Congressman Henry Cuellar announced $149,762 in federal funding for the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program in Hidalgo County and the City of Mission. The Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo will re ceive $95,306 and the Mission Housing Authority of the City of Mission will receive $54,456. These funds will allow local Housing Authorities to employ FSS Coordinators, to help families get back on their feet and regain independence by connecting them with services, such as childcare, transportation, job training, employment and counseling.
McALLEN - The City of McAllen recently received another grant to assist with its Census outreach efforts, this time, from the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation in the amount of $56,400. The grant will be used for promotional activities and items, including flyers, posters, postcards, street banners, and yard signs. However, the bulk of the grant will be used to hire five part-time outreach workers to help residents respond online to the 2020 Census at various City of McAllen locations. The remaining funds will be used to promote those events with local media promotion. “The City of McAllen's
HOUSTON – A South Texas law enforcement officer was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison to be followed by five years of supervised release for drug trafficking.
I know one thing: we take youth for granted, and we take good health for granted. Now, I’m a pilot who can no longer get a medical certificate due to a heart problem I had, and due to drugs I take for arthritis. I’m a grounded airman. A bitter grounded airman.
McALLEN - Beginning on Monday, February 10 and continuing through Monday, February 24, 2020, Harvey Avenue, east and west bound, between 23rd Street and Bicentennial Boulevard will be completely closed to through traffic for utility work. Residents will still be able to access their homes. (see enclosed map) The contractor will be in