Bos says recovery from COVID-19 will be harder unless legislators, Pritzker change spending

Republican House candidate Chris Bos is doing all he can to make sure Illinois remains what it’s always been in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.

“I think there has been some overreach in terms of what’s being shut down by our local government,” Bos, now running against incumbent Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville) in the 51st District, told the Lake County Gazette. “It’s not what’s happening in many other states, only those run by Democratic leaders.”

In nearby Champaign, a city ordinance has been enacted that gives the mayor and city council the power to do everything from limit gun sales to ration utilities and seize private property. The newly approved legislation also grants leaders the power to impose emergency curfews, bar residents from public buildings and shutter businesses over at least the next month. ...

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“Whenever this is behind us, it’ll make it harder for some businesses to justify rebuilding in our communities.” - Chris Bos

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By Glenn Minnis. Read the full article here.

Originally posted on March 26, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.