Meetings

Hidalgo County Healthcare District Debate

The McAllen Citizens League hosted a debate on the establishment of a Healthcare District for Hidalgo County at its noon luncheon meeting on Thursday September 22nd. The meeting was held at the Salvation Army Center on 23rd street at Pecan in McAllen.
Invitations were sent to parties on both sides of the issue. County Commissioner Eddie Cantu spoke in opposition and Dr. Martin Garza, MD spoke in favor of the District.

see article in The Monitor. http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/healthcare-district-debate-leaves-several-unanswered-questions/article_ccffc9ce-812c-11e6-905a-23896d1043db.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-sharehttp://ow.ly/5IgE304vqf2

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McAllen Citizens League monthly meetings

The McAllen Citizens League’s officers & board members attended their annual workshop recently. The primary topic of discussion was the program schedule for the 2016 – 2017 season. The board members reviewed nearly two dozen topics for consideration ranging from political forums to City Budget to the proposed Health District. “With all that’s going on, it will be difficult to choose a topic for our first meeting in September” said Ernest Aliseda, board member & program chair for the League. “I am so pleased with the total engagement of the entire board, said Christopher Julian, president of the League.

The League holds monthly noon lunch meeting September thru May of each year, except for November. The meeting are held at the Salvation Center on 23rd Street at Pecan in McAllen. Meetings are open to the public with lunch available to members for $12 & non-members for $15. Membership in the League is only $10 per year.

Next Meeting: February 25, 2016

All nine candidates for the Congressional seat for District 15 have been invited to speak at the McAllen Citizens League noon lunch meeting Thursday February 25. The meeting will be at the Salvation Army Center on 23rd Street at Pecan in McAllen.

“We had standing room only at our last political forum”, said Christopher Julian, President of the League. “And we expect a similar sell out at this forum”, Julian concluded.

The League’s political forum format allows each candidate a two minute opening address & a one minute follow up/ rebuttal. After all candidates have spoken, questions from Citizens League members only will be asked of the candidates.