawn backlash from the oil industry, Republicans and some Democrats.

What to know about the upcoming primary runoff elections in Texas

More than 40 races across Texas are going to a primary runoff election on May 28. Here’s what to know about the process.

Amid opposition, Texas officials to vote on state park land swap with SpaceX

Texas Parks and Wildlife commissioners will decide whether to turn over 43 acres of Boca Chica State Park in exchange for 477 acres near the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, about 10 miles away.

Biden and Trump set for dueling Texas appearances on the border this week

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump plan to visit Texas border cities Thursday in a sign of how the 2024 rivals view illegal immigration as a key issue in the presidential race.

Biden heading to Brownsville to visit U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday, AP sources say

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will make dueling trips to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas on Thursday after congressional talks on a deal to rein in illegal migration collapsed, according to people familiar with the plans.