We will be joined by Stephen McAllister, Executive Director, Eastern Region, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (based in Providence, RI) Stephen P. McAllister is the Executive Director of the Eastern Region for the US Chamber of Commerce. The eastern region covers the six New England states, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia and Maryland. Steve works with chambers of commerce, members of Congress in each state, their staffs, trade associations and the media across the region to support the US Chamber’s agenda. The US Chamber’s goal is “to generate stronger, more robust economic growth, create jobs, and expand opportunity for all Americans”. Steve also has experience working in both federal and state government. Steve was Director of Advance for Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee (D-RI) and also a Constituent and Community Liaison for United States Senator John E. Sununu (RNH).
Steve will provide an update on where the Congress is on Phase 4 of the CARES Act legislation and will break down the differences between the House and the Senate priorities for Phase 4. Topics like liability protections for business, state and local aid packages, childcare and other issues that will pop up between now and the presentation.