Category: RNHA News Articles

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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RNHA Interviews Ricardo Rubio For Jim Wells Treasurer
March 20, 2022 RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

Tonight I had the pleasure of interviewing Ricardo Rubio for Jim Well’s County Treasurer.  What is your background? What does the country treasurer do? The County Treasurer is responsible for finances for the county. There needs to be accountability for the county. It needs to be handled with the level of restrictions and needs to go
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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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Estonians Prospers in the European Union
March 6, 2022 International Affairs,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

In 1995, Estonia applied for membership in the European Union (EU), but the EU did not formally admit them until 2004. Estonia’s addition to the European Union was part of a greater EU expansion that happened in 2004. Silver Tambur wrote an article in Estonia World titled “Estonia’s decision of the decade: joining the EU”
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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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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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UnMasking Kids is Right
February 11, 2022 Local Politics,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Natalie Beisner

Two weeks ago, during a press conference, New York Governor Kathy Hochul was asked “whether the state has a particular number [for removing the statewide mask mandate]–whether that be test positivity rates or hospitalization rates,” or whether the state was “playing it by ear.” Hochul insisted it was not the latter, that the state would
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Underage Drinking Declining in America
February 10, 2022 RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), alcohol, is the number one substance abused by individuals under the age of 21. The most common form of drink of is binge drinking by underage students (4 drinks at a time for females and 5 drinks at a time for males). Underage drinking is among the
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