One-hundred years ago this month, the Texas Legislature created the Brownsville Independent School District, transferring control of the public schools from city government to BISD and launching the largest school district in the Rio Grande Valley. Continue Reading »
The City of Edinburg is already reaping the benefits from a future medical school before it even opens, according to city leaders.
Sen. Lucio welcomed Cameron County Constables to Austin.
Celebrated historian on South Texas informed mascot committee about the history and traditions of the Vaquero in the region.
Senate Intergovernmental Relations Chairman Lucio addressed attendees at this year's 'Counties at the Capitol' Day.
University of Texas at Brownsville President Bill Fannin on Friday set the stage for the Texas Tribune’s panel discussion on immigration in the plainest of terms, which bordered on understatement. Continue Reading »
Texas became a majority-minority state — one where whites makeup less than 50 percent of the population — sometime between 2002 and 2004. There are still more white people than any other ethnic group in the state, and whites still accounted for 57 percent of eligible voters in 2012, but that will eventually change, too. Continue Reading »