My Harlingen News Rotating Header Image

Posts on ‘July 9th, 2012’

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA BLASTS GOVERNOR PERRY ON HIS OPPOSITION TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

“When the Governor of Texas is quoted making false statements saying Texas has some of the finest health care in the world, it makes many wonder what in the world is he thinking,” said Congressman Hinojosa. “Yes, Texas has some of the best medical facilities in the world, but if one fourth of all Texans cannot access them we are not serving our residents as best we can. Texas ranks at the bottom of all of the states when it comes to the number of residents who have health insurance. Because of Governor Rick Perry’s decision to slam the door on the Affordable Care Act, Texas will continue to have the most uninsured residents.”

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Nearly $1.2 Million in Cocaine at Pharr Port of Entry

HIDALGO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Pharr Port of Entry on Saturday seized cocaine valued at approximately $1,164,800 during a routine vehicle inspection of a passenger vehicle.

WITH CUELLAR’S HELP, ANOTHER CRUCIAL STEP TAKEN TO SECURE MEXICO’S INCLUSION IN TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

Washington, DC—Only three days after Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) authored a letter encouraging the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to formally notify Congress of the intent to include Mexico in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, USTR has provided Congress written notification of the administration’s intent to include Mexico in TPP negotiations. This notification begins a 90-day consultation process between the administration and Congress on negotiating objectives with Mexico.

U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s Statement on Governor Rick Perry’s “Move to Secede from Health Insurance Reform”

Washington—Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a senior member of the House Budget and Ways and Means Committees, issued the following statement:

Harlingen police department news briefs 7-9-12

2 San Benito men arrested and charged for felony theft, caught stealing a $10,000 air conditioning unit; A 43 year old Combes man arrested and charged for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, after attempting to run over a woman inside the Gutierrez (La Placita) Park; A 66 year old man arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a machete and criminal mischief; A Combes man and woman arrested and charged for possession of a controlled substance and endangering a child; A La Feria man and a Harlingen arrested and charged for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, beer bottles against a newspaper delivery man; A 28 year old man arrested and charged for aggravated robbery of a 62 year old disable man; A 24 year old man arrested and charged aggravated assault/family violence after assaulting his elderly parents; A 19 year old woman arrested and charged for felony possession of marihuana at Gutierrez (La Placita) Park.

CUELLAR PARTICIPATING IN HOMELAND SECURITY SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING EXAMINING HOW DHS CAN BETTER LEVERAGE STATE AND LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 10, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, will participate in a subcommittee hearing examining how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can better leverage state and local partnerships. Members will have the opportunity to hear testimony from John Morton, Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Brownsville police department news brief 7-9-12

A 33 year old man arrested and charged for assault by strangulation, and 2 counts of injury to a child.

Special message to convenience stores, supermarkets and entertainment venues

The Harlingen police department will be conducting entrapment stings again. On the sales of alcohol to minors. Last year, they arrested and charged 12 individuals. But none of them have been prosecuted. Are they paying cops overtime for nothing? It’s a very good racket for cops. Click the web site link below for the Harlingen police department racketeering announcement.

Updated: Art For Sale

Custom paintings by my cousin Isabel (Izzi) Duran of Dallas, Texas. A picture (a painting) is worth a thousand words. Click the web site link below to view the Art For Sale Inventory.

Our weather forecast is from Wordpress Weather