Press-Telegram (Long Beach)

Newsom should just order schools to reopen now

- — Kenneth Taylor, Irvine — Harold Breen, Capistrano Beach

Gov. Newsom, put the children back in school and quit playing politics with their lives.

Why not find a reason to open the schools instead of looking for reasons not too?

Here is a good reason to open schools: my great granddaugh­ter has been attending school for the last year.

She attends a private school with about 250 students from grades 1 thru 8, where they follow these rules:

All class rooms practice social distance and everyone wears a mask.

They are instructed to wash their hands and use sanitizers.

On the playground they stay with their own class.

During this entire time not one student or teacher has contracted COVID-19.

Is this so difficult for you to use the same rules or is the teachers union running the show?

If teachers do not wish to attend class then replace them but open the schools.

Not next month or the month after but next week. spread of the virus, with now 7 to 10 variants.

We may have to stay safe, wear masks, refrain from big parties, and so on, for more months. We don’t need one or two more big surges in cases and deaths. We have to fight the variants and get 70% or more of Americans vaccinated.

The stimulus should be sent specifical­ly to families with $55,000 or less annual income.

We should have some Republican senators to sign on and House Republican­s to sign on to a stimulus agreement so we can have at least some bipartisan cooperatio­n in our country at this difficult time.

Pork provisions and matters not germane to the points above should be eliminated. watchdog, fighting public sector unions’ abuse of the pension system and working to keep our economy strong.

That’s why he quickly earned the endorsemen­t from the influentia­l Lincoln Club of Orange County.

For decades, Moorlach has been a fierce champion of Orange County residents and has accomplish­ed something rare in politics today: He has repeatedly addressed problems on the horizon before they become cataclysmi­c policy failures that hurt Orange County.

When the county faced bankruptcy, it was Moorlach that had been sounding the alarm and helped pull us from the brink of financial ruin.

Time and again, Moorlach has led on critical issues and has proactivel­y worked to protect Orange County families.

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