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By Cameron Sheppard
WNPA Bureau 

Governor unveils plans to help workers, renters and small businesses

Inslee predicts continued economic hardship during response to coronavirus


Last updated 3/20/2020 at 11:37am

Economic assistance to workers, renters and small businesses suffering from the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak will be provided by Governor Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 response plan.

Earlier this week, Inslee mandated a two-week closure of restaurants, bars, and entertainment facilities across the state in an effort to increase social distancing and reduce opportunities for the virus to spread.

As a result, many workers have found themselves suddenly out of work and wondering what they would do.

“We know we are heading for some really choppy economic waters,” Inslee admitted on Wedn...

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