Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Guv Parson & Mayor Q Downplay COVID-19 Second Wave Lock Down Risk
Not exactly an assurance but politicos simply offering their best guess as the China lockdown doubles down . . .
KSHB: Gov. Parson, Mayor Lucas don't anticipate future COVID-19 lockdowns
Deets on how the two politicos show a bit of solidarity and different approaches . . .
"It's really important for our state to move forward and we all have to realize we’ve got to be able to deal with the virus and the economy at the same time and get people back out there," Parson said. While touring the new Burns and McDonnell expansion, both pointed out the importance of strengthening the workforce. Parson said he's confident the state will get back to a low unemployment rate similar to last year. Mayor Lucas said reopening will still involve following protocols like social distancing and wearing masks. "I think everybody recognizes there has been a spike in cases here in the Kansas City area," Lucas said. "So, we'll call on them at this point to look at what institutions are doing, to not patronize businesses that aren't following the rules, but continue to push out health department guidance."
Developing . . .