Steve Clark

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Steve Clark is a staff writer with the Brownsville Herald. He can be reached at sclark@brownsvilleherald.com

County officials reflect on census; Judge praises effort to achieve accurate count

It was bad enough when the pandemic delayed the census, so the last thing Cameron County Clerk Sylvia Garza-Perez needed was to contract COVID-19,...

University professor charts behavior during pandemic

Elena Quercioli’s life’s work lies at the intersection of economics and epidemiology in a field known, as a matter of fact, as “economic epidemiology.” As...

All in: UTRGV prof charts behavior during pandemic

Elena Quercioli’s life’s work lies at the intersection of economics and epidemiology in a field known, as a matter of fact, as “economic epidemiology.” As...

Making it happen: County works to ensure smooth election during pandemic

  It was in March when Remi Garza realized things were about to change. As all signs began pointing to a coronavirus pandemic that wasn’t going...

Port candidates make their pitches; Two seats in contention for this year’s election

Three Brownsville Navigation District Board seats are on the ballot this coming election, though incumbents in only two of those seats are facing challengers. BND...

Major turnout: First day of early voting breaks records

The first day of early voting in Cameron County for the Nov. 3, 2020, general election was one for the record books, reports county...

Port grain operations facility wins $14.5 million grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Port of Brownsville a $14.5 million grant through the agency’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development...

County sees abnormal spike; Health chief fears virus numbers will grow

The daily report on new COVID-19 cases issued by Cameron County Public Health is typically high on Mondays, since it includes new cases from...

Virus spread diminishing; Trick-or-treating still canceled this year

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Cameron County has fallen to around 37 a day and hospitals aren’t nearly as full of...

Virus numbers to jump; Old cases are from state ‘data dump’

Esmeraldo Guardo, administrator of Cameron County Public Health, warned at a press conference today that the county’s latest update on COVID-19 cases due out...