Lauwers talks to restaurant owners on thumb area tour

A local state senator is holding a series of news conferences today with restaurant owners to draw attention to businesses and workers who have suffered during the indoor dining ban. Republican Senator Dan Lauwers says the continued shutdown of restaurants has devastated the industry and affected the livelihoods of countless workers. He says it’s time for the governor to hear their stories. Conferences are being held at restaurants in Yale, New Baltimore and Bad Axe.