We were always going to need to find the line of acceptable covid-19 cases and deaths, and it seems like that line is being drawn right around “There’s a widely available vaccine that will keep you out of the hospital.”
Under the change, the $75-per-dependant aid, which was approved by the Legislature last year, would drop to $24 on Sept. 6 at the same time the federal increase expires.
The state needs some form of the legislation in place before the end of the month or else it will lose out on roughly $8 million in boosted federal support for the state’s food stamp program.
The $250 fine is the penalty prescribed for the first offense of not wearing a mask in the capitol building and is, to the best of our knowledge, the first time that such a fine has been levied in the building despite Reinbold’s repeated refusal to follow the masking rules.
The long-awaited rollout of the Senate Finance Committee’s version of legislation extending the state’s covid-19 disaster declaration didn’t feature any talk about case rates, hospital…
Now THAT is an Eagle Exit.
“You can have a choice if you want to stay, we have a mask for you.”
Time to make up for lost time.
The Senate will not be shutting down.