Tag: cameron county

Property appraisal timing questioned; Chief appraiser says plan was in motion before pandemic

Nobody likes getting a letter saying their property has been reappraised upward, sometimes substantially so, especially in the midst of a pandemic and the...

Precinct 4 elderly residents get COVID-19 relief food bags

LA FERIA — The line of cars waiting to get free drive-thru groceries stretched down the road from the Commissioner Precinct 4 Warehouse since...

Give a shift: Program links food workers with nonprofits

A program that started in north Texas to connect laid-off or furloughed restaurant and hospitality workers with paid shifts at nonprofits feeding the hungry...

Paxton files petition against Cameron County and others

Voters in Cameron County afraid of COVID-19 who wish to vote by mail during the upcoming July runoff elections may not be able to...

Commissioner hands out food to senior citizens

County officials organized a food drive targeting Brownsville’s senior citizens Thursday morning in a collaborative response to concern over pandemic-related food insecurity. County Commissioner Pct....

Texas AG asks court to block mail-in voting over virus fears

By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Texas' Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state's high court to order local election officials to...

EDITORIAL: Flying high: Increased activity suggests big days ahead for SpaceX

While the attention of most people probably has been focused on the coronavirus and resulting COVID-19 pandemic, Space Exploration Technologies has been busy advancing...

EDITORIAL: Flying high: Increased activity suggests big days ahead for SpaceX

While the attention of most people probably has been focused on the coronavirus and resulting COVID-19 pandemic, Space Exploration Technologies has been busy advancing...

County cases ticking up; Reopening proceeds despite virus spread

At a Wednesday press conference, Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. said he’s worried about a recent bump in the rate of new COVID-19...

Funding disparity: Distribution formula differs according to population

Cameron County and the city of Brownsville are receiving millions of dollars through the Coronavirus Relief Funds provision of the $2 trillion CARES Act...