A New Way To Think About 'Essential' & 'Nonessential' Business Classifications In Kansas
Conservative groups in Kansas are making an argument for moving away from the essential-nonessential business designation that has proliferated since the pandemic.
Figuring out which businesses are essential and nonessential during a pandemic can be a hairy ordeal. That's why some conservative groups say states and counties should instead be determining which businesses are safe and which are not — so that a bar with a tricked-out ventilation system, rigorous social distancing and no karaoke can still be allowed to open.
- Ryan Kriegshauser, Kansas attorney and legal counsel for the Trust Kansas Coalition