The House Committee on Small Business is set to delve into the concerning issue of escalating crime rates and its repercussions on Main Street America. Titled "Crime on the Rise: How Lawlessness is Impacting Main Street America," the full committee hearing will feature testimonies from entrepreneurs, activists, law enforcement, and a restaurant operator. This critical discussion aims to shed light on the challenges faced by businesses, employees, and communities due to the surge in criminal activities
Notably, a restaurant operator will testify before Congress, providing insights into how rising crime rates adversely affect customers, employees, and overall business operations. The House Committee on Small Business, having approved the recommendation for the restaurant witness, will also hear from a police chief and a victim of anti-Semitism, broadening the scope of perspectives on the issue.
The Hearing is scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 11th, at 10:00 AM. It is open to the public and can be accessed online through the Committee's YouTube channel here.