It has now been more than two weeks since the American people went to the polls to cast ballots in the General Election, and despite what many conspiracy-minded people believed, the deadly coronavirus pandemic is still with us.
The coronavirus continues to spread in Iowa with new cases and more deaths confirmed every day – and our governor is not effectively corralling all of her powers to fight it.
The New York Times reported this morning that more than half of the people living on this planet are under a stay-at-home order as part of the global effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. That includes most Americans, but a few holdout states, such as Iowa, have stubbornly resisted.
Now that local banks are gearing up to assist the federal government in its effort to provide small businesses with financial relief, it’s time to get ready to apply.
Now that Jackson and Clinton counties have confirmed cases of COVID-19 (one in Jackson and five in Clinton), area residents have many questions.
The United States now has 113,000 confirmed COVID cases, the most of any country in the world. So much for President Donald Trump’s claims weeks ago that “we have it totally under control” and “it will all work out well.”