Small Businesses & Women Especially Need US to Reopen
During the height of the pandemic, local and state leaders consistently argued that business operations needed to be restricted, until the U.S. had a viable vaccine. Well, that day has arrived. More than 14 million injections have been given—averaging roughly 775,000 doses administered daily in the last week. As governments work to distribute the vaccine, it’s time to reopen.
Even Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York —one of the country’s most ardent supporters of strict lockdowns—concurs. The governor recently tweeted, “[w]e simply cannot stay closed until the vaccine hits critical mass. The cost is too high. We will have nothing left to open. We must reopen the economy, but we must do it smartly and safely.”
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