Infrastructure and Trade
Investing in our infrastructure -- including the I-11 corridor, modernizing roads and bridges throughout the state, and ensuring sufficient infrastructure for our tribal nations -- is a great example of an investment that the state can make right now and will quickly begin yielding real benefits.
Our location along the border with Mexico provides us with a natural advantage, yet we lag far behind other border states in cross-border trade.
Arizona should do all it can to help ensure the successful development of a deepwater port in Puerto Peñasco, or Rocky Point, which would immediately create a much higher demand for goods and services from Arizona. Investing in our infrastructure can help Arizona gain ground in this critical area.