Opinion: Unemployment boost would have helped businesses

They would spend it at local businesses.

Unemployed people who would receive an extra $300 boost of entirely federal funds would not keep it in their pockets. They would spend it at local businesses. At a time when local businesses are trying to recover, they would benefit from those funds. Gov. Mike Dunleavy, should not refuse the federal funds. On behalf of the businesses in Alaska, he should pass the money through to his hurting constituents.

Joyanne Bloom,


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