ROMA, Texas – The North American Development Bank and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar recently hosted a press conference to announce new federal funding for Roma, Texas.
In total, NADBank is providing $835,000 for Roma. Some of the funds will help in the restoration of Roma’s historic suspension bridge and some will be used for the acquisition of a new compactor for the city’s landfill site.
Before the press conference, which was held at the entrance to the suspension bridge, NADBank and Cuellar hosted a town hall meeting at Roma City Hall.
In the audience was Iliana Alamar Garcia Garcia, secretary of economic development and tourism for the City of Miguel Aleman. She thanked NADBank and Congressman Cuellar for assisting Mexico in ongoing studies related to the rehabilitation of the suspension bridge.
Garcia spoke at both the town hall meeting and the press conference.
Here is an audio recording of her remarks at the town hall meeting:
Here is an audio recording of Secretary Garcia’s remarks at the press conference: