In 2011, the New Mexico Legislature and Governor Susana Martinez established a six-mile overweight zone for commercial cargo at the ports of Santa Teresa and Columbus, New Mexico Continue reading “Overweight Zone Expansion – A BIA 2015 Legislative Priority”
Here is a detailed view of the bills the BIA will be supporting in the 2015 session of the New Mexico State Legislature:
- Capital Outlay for Airport Rd., and PVD Interchange
- Overweight Zone Extension
- Modification of Load Retention Statute for Electricity Users
- Legislation to Manage Used Cars near Ports of Entry
- GRT Abatement for Trade Support Companies Continue reading “2015 BIA Legislative Priorities List”
On January 15th, New Mexico Lt. Governor John Sanchez visited Santa Teresa to announce his and the Governor’s push to spend 60% of this year’s capital outlay on water projects. The Lt. Governor made his announcement at CRRUA’s arsenic treatment plant in Santa Teresa. If approved the legislation would provide capital outlay to CRRUA for several of its projects.
Video of the Lt. Governor’s remarks is below.
Dear Border Industrial Association Members:
The 2013 New Mexico Legislative Session adjourned this past Saturday. The session was a very good one for our BIA membership, as we successfully achieved $3.8 million extra funds for improvements to the water/wastewater treatment system in Sunland Park/Santa Teresa. Continue reading “2013 Legislative Recap”
Senator Mary Kay Papen of Las Cruces was elected Senate Pro Tem of the NM Legislature by unanimous vote on Tuesday. The Pro Tem is one of the top two positions in the Senate and selects committee chairs. This is great news for the BIA, as Senator Papen has been a strong supporter of the border.