Pennsylvania's Top Health Official Warns Against GOP Push to Reopen Businesses
April 16, 2020
Pennsylvania’s top health official warned lawmakers against legislation that would reopen some of the state’s businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine wrote a letter to the General Assembly discouraging passage of Senate Bill 613 because of an amendment that would conform the classification of essential businesses to the United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) advisory memorandum, rather than the more restrictive list used by Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration.
“Encouraging increased social movement of Pennsylvanians...