Target economic aid to help those in need

It's good that President Joe Biden and members of Congress, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and members of the Alaska Legislature are all talking about doing more to help people hurt financially by the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting damage to the economy. The harm to people's lives and livelihoods has been terrible and, in many cases, long term.

But not everyone needs help, and we should not use the state and federal treasuries for one-size-fits-all solutions.

Workers who have been able to stay on the job from home; workers considered essential who have gone to the office, store or factory and collect...


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