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Imperial Valley PressA plan for an expanded downtown Calexico Port of Entry could be dead, though local officials say they’ll fight to the end to keep the money. The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to kill funding for the Calexico Port of Entry project, U.S....
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterCutting $84 million from the federal budget set back Calexico’s Port of Entry project and Imperial County as a whole, said a federal legislator Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Chula Vista, reported to the Imperial County Board of Supervisors...
CALEXICO - U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Chula Vista, announced Thursday that the Senate voted 87-13 to approve a bill that cuts $84 million in funding for Calexico Land Port-of-Entry improvements. The legislation was signed by the President. “While...
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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterStrained local police forces are having problems responding to most calls from the U.S.-Mexico Port of Entry, and a local legislator wants to help. U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Chula Vista, announced Thursday he had recently introduced legislation to...
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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterCALEXICO — New generations learned about an old problem as the Calexico New River Committee held its second art contest. “We believe that we have targeted and worked for the past 10 years with local leaders that have known the problem to...
Imperial Valley Press Sports EditorU.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Chula Vista, is asking the federal government to stop penalizing border communities because of foreign pollution. Filner introduced a bill that proposes to stop border areas from being hit should they not meet air pollution...
Imperial Valley PressIf it weren’t for Mitch Driskill, young Benjamin Tyler wouldn’t have been involved in mock trial competition at Southwest High School. Tyler, a 17-year-old senior, credits having the attorney as a neighbor and family friend whose influence...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThere’s little money in Washington. The federal government is cutting earmarks for local jurisdictions, said El Centro Councilwoman Sedalia Sanders at a recent City Council meeting. It has caused the city to cancel sending council members to meet...
SAN DIEGO -- Groundbreaking is scheduled for Thursday afternoon on a $577 million project to modernize and expand the San Ysidro Port of Entry, the busiest international border crossing in the country. Rep. Bob Filner (D-San Diego) told Fox 5 News that...
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Imperial Valley PressA bill that could end federal subsidies for the Imperial Regional Airport passed the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Chula Vista, said in a press release that he voted against the bill, as the federal...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterA smile spread across the face of El Centro’s newest Eagle Scout as a duo of U.S. flags, an honor from his hometown and a room full of well-wishers shared in his achievement. Walter Clayton Leimgruber earned the “Eagle,” or highest rank...
Bob Filner would probably be the first to admit he’s about as liberal as Democrats can come. And while that does not always mesh with the beliefs and morals of Imperial County voters, Filner has been popular here because he has been effective....
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