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August 10, 2017 In The News

PRESIDIO – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDoT) has approved grant funding to repair the Presidio International Rail Bridge and South Orient Railroad, which extends from Presidio to San Angelo, according to a TxDoT news release.

With this funding, Presidio can continue serving as a pillar of Texas trade, benefitting both the border region and the state’s economy.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, championed this initiative to TxDoT and local officials to ensure the line’s rehabilitation and improved operations, and safety.

August 4, 2017 Press Release

PRESIDIO, TX – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved grant funding this week to repair the Presidio International Rail Bridge and South Orient Railroad, which extends from Presidio to San Angelo. With this funding, Presidio can continue serve as a pillar of Texas trade, benefitting both the border region and the State’s economy. U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas) championed this initiative to TxDOT and local officials to ensure the line’s rehabilitation and improved operations, and safety.

July 22, 2017 In The News

The Free Trade Alliance San Antonio and the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce hosted a bipartisan forum Friday with Texas congressmen Henry Cuellar (D) and Will Hurd (R) regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), immigration reform, and global trade policy.

Moderated by KLRN’s Rick Casey, the conversation focused on all that is at stake for San Antonio and the state as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to renegotiate the historic trade agreement he called a “disaster.” The event took place at the Pearl Stable.

July 21, 2017 In The News

An example of bi-partisan support for the North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, was on stage Friday at an event hosted by the San Antonio Chamber and Free Trade Alliance San Antonio.

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-Dist. 28) and Congressman Will Hurd (R-Dist. 23) both represent districts that include the Texas-Mexico border.

“NAFTA is important to the San Antonio economy, to the Texas economy, and to the U.S. economy,” Cuellar said in an interview.

July 21, 2017 In The News

San Antonio took the spotlight when the North American Free Trade Agreement was ceremonially signed here almost a quarter-century ago, and a bipartisan group of South Texas lawmakers is pushing to have “NAFTA 2.0” signed here, too.

U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, and Will Hurd, R-Helotes, on Friday said that whatever happens during the renegotiation, they already have bids out to bring the revised free trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico back to its hometown.

July 21, 2017 In The News

As the Trump administration moves forward with plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, two congressmen are pushing for the new trade deal to be signed where it was born - San Antonio.

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, and U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, are officially campaigning for "NAFTA 2.0" to be signed in the Alamo City.

July 19, 2017 In The News

With the release of its objectives, the Trump administration is now ready to begin negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement in mid-August.

In an 18-page report released on Monday, U.S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer highlighted the administration's objective to renegotiate the 24-year-old free trade deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico.

July 19, 2017 In The News

With the release of its objectives, the Trump administration is now ready to begin negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement in mid-August.

In an 18-page report released on Monday, U.S Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer highlighted the administration's objective to renegotiate the 24-year-old free trade deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico.

July 15, 2017 In The News

Como ya lo informó La Política Online, la agenda de Luis Videgaray -quizás la más intensa desde que asumió como canciller- durante su viaje de trabajo por Estados Unidos tuvo como objeto reforzar vínculos con actores clave para la renegociación del Tratado de Libre Comercio, luego de la polémico reunión de Enrique Peña Nieto y Donald Trump en Alemania, durante la cumbre del G-20.

July 10, 2017 In The News

In 2015, during his big speech announcing his candidacy for president, Donald Trump told the (allegedly) paid actors assembled before him, “I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.” Yet nearly six months into his time in office, nary a fence has been built.