Valley Morning Star Editorials

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EDITORIAL: Vote: Let’s take advantage of early polling dates

Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election begins today. Gov. Greg Abbott deserves thanks and praise for extending the number of days that...

COMMENTARY: Saluting the Lone Star’s thousands of invisible responders

By HARVEY HILDERBRAN, Special to the sTAR With the onset of the current pandemic, Texans of every ilk have joined forces in an attempt to...

COMMENTARY: Hispanics will decide the next president

By JASON VILLALBA, Special to the Star My mother was born in a small village in Mexico and became a citizen of the United States...

EDITORIAL: Reopening: In-school instruction begins, but precautions still crucial

A major step toward normalcy is being taken as schools across Texas begin in-class instruction in the coming weeks. McAllen public schools began the...

EDITORIAL: Bad decision: Trump sets poor example with misuse of medication

“I asked him, ‘What do you think?’ He said, ‘Well, if you’d like it.” With that short sentence, President Trump might have destroyed one of...

COMMENTARY: The cure is worse than the disease

By Alex Hinojosa Jr., Special to the Star There is no cure for the flu. Federal, state and local governments have never shut down the country and...

EDITORIAL: Here to help: Ending DACA would remove thousands of health workers

The ongoing coronavirus crisis has drawn the attention of many Americans, including government officials, away from many issues. One topic that might have taken...

EDITORIAL: Log in: Time spent self-sheltering useful for filling out census

Most people are spending more time at home than they ordinarily do. Surely many people welcome the additional homebound hours, as they offer a...

EDITORIAL: Vote: Tuesday’s primary results could change early trends

Local elections might be the most important in our system of government. City, county and state officials enact the majority of laws that regulate...

EDITORIAL: Airport activity increase reflects growth in Valley

Rio Grande Valley airports have been investing heavily lately in improvements, new terminals and runway expansion, and with good reason: they’re getting busier. In...