Category: Local Politics

RNHA Interviews Dr. John Guerra for Hidalgo State Representative
November 10, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

Tonight RNHA News Interviews Dr. John Guerra a candidate for state representative for Hidalgo county.  Tell us about your background? I am a board-certified Ob/Gyn who has been practicing medicine for 24 years and I am a small business owner with 20 years of business experience. I am a former member of the Texas Medical
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New York, in a State of Life Support
November 9, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Diane Rivera López

Together We Can Save New York” was the motto for the Town Hall Meeting for Candidate Lee Zeldin running for Governor of New York State. It took place this past Thursday on 145th Street and Broadway Avenue, at the crossroads between Harlem – Hamilton Heights and Washington Heights. As you walked into the room, you
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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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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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