Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, have introduced legislation that would enable federal-state and public-private cooperation on such projects. If Congress is unable to appropriate funds for transportation infrastructure, the least it can do is eliminate obstacles facing those who want to keep U.S.-Mexico trade healthy and growing.
San Antonio Express-News
August 12, 2012
Although drug cartel violence has roiled Mexico since 2006, and despite the global economic downturn that began in 2008, trade between the United States and Mexico continues to be an economic bright spot. Two-way trade in goods and services surged to $500 billion last year, a 17 percent rise over 2010, and 24 percent above pre-recession highs set four years ago…