Miriam Cepeda

Hidalgo County Has a New GOP Chairman

Hidalgo County Has a New GOP Chairman

On June 11, Adrienne Peña Garza was sworn-in as the first Hispanic woman to be elected as Hidalgo County’s GOP Chairman. Before a packed room at the Hidalgo County GOP Headquarters, she took the oath of office in the “bluest part of Texas,” stressing the importance of...
City of Mission Elects New Leadership

City of Mission Elects New Leadership

On Saturday, the city of Mission elected former city councilman Armando “Doc” O’Caña as its new mayor, and attorney Gus Martinez to fill O’Caña’s vacated city council seat. The city’s May 5 local elections failed to garner a winner in two of its races, triggering...
Beto’s Hometown of El Paso: A Border Wall Story

Beto’s Hometown of El Paso: A Border Wall Story

Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke’s (D-El Paso) platform calls for a reduction in border security efforts, however his hometown of El Paso is proof that “Trump’s wall can work.” Violence is continually increasing in Mexico, with the Mexican government reporting 2017 as...
RGV Democrat Primary Runoff Results

RGV Democrat Primary Runoff Results

Across the Rio Grande Valley, three counties held Democrat primary runoffs for local and statewide positions on Tuesday. None of these newly elected and re-elected primary victors will face a Republican opponent in November, virtually guaranteeing them their seats....
City of Mission Elects New Leadership

Runoff Heats Up in Texas House District 37

Democratic primary runoffs have taken the spotlight this week in Cameron County, particularly in the race for Texas House District 37. The two remaining candidates have publicly exchanged jabs as early voting commenced this week. Last week, incumbent of 33 years René...