- July 11, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Have our elected leaders already forgotten that we are emerging from a public health and economic crisis that crippled millions of small businesses? Don’t they remember that fear, uncertainty, and health commissioners forced restaurants like ours and countless other small businesses to close or significantly scale back their business? Could they have possibly missed that the most successful small businesses during the pandemic were the digitally advanced ones that transitioned smoothly to e-commerce?
I have to think that Congress has completely forgotten. Just as Ohio is returning to “normal,” the House Judiciary Committee voted for new laws that rewrite the rules of the digital economy and undermine all the progress that small businesses made during the pandemic. Once again, Congress demonstrates that they do not care how their political crusade against Big Tech impacts small businesses.
When the pandemic hit, our family was…