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Rep. Kelly and local deli owner hail Restaurant Revitalization Fund as a lifesaver

Alice Davis, owner of Bergstein's Deli, with her daughter, Rachel, talks about the impact federal assistance had on the business during the pandemic. From left, behind her, is Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez, U.S. Rep Robin Kelly and Chicago Heights Alderman George Brassea. (Nick Ulanowski/H-F Chronicle)

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Il, said she was proud to have voted for the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund, and Alice Davis, the owner of Bergstein's NY Deli in Chicago Heights, said that without the money from that fund Bergstein’s and other south suburban restaurants would’ve gone out of business during the pandemic.

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