While some states have either completely reopened their economies or are in the process of phased re-openings, in others COVID-19 cases are increasing significantly and experts warn further shut-downs may be necessary to avoid large spikes. The public within these states pay close attention to leadership decisions. How does this shape perceptions of state governments and states as places to live and work? This question is examined by Christopher Witko, professor of public policy and political science and associate director of Penn State's School of Public Policy, in a recent post at Three Streams Blog.
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