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Streetlights in Texas Border Communities to Start in January

Streetlights in Texas Border Communities to Start in January

The campaign to secure neighborhood streetlights to boost safety in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas took more than a decade of community meetings and lobbying from residents. Parents were particularly concerned about keeping their kids safe at night.  Now, streetlights will start appearing in the neighborhoods, known as colonias, as early as January. On […]

Worker-Friendly Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Steps Down

Worker-Friendly Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Steps Down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigned her post on Wednesday, saying she plans to return to her native California. She is expected to run for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. In a message to colleagues, Solis said she made the decision to leave after discussing it with her family […]