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‘Left Out’ Businesses Request Relief for Lingering Virus Effects

May 18, 2021, 7:46 PM

Theme parks, equipment rental companies, ski slopes, and travel agents are among the businesses claiming they’ve been “left out” of pandemic aid and joined forces to call on Congress and the Biden administration to help their bottom lines before they face financial ruin.

The swath of industries formed a new group called the Economic Bridge Coalition to push for their cause amid the country’s slow re-opening from coronavirus restrictions and as Americans’ reluctance to attend large gatherings continues.

The coalition said most of the businesses that make up its dozen association members lost 25% to 100% of their revenue from ...

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