19 April 2020 – Seven States announce establishment of Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work and Restore the Economy

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: New York, CT, MA, RI, NJ, PA, DE
Lead People/Agency: State Governors.

Overview: Governors of NY, CT, MA, RI, NJ, PA, and DE jointly announce the appointees to a Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work and Restore the Economy. Each state appointed one health expert, one economic development expert, and the respective chief of staff. CT Governor Lamont stresses that this is a separate entity from the existing Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group,which is the localized, Connecticut-based panel of health, business, and education experts that will consult the CT government on re-opening.
Full details here: https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2020/04-2020/Governor-Lamont-Announces-Appointees-to-Multi-State-Council

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Evidence/Justification: Establishment of government advisory committee with both internal and external members.