Dear Governor Lamont,
WHEREAS on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 you declared your intention to extend your emergency powers for five months beyond the September 8, 2020 expiration.

WHEREAS within the six month period of the original state of emergency and civil preparedness, you extended your executive authority well beyond policies that impact the public health and safety of your constituency, including but not limited to the creation of arbitrary standards for essential vs non-essential businesses leading to the shuttering and irreparable harm to numerous private companies, altering election administration, and overturning tenant-landlord contracts.

 

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