News Flash

City of San Luis

Posted on: March 1, 2018

CITY OFFICIALS ATTEND GOVERNOR’S INTERNATIONAL STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

28070361_1686704331367936_8806998953333715563_o

San Luis, Arizona — Last week, Mayor Gerardo Sanchez and Vice-Mayor Maria Cecilia Ramos attended the 13th Annual Governor’s International State of the State address in Paradise Valley, Arizona.  In his address, hosted by the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey reported that Arizona’s international relationships have never been stronger and the opportunities to prosper have never been greater.

Arizona’s international trade relations are crucial to our state’s growing economy.  According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Arizona ranked 19th in the United States with total exports in international trade valued at $19.8 billion in 2008.  Arizona’s top trading partner (“times four”, noted Ducey) is Mexico with total exports valued at $15.49 billion; China is the second largest trading partner, while Canada is third. 

For Arizona, strong trade partnerships means more jobs for the sunshine State. More than 230,000 Arizona jobs depend on trade with Mexico and Canada.  During a panel discussion with guests Mexico Undersecretary Carlos Sada and Canada Ambassador David MacNaughton, Ambassador MacNaughton applauded Arizona for strengthening the economic ties with the international community and remarked, “Arizona: keep on doing what you’re doing.”  

“I was fortunate to personally thank Governor Doug Ducey for his incredible leadership and support with our ports of entry,” said Mayor Sanchez. “Governor Ducey also thanked me and the Mayor of Douglas for our leadership and hard work,” he added. “We are getting 17 additional lanes to our port of entry, and 234 million dollars to rebuild it, once it is approved. I am very proud of the City of San Luis and very proud of the people who are working hard to make it better,” concluded Mayor Sanchez.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in City of San Luis

CITY OF SAN LUIS FIRE CHIEF RETIRES

Posted on: February 22, 2018

SAN LUIS CITY HALL CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

Posted on: November 22, 2017
spooktacular17

DAY OF THE DEAD SPOOKTACULAR FESTIVAL

Posted on: October 26, 2017

2017 Off-Road Expo

Posted on: October 19, 2017
City Hall Lights up Purple

CITY HALL TURNS PURPLE LIGHTS ON

Posted on: October 2, 2017
Baseball Fiesta

MEXICAN BASEBALL FIESTA

Posted on: September 27, 2017
new ambulances

NEW AMBULANCES FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Posted on: September 21, 2017
Capture

ROAD CLOSURE AT COUNTY 22ND STREET

Posted on: August 29, 2017
County 22nd Street Road Closure

COUNTY 22ND STREET ROAD CLOSURE

Posted on: July 26, 2017
20

CITY COUNCIL APPOINTS NEW VICE MAYOR

Posted on: July 18, 2017
hurricane-preparedness.jpg

Safety during and after a storm

Posted on: September 9, 2015