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Legislative “Hail Mary Pass” from Sen. Hinojosa to Rep. Canales generates remarkable victory for the City of Pharr and its Pharr International Bridge
As time was running out for state lawmakers in May 2021, a legislative “Hail Mary Pass” from Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, to Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, generated a remarkable victory for the City of Pharr and one of its prized economic engines, the Pharr International Bridge.
A “Hail Mary Pass” is a very long forward pass in American football, typically made in desperation, with great difficulty of achieving a completion. Due to the small chance of success, it makes reference to the Catholic Hail Mary prayer for help.