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By Chris Corry
Rep., Washington 14th Legislative District 

Why I sued Jay Inslee

 


In May in conjunction with seven of our fellow Washingtonians, I filed lawsuit in federal court against Jay Inslee, in his capacity as governor, over the statewide Emergency Declaration he implemented. Here is why I did so.

We face a health crisis today not matched in the past century. Indeed, it is a crisis: abroad, domestically, in our state, and especially right here in Yakima County. Make no mistake, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc upon our economy, our health care system, and most substantially, in the number of lives it has taken. This is not a virus that will simply go away. The virus is trying to survive, (as viruses are want to do,) and we need to take every action reasonable as a soc...



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