It is evident that the Senate bill under consideration would “create more problems than it solves,” especially under the current economic uncertainty. As elections approach, Congress should consider addressing issues that consumers and voters care about, like inflation, and not destroy the competitive online marketplace that offers consumers more options at lower prices.
Prioritizing legislation that consumers don’t care about and that would ultimately harm them should not be a priority for Washington.
Krisztina Pusok and Steve Pociask are with the American Consumer Institute, a nonprofit educational and research organization. You can read the entire commentary in the Hill.