COMMENTARY: Rep. Vela: Fight the president’s land grab on border

U.S. REP. FILEMON VELA | SPECIAL TO MVTC Last week, President Donald Trump stood in the Rose Garden, declared a national emergency on our country’s southern...

EDITORIAL: A safety issue: Driver’s licenses should be made available to state visitors as...

The Texas State Auditor’s Office recently released an audit report of the Department of Public Safety and found that agency might have issued thousands...

EDITORIAL: Learning tools: Strengthening GEAR UP program can help more students succeed

The goal of helping more students succeed in life transcends partisan politics. Their success helps guarantee our society’s overall success. Fortunately, several congressional lawmakers...

EDITORIAL: Welcome aid: Changes in tax law could make volunteer help a better option

Recent news reports are filled with complaints by taxpayers who found their tax burden this year is worse than they expected. In some cases...

EDITORIAL: Trump stump: Campaign rally offers little new besides some entertaining lines

“Is there any place that’s more fun to be than a Trump rally?” The president himself made that observation during Tuesday night’s rally in El...

COMMENTARY: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Teachers deserve a raise

Before I was elected lieutenant governor in 2014, I served on the Senate Education Committee for eight years, including as chair during the 2013...

EDITORIAL: Rio Grande Valley 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...