Tag Archives: Hidalgo County

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Sunk Costs

The border wall is more expensive than you think.

When the federal government builds a border wall, the taxpayer foots two bills. First, there’s the cost to get the thing built, a figure proclaimed in preside...Read More

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Documents Reveal Where Trump Plans to Build His Wall in Starr County

New maps show that the president means to build through 162 tracts of private land in Roma, Rio Grande City and La Grulla, possibly razing a number of homes in the process.

For border residents, activists and journalists, information about Trump’s impending border wall is a rare commodity. The administration still hasn’t provid...Read More

Joel Acosta stands outside the foreclosed Sullivan City home that he and his wife, Estela, no longer own. by and

A High Price to Pay

How property tax lenders prey on the state’s most vulnerable homeowners.

In Texas, property tax lending is a virtually risk-free business but for the most vulnerable it can be a trap that leads to crippling debt and foreclosure....Read More

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