On Thursday, December 3, tThe Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to Washington Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse in support of a proposed $908 billion COVID-19 relief package.
“Many Tri-Citians are unemployed and businesses are shutting down or getting ready for layoffs,” the letter reads. “It is imperative that Congress respond immediately under these circumstances.”
The letter also urges the relief package to contain additional unemployment insurance that would provide extra benefits, additional funding of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), an easier and faster PPP forgiveness process, and a liability provision to temporarily block pandemic-related lawsuits.
Read the letter in it's entirety below.
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