Valley Morning Star Editorials

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EDITORIAL: Time to act: Latest ruling on DACA should inspire Congress

It’s graduation time in America. And if recent years are any indication, several of our nation’s top scholars will take to the podiums during commencement...

EDITORIAL: Select entry: Newest immigration proposal more restrictive than needed

President Trump on Thursday presented another immigration proposal that seeks to restrict the kinds of people who can enter this country. His merit-based plan would...

COMMENTARY: The Hollywood Left Hates Alabama

By BRENT BOZELL and TIM GRAHAM, Special to the Star Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill on May 14 protecting unborn babies from the...

COMMENTARY: Washington’s version of multitasking creates multiple conflicts

SAN DIEGO — What’s the matter with Washington? Where should we start? The Senate Judiciary Committee put on a three-ring circus last week where the spotlight was...

Off the rails: Trains become problematic while their future uncertain

The railroad built this country. Indeed, many U.S. cities purposely grew right on the rail lines that connected them to the rest of the...

Our hero: Forget Superman: People most look up to mothers

This is the age of the superhero, judging from the most popular films coming out of Hollywood. Movies based on popular crime-fighter comic books...

Trade routes: TxDOT announces focus on border infrastructure

Even before the Rio Grande Valley’s three transportation authorities agreed to merge into one regional body, things were looking up for Valley infrastructure. The Texas...

EDITORIAL: Higher level: Health care in Valley continues to improve

Ten years ago — in April 2009 — New Yorker magazine published an article that proclaimed health care in the Rio Grande Valley to...

Unity: Valley officials join forces to address regional projects

After years of debate, the Rio Grande Valley’s three metropolitan planning organizations have agreed to merge. It marks a commitment to regional planning that...

Vote: Local elections decide fate of bread-and-butter issues

  Voters across the Rio Grande Valley will head to the polls tomorrow to cast ballots in various municipal and school board elections. We hope turnout...