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The Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona.

Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake are urging federal officials to inspect a drainage tunnel that runs beneath the DeConcini port of entry in Nogales because it could potentially collapse. Read more»

Though the Mariposa Port of Entry processes hundreds of thousand of trucks each year, it pales in comparison to some ports located in California and Texas. About 300,000 commercial vehicles pass through every year on their way into the United States, and it’s one of the busiest ports on the border.

About 300,000 commercial vehicles pass through the Mariposa Port of Entry every year on their way into the United States, and it’s one of the busiest ports on the border. The government spent nearly $200 million to add booths and inspection spaces to help reduce wait times. So far, it appears to be working, but there is some debate about how effective the renovation has been. Read more»

Obama's limousine.

In these troubled economic times, it is perhaps not surprising that the federal government is a bit touchy on the question of just how many limousines it owns and operates. But now it turns out that even defining a limousine is a complex topic worthy of a government memo. Read more»