Recent News Category: News

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Labor Meets The Port That Works
A port community with all these exceptional benefits and active projects requires skilled and abundant labor. Local universities, colleges, technical schools, school districts and workforce development leaders are partnering with
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Strategic Partnership Seeks to Close the Digital Divide in Brownsville

Community-wide survey kicks off campaign to help identify connectivity needs

August 26, 2020 (Brownsville, TX)The City of Brownsville, in partnership with seven strategic local stakeholders
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2020 Notice of Tax Rates in Brownsville Navigation District
This notice concerns the 2020 property tax rates for the Brownsville Navigation District. This notice provides information about two tax rates used in adopting the current tax year's tax rate.
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Construction Begins for South Port Connector Road
Brownsville, Texas – August 10, 2020 – Construction for the South Port Connector Road began today, August 10, 2020, a critical project aimed at improving urban traffic and access to
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Court Dismisses Lawsuit by City of Port Isabel Against Port of Brownsville Over LNG Leases
Brownsville, Texas – August 7, 2020 – On Aug. 5th, a state district court dismissed a lawsuit against the Port of Brownsville by the City of Port Isabel related to
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Port Directory Feature: Trade with Mexico

The Port of Brownsville’s proximity to Mexico, Latin America’s second-largest economy, uniquely positions the port as the nation’s key transshipment gateway delivering goods and commodities to nearby multinational manufacturing

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Growing Forward: Establishing Financial Excellence
Editor’s Note: This article is featured in the new edition of the Port of Brownsville Directory.  

With operating revenue records in five of the last six years, it’s now

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When the Bell Rings: Honoring U.S. Merchant Mariners
By John Reed/Brownsville Navigation District Chairman This Memorial Day, as we rightfully honor the military men and women who gave their lives winning and protecting our freedoms, let us not forget
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84 Years Strong: Port Observes Anniversary
[caption id="attachment_6581" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Crowds gather to kick off the celebration of the opening of the Port of Brownsville on May 16, 1936.
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Port of Brownsville’s Foreign Trade Zone Drives Record-Setting $9 Billion of Combined Import and Export Value

FTZ No. 62 continues to power economic progress in the Rio Grande Valley and bring value to the Port of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 5, 2020) -- Foreign Trade
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Commemorating the Fifth Annual Western Hemisphere Ports Day
BY JOHN REED, CHAIRMAN, BROWNSVILLE NAVIGATION DISTRICT April 5th marks the fifth annual Western Hemisphere Ports Day, which recognizes the port industry’s key role in creating logistics and manufacturing jobs
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COVID-19 Update – Port of Brownsville Remains in Service
Dear Colleagues and Business Partners, In recent weeks, governments at the local, state and federal level have taken specific actions to curb and limit the spread of COVID-19. As of today,
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Mensaje a Nuestra Comunidad Sobre el COVID-19
17 de marzo de 2020 Conscientes de la situación de salud actual por la propagación del COVID-19, el Puerto de Brownsville se mantiene atento a las medidas de precaución recomendadas por
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An Advisory to Our Community Regarding COVID-19
April 6, 2020 Dear Colleagues and Business Partners, In recent weeks, governments at the local, state and federal level have taken specific actions to curb and limit the spread of COVID-19. As
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GFOA Recognizes Port of Brownsville for Excellence in Financial Reporting
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — For the eighth consecutive year, the Brownsville Navigation District Finance Department earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of