Like you, I have been following the daily developments of the coronavirus outbreak. I wanted to send you an update with some information that I hope you will find useful.
Over the past few weeks, much has changed about the world as we know it. We know that some people right here in Pierce County are experiencing coronavirus infections, and we hold them in our prayers along with the families of those in our state and throughout the world who have lost loved ones.
Before the legislature adjourned last week, we approved $200 million to be spent for the purpose of coronavirus response. This funding is being rapidly deployed to state and local agencies.