“I hope it doesn’t come to a travel ban. The Rogue Valley is highly tourist-dependent and depends on commerce from California but let’s get real about this the economy is not going to recover unless we get a lot better handle on this pandemic,” Ashland State Senator, Jeff Golden (D) said.
“I could save lives within state highways within the state of Oregon by simply banning travel, on the other side of that how would I implement that,” Linthicum said. “At what cost to turn all that off, and then what harm or opportunities lost would come from all of those travel opportunities.”
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