SEC survey shows bleak economic outlook
July 30, 2020
The Southeast Conference released the results of a business survey the organization conducted in June that shows all responding businesses, including those in Petersburg, reporting significant financial losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"It's basically a snapshot where businesses in the region think the economy is going," said Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Board Vice President Dave Kensinger. "We see the survey, and it's pretty grim."
A total of 460 businesses from 23 communities in Southeast Alaska responded to the yearly business survey. Of those respondents, 45 were from Pet...