eNews: Bipartisan coalition continue trade mission

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Prescott’s eNews reported that Arizona Representatives Tony Rivero (R-21) and Rosanna Gabaldón (D-2) announced that an historic bipartisan legislative delegation will visit Mexico this week to promote trade and cooperation between Arizona and Mexico.

A coalition of legislative, business, and community leaders from across Arizona announced their foundational efforts to continue their productive dialogue with Mexico during a trade mission to Mexico City and Guanajuato. The trip includes nearly 70 Arizona legislators and business leaders.

The legislative delegation includes 26 members of the Arizona House and Senate and top leaders from organizations such as Chicanos por la Causa, Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Global Chamber, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Molera-Alvarez, University of Arizona, Arizona State University and ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy, as well as Rocky Point Mayor Kiko Munro and Vice-Chairman Verlon Jose of the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Joining the legislators will be leading members of the business community. The co-chairs of the business delegation will include the former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman, business leader Jason Levecke, and the President and CEO of Chicanos por la Causa David Adame.

The delegation will meet with business leaders and government officials while traveling to two major trade regions in Mexico.

READ: Arizona Leaders Launch Trade Mission with Mexican Counterparts