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Inslee orders Washingtonians to stay at
home to slow spread of coronavirus

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Posted By: Ron_lfp, 3/24/2020 10:50:02 AM

To combat the novel coronavirus, Gov. Jay Inslee is ordering Washington residents to stay at home, except for crucial activities. Residents can still leave to buy groceries, seek medical care and go to work at essential businesses, Inslee said in a live televised address Monday evening, and they can still engage in outdoor activities that can be done 6 feet away from others, such as walking and biking. But the new order requires the closure of nonessential business places and, the governor said, “is enforceable by law,” though broad crackdowns by officers aren’t expected. (snip) Any nonessential businesses still operating must close in 48 hours

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Is Gov Jay going to help small businesses get going again? He could forgive the B&O tax.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highvoltage 3/24/2020 11:24:48 AM (No. 356385)
Is it just me or is anyone else tired of these governors like Cuomo getting on TV droning on endlessly speaking in 'special English' (because folks are not smart)?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GO3 3/24/2020 11:26:11 AM (No. 356388)
Per my earlier reply. West of the Cascades this directive may help; east of the Cascades it's nonsensical.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 3/24/2020 11:26:26 AM (No. 356389)
So . . . I'm just curious. Do any of the people in these state's with home-lockdowns have animals they have to tend off premises? In my small town, no matter what's going on--hail or high water, rain, shine, snow, sleet, coronavirus, nuclear holocaust, etc.--the ranchers still have to check on their herds just about every day. Now during the spring, especially one as wet as it is here, they may not need to feed them much, but they still have to put out bloat blocks and make sure the animals are okay. Also, how do the urbanites walk their dogs? I sure hope the Abott Idiot doesn't try that in Texas. He'll have a rebellion on his hands starting with ME!
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