June 18, 2021
Business

State Rep. Pam Snyder co-sponsors bill that would expand business interruption policies | Local News

Despite having paid premiums that cover business interruptions, many bar and restaurant owners in Pennsylvania and around the country found that when their businesses were interrupted due to the coronavirus, insurance companies wouldn’t cover their losses.

In response, state Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Jefferson, is co-sponsoring a measure that would expand business interruption policies to include losses resulting over the last 14 months.

“I know what a tough business it is,” Snyder said at a Tuesday morning press conference in Harrisburg, noting that her parents operated a bar and restaurant for 30 years, and “I was literally raised in a bar and restaurant. These restaurants and bars should get what they pay for.”

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