Category: Local Politics

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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In Alice Texas Small Town Businesses are Growing
May 22, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Bianca Matthews

Grand Openings seem to be trending in Alice, Tx. with small businesses opening all over town. From food and clothing to mechanic shops and entertainment, there isn’t a category this small town isn’t booming in. Is it that the hard lessons from the pandemic affected our mindset? or smart business moves?.  April Rodriguez owner of
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Hispanic Americans Leaving the Democrat Party
April 20, 2022 Economy,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Alexander Carmenaty

For years, Democrats have bragged about their ability to sway non-white voters to support their candidates and policies. Liberal politicians like former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton won the majority of these voters using identity politics to secure the minority vote.  Hispanics are noticing the negative effects of liberal policies and are changing their
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Responding First: Local Volunteers Making a Difference for South Texas
April 20, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Amanda Friedeck

ORANGE GROVE, Texas – In rural South Texas, there are a lot of aspects that draw people to live their lives, build their businesses and grow their families. Becoming a part of a community that hearkens back for generations is appealing to many, but it takes effort to bring together such a special bond. Residents
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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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The RNHA Endorses Yvette Herrell
March 18, 2022 Endorsements,Local Politics,Press Releases,RNHA News Articles RNHA Endorsement

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly endorses Yvette Herrell for the U.S House of Representatives in New Mexico’s District 2. Herrell is an extremely talented New Mexican who, since her time in Congress, has been a member of the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Oversight and Reform. Herrell also serves on the National
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RNHA Interview with Texas Senator Peter Flores
March 4, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

Today the RNHA had the privilege to interview former Texas State Senator Peter “Pete” Flores of Pleasanton, whom represented Senate District 19 from 2018 to 2021. Today, Mr. Flores is running for the newly redistricted 24TH Senate District situated in Central Texas, now containing the city of Pleasanton, and curves West around San Antonio and
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RNHA National Endorses Lee Zedlin
February 21, 2022 Endorsements,Local Politics RNHA Endorsement

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly is proud to endorse Lee Zeldin for Congressman in New York’s 1st District. Lee Zeldin is a staunch Republican with a proven track record in supporting conservative issues in New York. Zeldin grew up in Suffolk County where he developed a natural affinity for public service and a heart for
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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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