Noon Fix: Weslaco to borrow $4M for drainage upgrades; McAllen school board maintains tax rate, moves on ratification; Ford testifies in Kavanaugh hearing; Trump postpones Rosenstein meeting

September 27, 2018

Weslaco to borrow $4M for drainage upgrades

The city commission unanimously approved borrowing $4 million for drainage improvements during a special meeting Tuesday.

McAllen school board maintains tax rate, moves on ratification

Following a successful tax ratification election, the local school district’s board of trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to maintain its tax rate but change where some of the money is allocated.

Ford questioned about anxieties, fear of flying

The prosecutor at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing questioning Christine Blasey Ford about her allegation of sexual assault has asked about her fear of flying.

Trump postpones meeting with Rosenstein

President Donald Trump has postponed his highly anticipated meeting with embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until next week to avoid interfering with the Senate hearing on sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee.

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