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Biden’s economic agenda in action at Douglas port
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Biden’s economic agenda in action at Douglas port

In an op-ed, Cochise County Commissioner Ann English describes the need for a second port of entry to increase trade and protect community safety. The new commercial port project is now underway thanks to funding from the American Rescue Plan and the Biden administration’s investments in infrastructure.

In Biden’s State of the Union speech, he emphasized many of his administration’s accomplishments, namely on the economy. It may be hard to see the economic benefits in your day-to-day life. But look no further than Cochise County to see his work in action.

Here in Douglas, our economy relies on the Douglas Port of Entry. Goods, services, and local residents pass through the port on a daily basis. But for decades, the port has become increasingly congested, posing economic and safety risks to our community.

The above excerpt was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star. Click here to view the full article.

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Ann English

Member, Cochise County Board of Supervisors

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