Listen to this Post 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
Archives for January 2011
Listen to this Post Courtesy Raul Leal, LAREDO, Tx- The following street-lane closures are in effect for US 83 (Guadalupe-Chihuahua Sts.) between Monterrey Ave. and Cedar Ave. in Laredo/Webb County: NEW Sanders and Marcella Avenue, between Chihuahua and Rosario , was CLOSED Monday, January 31, 2011 and will re-open by the end of the
Listen to this Post Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Earlier today, City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas was joined by District VI Council Member Charlie San Miguel and members of the Diocese of Laredo to help proclaim the week Catholic Schools Week. Laredo Catholic Schools Superintendent Dr. Rosa Maria Vida, along with principals and students of
Listen to this Post 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
Listen to this Post 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
Listen to this Post 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
Listen to this Post 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
Listen to this Post 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.
Listen to this Post 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
Listen to this Post 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.