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How much is freedom worth?

Observations Commentary Bribery pleas That Kris Kristofferson song – Me and Bobby Mc-Gee – really doesn’t make much sense when you put it into a criminal context, does it? If either Weslaco City Commissioner Jerry Tafolla or former Rio Grande City Municipal Judge “Leo” Lopez, Jr. gets sentenced to much time for their guilty pleas to bribery tied to the Weslaco water-treatment plant high-priced construction (add in all the bells and whistles), say, even five years, although I think they’re facing a max of 20 years, then will any of that money they pocketed be worth it?     Read the entire story on the e-Edition of our newspaper.   ...

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