Questions arise over ‘financial sinkhole’ at Donna bridge
The joint meeting between the Donna City Council and the city’s two economic development corporations was primarily meant to discuss an economic development project for the “bridge area,” according to the meeting agendas. Cordova resigned in protest of his colleagues’ removal, as did his son, Norman Cordova Jr., who served on the Donna International Bridge Corporation board. The 4B is still participating on the debt — the old debt — regarding the bridge,” Garcia, the former board chair, said. Meanwhile, Perez, Cordova Sr. and the other former EDC members fear the city is moving too fast, too soon, with too little accountability. … They’ve never been exposed before.” Cordova Sr. said.myrgv.com
Both their parents died in Uvalde. Now donors are raising millions.
A GoFundMe campaign has raised millions of dollars for the children of Irma Garcia, who was killed in the attack at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Tex., and her husband, Joe Garcia, who died of a heart attack two days later.washingtonpost.com
IRS scams claim nearly $800,000 from Texans so far
Knowing the common signs of these scams is the best way to avoid becoming a victim, says IRS Special Agent Kurt Bertram. Scammers claiming to be with the IRS often threaten potential victims with a lawsuit because the say they owe money. Bertram says if you owe money to the actual IRS, you should receive several notices giving you time to respond. As of March, IRS scammers have cheated Texans out of more than $795,000. To find out whether you legitimately owe money to the IRS, call 1-800-829-1040.