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Senate Minority Leader Schoesler reacts to quarantine extension

Gov. Inslee extends 'stay home' order to May 4

 

Last updated 4/5/2020 at 9:58am

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville

RITZVILLE - Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler doesn't agree with extending the statewide quarantine until May 4 due to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak.

Responding to Bainbridge Island Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee's order last night to extend his "stay home" order until May 4, Schoesler, R-Ritzville, said there has to be some flexibility for the state's rural and other areas.

"We're not out of the woods, yet," Gov. Inslee said. "This order is not only necessary, it's morally necessary."

"The economic realities are going to come crashing real fast," Sen. Schoesler said, noting that too many Wa...



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