Alfredo Ortiz: MLB Pulling ASG from Georgia Will 'Cost Upwards of $100 Million of Economic Damages'

Alfredo Ortiz: MLB Pulling ASG from Georgia Will 'Cost Upwards of $100 Million of Economic Damages'


Job Creators Network President and CEO Alfredo Ortiz on Monday reacted to Major League Baseball’s decision to pull its 2021 All-Star Game and Draft out of Atlanta over Georgia’s new election laws.

According to Ortiz, the decision to remove the two events will “cost upwards of $100 million of economic damages” to Georgia. The jobs expert pointed out that a lot of the businesses being hurt the most by a “misrepresentation” of the new law are “minority-owned businesses” that “desperately” needed the revenue.

“You know, representing small business owners across the country, and especially here in Georgia, of course, you know they are barely making it out of the COVID-19 crisis, out of this pandemic. And now they are faced under the Biden administration with potentially higher taxes, a higher minimum wage, more red tape and regulations, and now this. I mean, this was an opportunity that …

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