Washington - Business Roundtable today released the following statement on President-elect Biden’s “American Rescue Plan”:
“Business Roundtable welcomes the announcement of President-elect Biden’s ‘American Rescue Plan’ and looks forward to working with the new Administration to defeat COVID-19 and restore jobs and economic growth.
“Business leaders applaud the incoming Administration on developing a strong national plan to scale up vaccination and testing, to protect vulnerable populations from infection, to improve vaccine surveillance and to address health disparities. Business Roundtable welcomes especially the new Administration’s focus on additional support for small businesses and additional support to allow schools to safely reopen, and we share their concern about finding ways to help individuals and families who continue to struggle during this time.
“We look forward to working with the Administration and congressional leaders on a bipartisan package to defeat the virus and ensure a strong economic recovery.”