COVID Relief Now Coalition Release New Ad Calling on Congress to Act


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.


In a recent letter sent to Congress, the coalition highlighted the millions of jobs, small businesses, and vital government services that are on the line.


It stated, “If Congress fails to act, millions of employees will be furloughed or terminated; millions of unemployed Americans will lose their unemployment insurance pandemic benefits; hundreds of thousands of companies will be at risk of closing their doors forever; and the vast majority of state and local governments will have to curtail critical services in order to balance budgets due to a decline in tax revenue.”


Steering committee members for the coalition include: American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), International Franchise Association, National Association of Counties (NAC), National Conference for State Legislatures (NCSL), National Governors Association (NGA), National League of Cities, National Restaurant Association, National Retail Federation, U.S. Conference of Mayors, U.S. Travel Association, Society of Independent Show Organizers, International Council of Shopping Centers, Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), American Gaming Association, American Apparel & Footwear Association, Small Business Entrepreneurship (SBE) Council, and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and Go Live.


View the video at https://bit.ly/2VlitKF.


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