Coronavirus pandemic creates opportunities for improving transportation, education, Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka says –

Endorsing the idea of a “phased in” reopening of the state’s economy, Senate President Karen Spilka told business leaders on Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic could present opportunities to begin repairing transportation infrastructure and to elevate as a priority early education and child care.  Spilka, an Ashland Democrat, was the featured speaker in a virtual event hosted by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Forced to lead during an unprecedented time, Spilka said the Senate was working to be as “nimble” as it could be, but like most other people lacked the ability to see all the challenges that lie ahead.

Read the source article at