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Local Officials Pushes For Vote on New Hidalgo Courthouse

MISSION (KFXV) — Hidalgo County plans to spend nearly 150 million dollars on a new courthouse without increasing taxes. One mayor is saying should be done before moving forward with the project. Mayor Norberto Salinas of Mission, Texas tells us it’s only fair that county officials explain why a new courthouse is needed to Hidalgo County taxpayers. Salinas says voters should have a say on whether the county should move forward with construction of a new courthouse, which is estimated to cost 150 million dollars. Salinas argues that even when county officials say the project will be completed without...

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New Hidalgo Co. Courthouse in Limbo After Dannenbaum Raid

EDINBURG (KFXV) — New developments on the FBI raids that took place Wednesday morning at Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation. The Hidalgo County Commissioners Court has decided to stop negotiations with Dannenbaum Engineering and move forward with another firm for the courthouse program manager contract. This comes after the FBI confirmed their presence at the McAllen office– and in other cities throughout the state– on Wednesday. The investigation raising concern at the Hidalgo Commissioner’s office, as Dannenbaum was selected as highest-ranking firm for the design and construction of the new Hidalgo County Courthouse. In a full statement, Hidalgo County Judge, Ramon...

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