The Chamber Connection:
News for our Members and the Regional Business Community
Welcome to the Chamber Connection, highlighting important information on what’s happening at the Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce. On this page, we highlight the chamber advocacy and recent chamber news and events and share important updates from our regional business community. We hope you find this information helpful and informative! Thank you for supporting the Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce.
September 24, 2021
Governor Inslee's Letter to President Biden
I am writing to urge immediate action to provide relief to residents of my state who are uniquely impacted by the ongoing restrictions on non–essential travel through land and ferry crossings by Canadians into the United States. Additionally, clarity from your administration is badly needed to understand the circumstances and conditions necessary to permit entry into the United States via these crossings
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2021
What’s it Going to Take?
The US Department of Transportation border crossing statistics at the Point Roberts border crossing paint a stark reality of the economic devastation that has plagued the community since the border closures at the onset of the pandemic – economic devastation that is getting little, if any attention from the US Government.
IN THE NEWS
Senator Murray Calls for Border Exemption for Point Roberts on Senate Floor
Senator Murray: “I’m here on the Senate floor today to make sure that President Biden and his administration understand me. At the very least, we need an emergency exemption from these restrictions for the Point Roberts community—and that exemption is long overdue.”
ICYMI: Senator Murray Calls on Homeland Security Secretary to Grant Border Exemption for Point Roberts – MORE HERE
CYMI: Senator Murray Statement on Continued Northern Border Closure – MORE HERE
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