By Roger Harnack
The Journal 

Franklin County the first to reopen

 

Last updated 4/23/2020 at 4:59pm



PASCO — Gov. Jay Inslee’s time has expired, at least in Franklin County.

Five minutes into the county commissioners’ 9 a.m. meeting today, April 21, commissioners voted unanimously to reject provisions under Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-home quarantine order.

Commissioner Clint Didier moved to reopen the county; the motion was seconded by Commissioner Brad Peck.

“I move that Franklin County end recognition of the governor’s stay-at-home emergency proclamation that is now deemed unconstitutional,” Didier said. “We support the reopening for all builders and small businesses that wan...



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