Filemon Vela

Representing the 34 District of Texas

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vela to Host Briefing on U.S.-Mexico Border Economic

May 11, 2017
Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vela to Host Briefing on U.S.-Mexico Border Economics 

WESLACO, Texas – On Monday, May 15, 2017, Congressman Filemon Vela, along with Congressman Vicente Gonzalez, will host a briefing titled "The Changing Dynamic of the U.S.-Mexico Relationship and its impact on Border Economies." 

During the briefing Members of Congress, regional development and trade organizations, and scholars will discuss dynamics of the U.S.-Mexico relationship, and current and potential impacts on border economics. 

WHO: U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (TX-34)
            U.S. Representative Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15)
            Sam Vale, Border Trade Alliance 
            Chris Wilson, Woodrow Wilson Center 
            Dr. Alberto Davila, UTRGV Economics Department 

WHEN: Monday, May 15, 2017 
              1:30 PM – 2:35 PM – Briefing 
              2:35 PM – 3:05 PM – Question and Answer Session 

WHERE: Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council 
                  301 W Railroad 
                  Weslaco, TX 78596


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