McAllen Mayor Richard Cortez not to run for reelection

Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 8:59am

Cortez made the announcement Thursday, he said it was a difficult decision because he feels there's still alot of work to be accomplished within the city.  He believes the city has definitely gone far, since he has been mayor and attributes that to all of the city commissioners.

During his eight year tenure he feels the city made some huge accomplishments by helping the growth of McAllen.

The 69-year old says he looks forward to spending more time with wife, kids, and grandchildren.

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