Missouri’s Senate Leader Disappointed in Vote on Public Health Bill

Missouri’s Senate leader is disappointed in the Senate’s rejection of legislation aimed at preventing cities and counties from imposing public health orders that restrict the operation of businesses and schools for more than 15 calendar days in a 180-day period. Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz tells our Missourinet affiliate KTUI that health orders must be based on science:

Schatz, whose district includes Franklin and west St. Louis counties, tells KTUI that many of his constituents are upset with St. Louis County Executive Sam Page’s COVID-related shutdowns.