McHenry County mayors desire out of Northeast Location in Pritzker’s Restore Illinois opinion – WGN TV Chicago


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MCHENRY COUNTY, Sick. —  Leaders in McHenry County desire out of the Northeast Location below Gov. JB Pritzker’s Restore Illinois opinion.

McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks acknowledged he’s lobbying on behalf of his constituents, americans and industrial homeowners. He acknowledged McHenry County must peaceable not be segment of the Northeast Location which involves the Metropolis of Chicago.

Franks is main a coalition of McHenry County mayors, 25 of them, who are appealing to the governor to reconfigure the regional draw.

At existing McHenry is segment of the Northeast sector however their COVID-19 positives are lower than other counties within the community enough acknowledged Franks to be handled in a totally different diagram.

“Our numbers are great varied,” Franks acknowledged. “I'm able to bellow you where I reside in Marengo, I’m 62 miles some distance flung from the town of Chicago and it’s a fully varied world.”

In a letter to the governor it reads in segment, “…Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot enacted changes to the Restore Illinois Notion to contend with her city’s challenging circumstances. In an analogous diagram, McHenry County has challenging circumstances that carry out it no less challenging, and no less deserving of further overview.”

At his each day coronavirus briefing, Pritzker acknowledged the draw changed into as soon as drawn the type it changed into as soon as on sage of oldsters would possibly presumably simply reside in a single residence and commute to one other — akin to an major more populated Cook County and Chicago which carries the larger danger of getting and passing on the virus.

“That’s why there’s a hazard to of us that reside interior reach, dash to and from work and possess the likely to lift the virus serve-and-forth,” Pritzker acknowledged.

However Franks on behalf of his coalition acknowledged sure, some americans dash to and from however with the simply social distancing and other guidelines in Segment 3, security and helping companies and workers attain not must be mutually distinctive.

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