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Pacific Coast Council

Making a difference in Trade Facilitation

January 30, 2019

It's hard to write this month's view from Washington DC, because politics has almost completely submerged reason back here: on the budget, immigration policy, appropriations and just about everything else, the tensions between the White House and the House of Representatives have become almost paralyzing.

The White House lost the majority in the House, which it enjoyed these past two years. Predictably, the Democratic majority in the House does not want to be seen as agreeing with just about anything that comes out of Trump's White House.
We've seen this before – just eight years ago. President Obama enjoyed House and Senate majority of his own party for the first two years of his term, and then lost that majority during the midterms....

December 18, 2018

While the media is full of stories of “the Wall” and speculation of what the incoming House Democratic Majority is going to have in store for Pres. Trump when they take office next year (investigation and impeachment), most Members of Congress and virtually everybody else on the ground here in DC, are focused on more practical aspects of governance.

First, will there be a government shutdown? Perhaps too glib, but, who cares? It would be nothing new; we all manage to survive these, every few years. It’s more about the threat of political blowback by the public, rather than the actual cessation of government services. Critical government services continue unabated. Social Security checks go out, the military remains funded, Customs and...

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About the PCC

The Pacific Coast Council of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Assns. Inc. (PCC) was established to further the interests of Pacific Coast freight forwarders and customs brokers, their customers, U.S. exporters and importers, and the entire international trade community. It is the primary goal of the PCC to foster the unimpeded flow of international trade along the U.S. Pacific Coast, and to assure the productive participation of forwarders and brokers.

The Five Pacific Coast Associations 

Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders Association of Washington State - https://www.cbiffawstrade.org/

Columbia River Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association - https://www.crcbfa.org/

Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of Northern California - https://cbfanc.org/

Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association - https://www.lacbffa.org/

San Diego Customs Brokers Association - http://www.sandiegobrokers.org/

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