Representative David Byrd: District 71
Capitol Hill Update
May 7, 2020
Safer at Home Executive Order Expires, Economic Reboot
Gov. Bill Lee’s Safer at Home Executive Order expired this past week as Tennessee’s phased economic reboot officially began. Plans to safely and swiftly reopen sectors of our economy are currently moving forward.
The Safer at Home Order was originally issued to further mitigate the spread of Covid-19, flatten the virus curve and preserve hospital capacity. The order aimed to reduce an anticipated surge of patients so workers on the frontlines battling this virus would not be overwhelme...