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Lawmakers, business leaders raise alarms about dwindling federal aid as covid cases rise

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“While the U.S. economy continues to grow, the recovery has been uneven, and the negative effects of the rapid spread of new COVID-19 variants disproportionately impact businesses which rely upon in-person gathering to survive, including the restaurant, hospitality, fitness, live events, and travel industries,” wrote lawmakers including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) in a letter to congressional leaders.

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