Sunday, August 2, 2020

Politically-reckless WI right-wing pols spread COVID-borne business loses

Disease and economic decay will further worsen if Wisconsin's GOP Death Cult torches Evers' masking order.

Recent events make that personal and private-sector harm measurable, predictable and inevitable.

* Blog headline and message, July 15.

Wisconsin's COVID-19 policy stupidity may shrink Chicago visitors' spending here

WI Supreme Court Justice wrote the opinion sought by GOP legislative leaders which prevented the extension of Gov. Evers' Safer-at-Home COVID-19 prevention program.
Fewer visits to Wisconsin vacation destinations, restaurants, stores and other businesses which Chicagoland customers are said to frequent for lower sales taxes that are part of an overall lower cost of living in Wisconsin than in Chicago.
* Journal Sentinel headline and message sixteen days later, July 31.
'This has been the year of worry': Wisconsin tourism businesses are concerned with Chicago's new travel restrictions
Since Friday, anyone traveling from Wisconsin to Chicago is required to quarantine for 14 days 
The decision by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 as Wisconsin's case numbers spike. 
But some Wisconsin business owners worry the policy could diminish tourism, dealing yet another blow to the struggling economy. 

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