News Archive: May, 2017

23 May, 2017

Read Jon Barela’s opinion piece in the Huffington Post, “The border is, in fact, already safe.”

It is high time the fallacies of violence be re-scripted to reflect the reality of safety along our borders.
12 May, 2017

Statement: Borderplex Alliance CEO on Senate Confirmation of Lighthizer to Lead USTR

Robert Lighthizer, a prominent trade attorney and former deputy U.S. trade representative under President Ronald Reagan, was confirmed by the Senate to serve as U.S. Trade Representative. Statement of Jon Barela, CEO of The Borderplex Alliance
8 May, 2017

Op-Ed: Keep Texas economy strong by updating — not replacing — NAFTA

The administration’s latest signaling not to terminate NAFTA is a move in the right direction and an opportunity for business and elected leaders in Texas.