Letter: Lawmakers should pass loan forgiveness
June 10, 2020
Millions of Americans are concerned about the continued impact the coronavirus pandemic will have on our economy.
As a result of the pandemic, hospitals and frontline workers nationwide are at the forefront of this fight both from a healthcare perspective and from an economic perspective. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is no exception.
Congress approved $175 billion in emergency provider grants, but not enough to prevent a deepening crisis. Hospitals alone will lose more than $200 billion through June, according to the American Hospital Association. Continued summer...