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County letter to Inslee apropos

 

January 21, 2021



On Tuesday, Whitman County commissioners agreed to send to a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee calling on him to rescind the newest of his phased-in, coronavirus reopening plans. We strongly support the move.

Our commissioners are joining leaders in Franklin and Yakima counties who, too, are pushing for the “Healthy Washington-Roadmap to Recovery” to be abandoned. Like Inslee’s other phased-in reopening schemes, this plan offers another false carrot, but a very real stick — especially in rural areas.

This new plan essentially replaces local health districts with regional authorities manage...



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