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Donna Mayoral Candidate Forgets He Doesn’t Actually Live In Donna; Get’s Disqualified

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Jose Ernesto Lugo Jr. had announced his intentions to run for Mayor of Donna back in early June, joining three others vying for the same spot. After months of campaigning and fundraising and customizing fancy polo shirts, the City of Donna has disqualified him from November’s mayoral race because Lugo seemingly forgot that he didn’t live within Donna city limits.

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PSYCH! Brownsville Shitty Commissioner Cesar De Leon Won’t Resign After All

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WELP! The City of Brownsville spokeswoman Roxanna Rosas has stated that embattled Brownsville City Commissioner At Large “A” Cesar De Leon has rescinded his letter of resignation that he had submitted to the city just four days ago. This will be our fourth story covering this dip-shit and I’m already sick of it. Keep Reading

Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar De Leon Has Resigned For The Dumbest Reason

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Three days after having apologized during a city commission meeting for calling two black county prosecutors “niggers,” as well as calling other female officials “bitch” and “twat,” among other things during a secretly recorded conversation between himself and Carlos Elizondo, and concluding the message affirmatively stating that he would not resign, Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar De Leon has resigned from his post effective immediately in the most bullshit way possible. Keep Reading

Piece of Shit Racist Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar De Leon Will Not Resign

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Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar De Leon took the stand to read a prepared statement during last night’s City Commission meeting, apologizing for calling two black county prosecutors “niggers,” calling other female officials “bitch” and “twat,” among other things during a secretly recorded conversation between himself and Carlos Elizondo. In the statement, De Leon expressed that he would continue his “commitment to the people of Brownsville, nor will (he) back down in (his) fight for (their) great community.” In other words: he’s not resigning and that’s bullshit. 

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Audit: Donna ISD Was REALLY Run Like Shit

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Earlier this year, Donna ISD’s newly elected school board reached out to the law firm of Weaver and Tidwell LLP to conduct a forensic audit “related to certain allegations of improper and/or fraudulent conduct on the part of Donna (ISD) employees, contractors, vendors and others” to cover between 2013-to-date and, by God, what a fucking mess. Keep Reading

Here Is The Leaked Audio of Brownsville Commissioner Cesar De Leon’s Racist Rant

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Audio has been circling around social media over the last 24 hours of Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar de Leon’s conversation with Brownsville fire chief, Carlos Elizondo, criticizing Cameron County District Attorney hiring of two black prosecutors, calling them “fucking niggers.” Keep Reading

San Juan Mayor Mario Garza Straight Up Lied About Not Being Fired From County Job

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Last we checked on San Juan Mayor Mario Garza, he had JUST “walked out” of his job of 15 years at the Hidalgo County Adult Probation right before the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office had opened an investigation into the department. Garza had called the timing of his departure “so wrong” and told reporters that he had been “burnt out.”

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San Juan Mayor Mario Garza Quits County Job Hours Before Sheriff Opens Investigation Into His Department

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Mario Garza, the man who had to go and ruin the perfect name-pairing of San Juanita Sanchez and San Juan, abruptly resigned from his post at the Hidalgo County Adult Probation department after 15 years on the job conveniently mere hours before the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office opened a bribery and theft investigation into the department. Keep Reading

Did Vicente Gonzalez Give Away Popeyes Chicken For Votes? An Investigation!

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Vicente “Chente, Con La Gente, Omnipotente, La Puente, Ya Vete” Gonzalez (D-TX) is a few months into his first term representing our 15th congressional district and has already fallen victim of a deliciously succulent, juicy butter biscuit of a rumor and The Bench Wire is here to BLOW THIS MOTHER FUCKER WIDE OPEN! Keep Reading

May 2017 RGV Election Round-up

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For those NOT related to politiqueras and had no clue there were city and school board elections going on because we were all too busy preparing to watch Canelo’s 3-hour commercial to September’s REAL fight, The Bench Wire has you covered.

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