The Sandoval stunt

SAN DIEGO – If President Obama were as good at leading as he is at playing political games and getting the best of hapless...

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...

COMMENTARY: NBC names debate moderators — or celebrators

By BRENT BOZELL and TIM GRAHAM, Special to the Star The first Democratic presidential debates are scheduled for NBC and MSNBC on June 26 and...

EDITORIAL: Understanding: Port training agreement can offer more benefits

It’s gratifying to see that cooler heads prevailed and Texas A& M University, along with Texas State Technical College, will establish a job training...

EDITORIAL: Proactive: Cities right in helping meet migrants’ needs

The Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to release possibly 5,600 immigrants, many of them complete families, across the Rio Grande Valley. The move...

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...

EDITORIAL: Climate change has minor winners and big losers

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star A terrible thought, but suppose the planet were to heat up by 2 degrees Celsius — the level past...

EDITORIAL: OPPORTUNITY: Foreign investment program could be a good fit for Valley

The city of McAllen recently announced a deal with Houston-based investors to help fund construction of the Cambria Hotel, next to the McAllen Convention...

COMMENTARY: The Persecution of the ‘Easter Worshippers’

By BRENT BOZELL and TIM GRAHAM Special to the Star Imagine taking your family to Easter Sunday services to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus when —...

Held to account: Many laws basically useless when they’re not enforced

It took a visiting judge to call out local officials for failing to be accountable to their constituents. Judge Robert Pate last week ordered Brownsville’s...