Texas Public Radio
Location: * Southwest, Texas
Beat: Business issues in Laredo and other border areas
Position: This reporter is based in Laredo and covers business border issues. Earlier this year, Laredo overtook the Port of Los Angeles as the nation’s busiest trade hub. There are many stories to be told about our economy and how border and trade policy impacts people here and around the country. There are also issues that deserve more scrutiny, such as the movement of illicit drugs and human smuggling across the border.
Reporter: Maria Mendez