The Reopening Debate

Posted by on May 7, 2020 in Current Events
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How will reopening the economy affect workers during the coronavirus crisis?

This week’s story update on Election Central looks once more on the tensions surrounding the debate of restarting the nation’s economy during the COVID-19 crisis.

It seems like a lifetime ago that we were able to eat at a restaurant, shop at the mall, check out a book from the library, or get a haircut. If you’re like a lot of people, you might be feeling eager to get things back to “normal” as soon as possible. But is that a good idea? Across the country, leaders are trying to find a balance between keeping people safe, and getting the economy up and moving again. Here, Election Central takes a closer look at the reopening debate.

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