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RNHA Interviews Juan Tijerina for Hiladgo DA
October 15, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

Tonight I interviewed Juan Tijerina the Republican candidate for Hidalgo County DA.  What is your background? Juan A. Tijerina was born and raised in Edinburg, Texas. He is a graduate of UT-Pan American (UTPA) with a dual bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Political Science. He also received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from UTPA.
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RNHA Endorses Charles Lopez For State House North Carolina
August 29, 2022 Endorsements,Latest RNHA Endorsement

Charles Lopez was born and raised in Miami, Florida. His mother was a housekeeper and his father was a member of the 101st Airborne Veteran. Lopez was the first person in his family to earn a college degree gaining his Bachelor’s in Public Administration from Florida International University, his master’s in Management and Leadership from
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The Value of Family Leave – A Dad’s Voice
June 17, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Santiago Avila, Jr.

Last year I was invited to participate in a national symposium on the topic of paid family leave hosted by Senator Rick Santorum.  The timing hit me like a brick wall:  my wife and I had just learned that we are to become parents.  Suddenly a policy issue wasn’t theoretical, but deeply personal.  One of
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RNHA Interviews Bianca Matthews for County Clerk
April 5, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,News Column,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

Tonight I interview Bianca Matthews for County Clerk for Jim Wells County Texas. What is your background? I’m 33 years old born and raised in Jim Wells County, the only daughter of Guadalupe Soto. A wife and mother of 4 wonderful children and I’m the first in my family and community to seek office, this
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South Texas Heat: The Importance of Volunteer Fire Departments
March 21, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Amanda Friedeck

JIM WELLS COUNTY, Texas – Over the past few weeks, a very different kind of South Texas Heat has gripped local communities. Drought conditions after freezing cold fronts coupled with high winds have combined to form dangerous wildfire susceptibility throughout the entire area. Consumer burn bans were implemented but illegal burning and vehicle-related incidents have
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Could Biden’s SCOTUS pick be Vice President Kamala Harris?
February 16, 2022 Constitution,Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Alexander Carmenaty

On January 26, 2022, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. Breyer’s retirement allows President Joe Biden to replace him with a liberal justice. SCOTUS currently has a 6-3 conservative majority. President Biden has promised to replace Breyer with a black woman. Biden’s choice will be the first woman of color Supreme Court Justice,
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Unvaccinated Tennis Star denied entry into Australia
February 7, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Alexander Carmenaty

COVID-19 Vaccine mandates in international sports: Unvaccinated Tennis Star denied entry into Australia despite the exemption. To begin the new year, the Australian Open is the first major tennis tournament of the Grand Slam season. With four grand slams tournaments (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open) being played every calendar year, the Australian
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A Decline in Marijuana Use by Students in 2021
December 22, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

A recent trend in research shows students marijuana use decreased in the United States, since the early 2000s. In 2016, teen marijuana use went from 47% in the 1970s to 44%. According to the CDC, in 2019 the percent of students that reported marijuana use dropped to 37% with 225 still using marijuana in the
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The RNHA Endorses Eva Guzman For Texas AG
November 6, 2021 Endorsements,Latest RNHA Endorsement

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly is honored to endorse Justice Eva Guzman for Texas Attorney General. Justice Guzman is a history maker and is the first Latina elected in a statewide office in Texas. She is the first Latina to serve on the Texas Supreme Court. As the wife of a veteran police officer, a
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