Making the Sec. 559 Program Permanent

Border Trade Alliance Chairman Russ Jones was quoted in a press release issued by U.S. Representative Will Hurd following the passage of this critical legislation. “The public-private partnership that has been made possible by Section 559 is an example of the types of policy reforms we should be pursuing more of to improve the cross-border trade environment,” Border Trade Alliance Chairman Russ Jones said. “Sec. 559 has created a commonsense mechanism for local border communities to meet their own unique agency staffing and port of entry infrastructure needs. We commend Rep. Hurd and his colleagues for their hard work to ensure that this successful program is extended permanently.”

Read the full release here.