LR mayor issues declaration of emergency over coronavirus concerns


LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. announced Thursday that he is making a declaration for emergency for the capital city.

According to the mayor’s Twitter page, he has made the verbal declaration and a formal written declaration will follow later.

According to the mayor’s tweet, “This declaration is preemptive and allows the City to receive additional resources from the state and federal governments, if needed.”

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