Pa. Economic Agency Head Faces Questions About COVID-19 Forced Business Closures
Last updated 3/4/2021 at 11:18am
The head of a Pennsylvania agency tasked with granting or denying businesses non-closure waivers in the early days of COVID-19 was in the hot seat recently as he faced a House panel.
While the state House Appropriations Committee typically takes a forward-looking view at operations out of Harrisburg, many of the questions and comments legislators lobbed at Dennis Davin, secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development, looked back at the past year.
Davin, who likened some of the comments about decision-making in the early days of the pandemic to "Monday morning quarterbacki...