Category Archives: News

Top Three: Harlingen Economy This Week

Top Three: Harlingen News HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Aug. 27, 2019) – Harlingen is at the heart of education, healthcare, quality of life, and so much more. Just take a look at the top stories this week and where people are learning about Harlingen, Texas. VIA Continues to Rise Among U.S. Cargo…

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Texas rated “A” for small business friendliness

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Aug. 13, 2019) - Texas has been rated "A" once again for being small-business friendliness. The 2019 Small Business Friendliness Survey results were announced and ranked the best and worst states. Find out which other states made top grades here. If you are interested in opening up your…

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Harlingen Spotlight recognizes Harlingen’s business community

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (July 22, 2019) – Harlingen has many longstanding businesses, some that have been in Harlingen more than 100 years, and newer businesses that joined our community just months ago. To all of you, we say thank you for calling Harlingen home. Harlingen Spotlight is our way of recognizing…

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Grow your business in the Rio Grande Valley

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (July 16, 2019) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is holding a Big Opportunity Start Small (BOSS) seminar that will help local businesses grow. Join transportation professionals, regional contractors, and various other organizations for the Wednesday, July 31, 2019 event that will be held at the Mission…

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Unemployment Rate Low Regionally; Still Room For Improvement

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (JUNE 28, 2019) – The latest Texas Workforce Commission unemployment rate report shows that overall state unemployment has reached a record low. The state average is currently at 3.5 %. Harlingen’s May rate was reported at 4.4%, placing us in the top three cities with the lowest unemployment…

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