MARFA, Texas — Politicians in Chihuahua, Mexico and the West Texas county of Presidio have announced that a long-awaited rail connection linking large Mexican ports in Sinaloa and Michoacan to Texas will break ground in 2015.
Arizona counties are breathing a sigh of relief. The federal government had not decided if the federal land funds they give counties every year would be allocated this time around, but just recently the agencies got word that it is coming.
Immigration reform, while not at the forefront of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, is believed by some members of the administration to take shape this year. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said he believes an altered migration system could shape the country’s labor force for the better.
Fans who attend the Cactus League game at Salt River Fields on March 13 between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Seattle Mariners will likely see lots of familiar sights, hot dogs, scorecards, peanuts, but there is one thing they will not see, trash cans.