Representatives Sanchez and Vargas tour the area PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 07:35

(Ranking Congresswoman tours the area)…Representative Loretta Sanchez spent the last two days in the area.

 Sanchez represents Orange County, and is a ranking member on the Homeland Security Committee. Monday Sanchez toured the Mexicali West Port of Entry project, and met with General Secretary of Government Affairs in Mexicali Licenciado Francisco Antonio Garcia Burgos. They met in the Government offices at the Centro Civico in Mexicali.. Sanchez toured the Calexico Port of Entry before meeting with Tom Topuzes from Tenaska Solar. Following a tour of the Heber Ormat Geothermal Plant, the Congressional Representative met with the County Board of Supervisors. The Supervisors discussed their concerns with what they say is a flawed Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The EIS was prepared for the location decision for the Navy’s Homebasing of the F-35C Fighter squadron.. Tuesday Sanchez was joined by the Local Congressman Juan Vargas. They toured the Salton Sea and Red Hill Marina with Supervisors John Renison and Ryan Kelley. The Representatives met with Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Ray Castillo, local Calexico officials and the Border Ad Hoc committee.