Dear Leaders:

With Election Day well behind us and most races settled, we renew our urgent request for action to help stave off further job loss on Main Street, especially as spiking coronavirus cases put economies across the country at further risk. A COVID RELIEF NOW Coalition survey of over 1,800 cities, counties and industry associations finds 80% of respondents indicating their financial health has been impacted negatively by COVID-19.

The time to advance the next round of COVID-related economic relief is now, during the 2020 lame-duck legislative session. Our country can’t wait until 2021. …


The COVID Relief NOW Coalition, a new coalition of more than 300 major public and private sector groups, today released a new ad, “Economic Relief Can’t Wait,” imploring Congress to pass additional COVID economic relief during the current lame duck session. The ad is running across digital platforms including Twitter, YouTube, Google, connected TVs and other online sites.

“Bottom line: the travel and tourism sector is projected to lose 4.5 million jobs by the end of the year, and the longer Washington waits to act on another relief round, more of those will be gone permanently,” said U.S. Travel Association…

COVID RELIEF NOW Coalition

COVID RELIEF NOW, a new coalition of nearly 300 major public and private sector groups across the U.S., is calling for Congress to take action NOW.

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