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Former county commissioner, alleged conspirators arraigned Monday morning

Weslaco water-treatment plant bribery charges The feds – FBI and IRS agents, et al – arrested former County Commissioner A. C. Cuellar, Jr.; former Weslaco City Commissioner John Cuellar (A.C.’s first cousin and longtime Weslaco city commissioner); and Rio Grande City ISD Board Trustee Daniel Garcia) last Friday and charged them with what basically boils down to a bribery/payola plot to pump up the price of a new Weslaco city water-treatment plant, and then make sure they and their friends profited from the largesse.   Read the entire story on the e-Edition of our newspaper.   ...

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