MISSION - Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) delivered $3 million in federal funding to Mission Economic Development Corporation (EDC). These funds, awarded through the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), will help develop and enhance Shary Village Industrial Park with the construction of water and sewer improvements - creating close to 300 jobs, attracting private investment, expanding manufacturing support, as well as improving the area’s resilience against future natural disasters in Hidalgo County.
EDINBURG – The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees recently approved the budget for the 2020-2021 school year, raising employee salaries while leaving the tax rate unchanged. It marks the ninth consecutive year the Board has increased pay for approximately 4,800 fulltime employees.
The UTRGV Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (UTRGV SAAC) on Monday, September 21, 2020, unveiled Vaqueros United, an initiative that utilizes the UTRGV Athletics platform to engage in meaningful conversations on racism and social injustice while promoting peace, equality, human rights and social justice.
AUSTIN - Texas Land Commissioner and Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB), George P. Bush, announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded a grant of $1,520,470 to the Veterans Land Board for expansion and improvements to the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas.
AUSTIN – At the direction of Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is announcing Saturday appointment availability through the end of the year. Many driver license (DL) officesacross the state will be offering Saturday appointments for customers needing to renew or replace their Texas DL or ID cards only.