Discovering Texas in Los Fresnos

To the editor, I recently returned home to Washington D.C. after a visit to South Texas to see my grandfather who lives in Weslaco and I want to take the time to thank the people of Los Fresnos and the rodeo specifically for their warm hospitality. On Saturday afternoon, February 16, my grandfather, boyfriend and… Continue reading Discovering Texas in Los Fresnos

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South Texas Division President of SpawGlass in Support of LNG

As president of the SpawGlass South Texas Division, not only do I live in the Rio Grande Valley, I am experienced in planning and managing large construction projects in this region. I am also experienced in planning and executing environmental mitigation measures related to construction. Based on my professional experience and my research, I want… Continue reading South Texas Division President of SpawGlass in Support of LNG

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SPI Businessman Supports Proposed Rio Grande LNG

Some opponents of the proposed Rio Grande LNG project assert that the project would harm the environment and threaten South Padre Island tourism. As a longtime area resident and businessman interested in tourism, environmental conservation and economic growth, I have thoroughly studied the project with great interest. Here is what I learned: – The liquefied… Continue reading SPI Businessman Supports Proposed Rio Grande LNG

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Our Community Needs Rio Grande LNG’s Economic Benefits

We support the proposed Rio Grande LNG project because people in the Rio Grande Valley need the good-paying jobs that this proposed project will bring. An economic study by the Perryman Group shows that the project would bring thousands of jobs during construction and add a few hundred permanent jobs when the facility is operating.… Continue reading Our Community Needs Rio Grande LNG’s Economic Benefits

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Say ‘no’ to Fear Mongering, ‘Yes’ to LNG Job Opportunities for Veterans

More than 60 years ago, when I was a small boy, I recall my father and grandfather sitting at the table and talking about plans to build the Port of Brownsville. They said that some people adamantly opposed it because they feared that dredging the ship channel would cause the whole area to flood during… Continue reading Say ‘no’ to Fear Mongering, ‘Yes’ to LNG Job Opportunities for Veterans

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