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By Tony Vindell, Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Feb. 6--HARLINGEN -- Millions of dollars in federal funds could be heading toward Rio Grande Valley irrigation districts if a piece of legislation proposed by Congressman Ruben Hinojosa passes in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The bill asks for $42 million for the Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Conservation and Improvement Act, which Hinojosa and other representatives restituted at the end of January.
The money would be used for the development and implementation of water resources management and conservation along the Texas border and in some rural …