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erienewsnow.com 11 Jan, 2022 21:15 am

Welcoming immigrants would cool off inflation, US Chamber of Commerce CEO says - Erie News Now

Welcoming immigrants would cool off inflation, US Chamber of Commerce CEO says - Erie News Now
By Matt Egan, CNN Business

"If we can alleviate the worker shortage, it might be the fastest thing to do to impact inflation," Clark said."If bureaucrats and elected officials don't stop getting in the way, we will stop them," Clark said.We should welcome people who want to come here, go to school and stay," Chamber of Commerce CEO Suzanne Clark told reporters during a press conference on Tuesday."We do still have leaders who think the government needs to step in and impose a heavy hand," Clark told reporters during a virtual press conference.

" Clark added that ramping up immigration would help to ease the supply chain disruptions that are at the heart of the inflation spike, including the shortage of truck drivers."Every time a problem comes up in the economy, whether it's inflation or supply chain bottlenecks, some in the administration are suggesting that 'Ah, the culprit must be this solution that's our preexisting agenda," Bradley said.

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