PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Owners of hair salons and barbershops are petitioning Governor Wolf, asking him to allow them to reopen under the yellow phase.
The petition uses other states as an example of being able to safely reopen.READ MORE: Police Investigating After Body Recovered From Allegheny River
“Do you go bankrupt or do you open?” Asked Emilio Cornacchione, co-founder of Izzazu Salon. “The reality is that’s not what we want to do. We want to be able to open and prove that we can do it amicably.”READ MORE: Ohio Twp. Police Officer And His K9 Help Rescue Missing Man Who Fell Down Hillside
They say they can provide their services while keeping customers safe.
Some owners say they are considering opening on June 1 with or without the governor’s approval.MORE NEWS: Pa. State Police Investigating Fatal Crash In Washington Co.
Gov. Wolf has already vetoed a bill that would have granted waivers to hair salons.