California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday the state will expand small business pandemic benefits to $4 billion, and allocate an additional $1 billion to workers displaced during the pandemic.
Small business owner Pam Nusser and gubernatorial candidate John Cox joined “America Reports” to respond to Newsom’s legislation, arguing small businesses are competing with the government for workers.
“We have had ads for over two months for cooks and servers, and either we don’t get any applicants or when we get them, they don’t show up,” Nusser said. “People are demanding a certain amount of money per hour that is just totally ridiculous, or they are wanting cash. We can’t compete with the government right now.”
Nusser emphasized that additional stimulus checks won’t help small businesses.
“We don’t want handouts. We want to work. We don’t want to be applying, sitting there on our computers, applying for money. We don’t need money. We need workers,” Nusser
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