AUSTIN — The Rio Grande Valley has something to celebrate. On Feb. 10, the Senate Floor passed three resolutions that made Edinburg Day, McAllen Day and Hidalgo County Day at the state Capitol. Resolutions 142, 150 and 143 passed on the Senate floor as city members, Valley residents and Mayor Richard Cortez and Mayor Joe Ochoa were in attendance.
Sen. Eddie Lucio said he was proud of Hidalgo County, “I stand alone, to honor this great county. It is a county that is a diverse, bio-city that is a rich industry and is a colorful country.”