South Texas was the topic of discussion at the regional Senate Committee Redistricting Hearing on Tuesday

The Texas Senate Redistricting Committee heard testimony on Tuesday about the census count and redistricting for the South Texas region. State Senators Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa and Judith Zaffirini were both on hand to hear from State Demographer Dr. Lloyd Potter who set out assumptions and expectations from the United States Census Bureau, which is usually released to the states by

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Governor Sends Funds For Improvements At NASCC

On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the City of Corpus Christi has been awarded a $901,952 grant to replace the natural gas system at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. As Vice Chair of the Senate Finance Committee during the 2019 legislative session, Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa supported an appropriation of $30 million for the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance

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Corpus Christi’s COVID Crisis And A Public Relations Nightmare

Despite warnings from public health officials the attitude towards the ongoing coronavirus crisis has remained cavalier at best for many Corpus Christi area residents. As infection rates and hospitalizations rise health officials are keeping a close eye on things, but local behavior patterns are not helping win the fight against COVID-19. On Friday night it seemed as if there was

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Texas police arrest activist for filming their activities

The Angleton, Texas police department is in some hot water on Friday after what appears to be the unlawful arrest of a community watchdog activist.  The police department sent out a social media message on Friday asking for residents to be patient as telecommunications officers work to field calls from around the country and even what they claim, from around

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GROUP SELECTS OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR, SETS SIGHTS ON PRIDE 2021

The officers for the Mosaic Project of South Texas for calendar year 2021 were selected recently at the non-profit organization’s annual meeting. Board President Tom Tagliabue was elected to his second one-year term. Long-time Treasurer Bill Hoelscher was re-elected for another year. Liza Wisner, who became Secretary in October 2020, was elected to a full one-year term as Secretary. In

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Gulf Stream Marine’s Corpus Christi Terminal among five Texas terminals to earn Green Designation from LOGISTEC

LOGISTEC Corporation and its U.S. Gulf Coast affiliate, Gulf Stream Marine, Inc. (“GSM”), are proud to announce the addition of five terminals in Texas that will be certified as part of the Green Marine Environmental Certification Program. GSM’s Corpus Christi, Manchester, Brownsville, Care and Freeport terminals in Texas will be joining LOGISTEC’s 13 other Green Marine certified terminals in Canada

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Graduate Wins Impressive Award

Curriculum Associates has named Elizabeth Neuendorff of Onslow County Schools in Jacksonville, NC as the recipient of its 2021 Inspire Award. This recognition, which is part of the annual Extraordinary Educators program celebrating exemplar teachers around the country, is given to one district-level educator for their ability to create strong bonds with school-based teams to take the use of i-Ready

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Event offers free supplies and resources to expectant mothers and those preparing for pregnancy

To increase awareness about the importance of prenatal care, the Success By 6 Early Childhood Coalition will be sponsoring a Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby! community drive-through event for expectant mothers and those preparing for pregnancy. “Data shows that roughly one-third of all pregnant women in Nueces County do not receive adequate care and support early in their pregnancies,” said Sherry Peterson, Success By 6

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Guajardo sworn-in as new mayor of Corpus Christi

Paulette Guarjardo has been sworn-in as the new mayor of Corpus Christi. On Tuesday, Guajardo took to the lectern as the new mayor alongside some well-known names in local politics who are now serving on city council and some returning members. Earlier in the day outgoing mayor Joe McComb, who was defeated by Guajardo in a December 15, 2020 runoff

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What to expect from opening day of the Texas Lege

As lawmakers at the Texas capitol prepare to get to work on Tuesday they will do so with about a billion less dollars on hand for the biennial budget than they did last time around and that has some people on edge.  State Comptroller Glenn Heger announced hid Bieenial Budget Estimate on Monday which shows that lawmakers will have around

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