A state lawmaker says residents are demanding clear goalposts to aim to relax COVID-19 mitigations such as mask mandates.
Nearing 20 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, executive orders from Gov. J.B. Pritzker on a variety of things ranging from economic restrictions to masks in schools, have gone unchecked by the Democrat-controlled General Assembly.
Republican state Rep. Mark Batinick, R-Plainfield, said that has to change. “If the public can go to their Representative and their Representative can sit in committee and they can talk about what they’ve heard, there’s a little more buy in from the public and they’re likely to trust the mitigations,” Batinick said.
He wrote the governor a letter detailing a proposal with regionalized metrics to give assurances things like school mask mandates aren’t open ended.Lawmaker asks Pritzker for metrics needed to relax mask mandates – Illinois News Now
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