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Rio South Texas Economic Council (RSTEC) statement on Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to send 1000 National Guard troops to the border
Economic development corporations and public entities of the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) of Texas are asking the federal government to increase humanitarian resources on the border to manage an unprecedented increase of unaccompanied minors and refugees from Central America and Mexico.
June 15, 2014—Brownsville, Texas—The city of Brownsville was named an All-America City by the National Civic League (NCL) Sunday night, June 15, 2014, in Denver, Colorado. The All-America City award recognizes “cities where citizen action has succeeded in making the community a better place to live.” Nine other cities across the United States also were recognized.
DENVER – OmniTRAX, one of the largest privately held rail service companies in North America, will manage and operate the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railroad, a short line railway based in Brownsville, TX. OmniTRAX will also develop a large-scale industrial park on land owned by the Brownsville Navigation District (BND) of Cameron County, the parent governmental body of the Port of Brownsville.
Inaccurate Information Harming Image of Rio Grande Valley