Republican candidate Bos hopes legislature can end governor's illegal COVID-19 mandates

Republican State House candidate Chris Bos is hoping lawmakers in Springfield are ready to teach Gov. J.B. Pritzker an undeniable lesson when they reconvene in the General Assembly.

“I’m hopeful that the legislature is ready to fully define for the governor what 30 days mean,” Bos told the Lake County Gazette. "That’s the law; that he can impose a state of emergency like his stay-at-home order for 30 days. That’s a good thing, because in this case I don’t think the governor has a pulse or handle on what these communities are across the state want to see and are in need of.”

Bos, now running against incumbent Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville) in the 51st District, said the governor lobbing threats only makes things worse. ...

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“We’ve got to strike a balance. We don’t want to see the number of preventable deaths skyrocket because of things like poverty and depression.” - Chris Bos

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By Glenn MinnisRead the full article here.

Originally posted on May 21, 2020 by Lake County Gazette.