GOP Skinny Bill Does Not Achieve Scale Needed to Support Small Biz

Today, the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC), released the following statement regarding the Senate’s recently-proposed “skinny” Coronavirus stimulus package, which contains no direct aid to the nation’s 500,000 independent restaurants and bars:“The ‘skinny’ bill in the Senate does not do nearly enough to help hard-hit independent restaurants. 1 in 4 Americans who lost their jobs during this pandemic are restaurant employees, and the industry as a whole is America’s second-largest private-sector employer. We need direct relief in order to survive, which is why over 220 Republicans and Dem…

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