Seven Midwestern states form coalition to plan reopening from shutdown

Seven Midwestern states form coalition to plan reopening from shutdown
Gretchen Whitmer (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – As mentioned before, this shouldn’t be accepted as merely a benign experiment in governmental organization.  No experiment in governmental organization is ever benign – or agenda-free.]

The governors of seven Midwestern states announced that they would be participating in a regional effort to reopen their states’ economies as coronavirus cases begin to level off.

The bipartisan coalition, which was announced Thursday, includes Democratic Govs. Tim Walz of Minnesota, Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, Tony Evers of Wisconsin, Andy Beshear of Kentucky, and J.B. Pritzker of Illinois, as well as Republican Govs. Mike DeWine of Ohio and Eric Holcomb of Indiana. The group effort follows a trend of states joining forces to coordinate their reopening, including coalitions in the Northeast and the West Coast. …

They continued: “Here in the Midwest, we are bound by our commitment to our people and the community. We recognize that our economies are all reliant on each other, and we must work together to safely reopen them …”

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