October 17, 2014

(El Centro, CA) – After a long wait and continuous uncertainty over an $11 million bond for the construction of the El Centro Aquatic Center, the state’s Department of Finance recently announced that those funds have been finally approved. With this funding, the City of El Centro can carry out its plans to build out the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Pavilion/Adams Park area with an aquatic center, replacing The Plunge, the old city pool demolished nearly 10 years ago.

October 02, 2014

 SB 1228 will provide infrastructure improvements along regional and federal trade corridors

(San Diego, CA) – A measure to provide infrastructure improvements along regional and federal trade corridors, authored by State Senator Ben Hueso, was signed by Governor Brown. SB 1228 maintains the Trade Corridors Improvement Fund (TCIF), which was set to expire fiscal year 2015-16. A press conference to discuss the bill will be held on Friday, October 3 at Cesar Chavez Park. 

September 05, 2014

(El Centro, CA) – After the unveiling of the newest project addition to the Imperial County workforce, Senator Ben Hueso spearheaded an economic roundtable discussion with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-BIZ) and the Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation (IVEDC). Senator Hueso focused the meeting on new project incentives, including market tax credits and renewable energy opportunities for the region.