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Supply Chain Issues Continue To Bedevil Region

By Gordon HopkinsEffects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic include both continuing supply chain disruption and a shortage of workers, which is being felt across the county. A statement issued by the White House explains, “Entire industries that shrank dramatically during the pandemic, such as the hotel and restaurant sectors, are now trying to reopen.”The statement also notes, “These shortages and supply-chain disruptions are significant and widespread—but are likely to be transitory.”That statement was issued in July. It is now October and the supply chain disruptions continue, resulting in delays in obtaining needed products and materials a...


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