Instead of hurricanes, Hillsborough’s emergency group faces a different storm. Elected leaders, sitting as the Emergency Policy Group, face criticism over their coronavirus responses.
Hillsborough Commission Chairman Les Miller, who heads the Emergency Policy Group, listens during the group's March 12 meeting. Behind is County Administrator Mike Merrill. The emergency group faces criticism over its handling of a stay at home order and proposals for a nighttime curfew and mandatory wearing of face coverings while doing essential services. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE | Times]
"Chronister has beclowned himself."
"He is a walking separation of powers violation. He needs to resign from the Emergency Policy Group"