COVID-19 Unintended Consequences Economic Downturn Affecting Many

COVID-19 Unintended Consequences Economic Downturn Affecting Many

Business leaders discuss the harsh reality for small businesses and those that they employ who are being severely affected as a result of the Ohio Health Department directives to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Greg Lawson, Senior Research Fellow at the Buckeye Institute and Larry Carlson, co-owner of The Original Mattress Factory (Ret), discuss the impact the closure of restaurants, stores, and small business is having on those who operate those businesses and those who are employed by them. 

Rob Walgate, Vice President of The American Policy Roundtable, breaks down the four-point press release that the Roundtable released earlier this week, addressing the unprecedented suspension of the Primary Election, the order for closure of businesses and the stay-at-home order by the OH Department of Health, and the need for expenditure of the Ohio Rainy-Day Fund to help with the Health Care Crisis. Click here to read the full release

 

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