The Unpopularity of Rule by Emergency Decree

This post is from the free edition of Heartland Intelligence. Please subscribe for our exclusive, premium monthly research report and other updates. As the coronavirus pandemic hit in early 2020, state and local executives issued emergency orders to respond to this unprecedented health situation. This included orders shutting down businesses deemed non-essential, prohibiting social gatherings, putting evictions in abeyance, and even ordering people to stay in their homes.

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