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640 First Graders In Laredo To Be Given Free Prevent Tooth Decay Kits On Feb. 2

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, Every first grader attending Alma Pierce Elementary, Bruni Elementary, Zaffirini Elementary, and  Bonnie Garcia Elementary, will be given a free prevent tooth decay kit on Wednesday, February 2. A healthy teeth lesson for the children, along with kit distribution, will take place at the times and locations listed below.  A total of approximately


Courtesy Lesley Lopez,   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX 28) announced his committee assignments for the 112th Congress.  He will continue to serve as an active member on the Homeland Security and Agriculture Committees.   Congressman Bennie Thompson, Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member, named Congressman Cuellar as Ranking Member of the Border

Chief Travels to our State and National Capitals

Courtesy Joe Baeza,  Chief Carlos Maldonado had a busy work and travel schedule last week while visiting our state’s capital in Austin with the City delegation and then also traveling up to our nation’s capital in Washington, D.C. to attend an International Chiefs of Police conference.  His first stop was in Austin where Chief Maldonado visited,

Sheriff Martin Cuellar Presents $10,000 to Laredo Crime Stoppers, Inc.

Courtesy Maru De La Paz,  Laredo, Texas (Webb County) – In his efforts to continue to keep Webb County safe, Sheriff Martin Cuellar shared some of his forfeiture monies with Crime Stoppers by presenting a check for the amount of $10,000.00, during the 16th annual Menudo Bowl.  “Menudo Bowl is an important event because it

CUELLAR Announces 193,301 TEXANS Have Now Received the ‘Donut Hole’Checks

Courtesy Lesley Lopez,   Prescription Drug Cost Relief As A Result of Health Reform WASHINGTON , D.C. – Today, Congressman Cuellar announced that, to date, more than 3 million seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries have received ‘donut hole’ checks to begin to close their prescription drug coverage gap. A total of 193,301 seniors and other Medicare

CBP Officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry Seize $2.2 Million in Cocaine, Intercept Previously Deported MS-13 Member

  Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  EAGLE PASS, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry have seized $2.2 million in cocaine and apprehended a previously deported MS-13 member in separate, unrelated law enforcement actions this week.   The most recent apprehension occurred Jan. 26 at Eagle Pass

Senator Judith Zaffirini Reappointed to Senate Finance Committee

Courtesy Will Krueger, (AUSTIN) — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Monday (Jan. 24) reappointed Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, to the Senate Finance Committee. “I am grateful to Lt. Governor Dewhurst for the opportunity to continue to serve on this important committee,” Senator Zaffirini said. “I look forward to working with him and my colleagues to address

Citizen-Led Committee Unveils MY 35 Plan

Courtesy TxDot,   AUSTIN – Today marks another milestone in planning the I-35 corridor in Texas . Citizens spoke and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) listened. A comprehensive mobility plan, known as MY 35, was presented to the Texas Transportation Commission and TxDOT Thursday to guide future I-35 corridor development. The I-35 Corridor Advisory

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