BIA Hosts Governor Susana Martinez in Santa Teresa

Left to right on stage: Lorenzo Fernandez-Ferza, Daniel Liang-Bizlink, Jeff Baskett-Santa Teresa Southern Railroad, Inc., James Robinson-JH Rose Logistics, Representative Mary Helen Garcia, Senator Mary Kay Papen, Davin Lopez-MVEDA, Governor Susana Martinez, Secretary of Economic Development Jon Barela, Chihuahua Secretary of the Economy Alberto Chretin, Jerry Pacheco (Master of Ceremonies)

On September 19th, the BIA helped host Governor Susana Martinez’s visit to the Santa Teresa Intermodal Park. Governor Martinez traveled to this region to announce the location of three new companies to Santa Teresa and the expansion of one existing Santa Teresa company. These companies are expected to create about…

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A Port In The Desert

By Bill Hume / For the Journal on Mon, Jun 27, 2011 SUNLAND PARK – Santa Teresa “will become a key inland port in the United States” when Union Pacific Railroad’s massive $500 million refueling and intermodal yard is completed there in five years, according to Zoe Richmond, UP’s director…

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NM Gov. Susana Martinez signs Union Pacific tax bill in Santa Teresa


New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez spoke Tuesday (April 4th) before signing three bills into law. (Victor Calzada / El Paso Times) With a stroke of a pen, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday started the wheels rolling for a proposed $400 million Union Pacific rail facility in Santa Teresa.…

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Legislative Recap


HB 24 (Overweight bill): This bill passed both houses and is sitting on the governor’s desk waiting for her signature.  Because this bill was endorsed by the governor during the session, it is a given that she will sign this.  After signature, this bill will become law on July 1st.

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