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Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

"Just last week," Governor Newsom said Wednesday, "$2 billion in unemployment insurance claims were dispersed, just in one week." Read full article: Just over 3 percent of low-income Califo...→

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

"Just last week," Governor Newsom said Wednesday, "$2 billion in unemployment insurance claims were dispersed, just in one week." Read full article: Just over 3 percent of low-income Califo...→

Celtics hoping for state OK to open practice facility for limited work

Celtics hoping for state OK to open practice facility for limited work

The Celtics are looking to be cleared for baby steps. The club is anticipating word from the state in the next day or two that will allow it to reopen its prac [...] Read full article: Celtics hoping for state OK to open prac...→

70 percent of American households say their income is unaffected or higher despite coronavirus crisis: Survey

70 percent of American households say their income is unaffected or higher despite coronavirus crisis: Survey

The Bankrate.com research looked at the state of household finances in the U.S. during what is set to be one of the deepest recessions on record. Read full article: 70 percent of American households say th...→

6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar Over South Florida, Low Income Families Get Helping Hand

6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar Over South Florida, Low Income Families Get Helping Hand

It’s Friday, May 8th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day. No. 1 – A teen who allegedly killed his brother and stabbed his father in th [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar O...→

Samaritan's Purse, other workers who came to NY for coronavirus fight must pay state income tax, Cuomo says

Samaritan's Purse, other workers who came to NY for coronavirus fight must pay state income tax, Cuomo says

Health care heroes who came from around the country to help fight the coronavirus outbreak in New York will have to pay state income taxes, according to Gov. A [...] Read full article: Samaritan's Purse, other workers who cam...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health Officials Stop Drive-In Movie At Birch's On The Lake

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health Officials Stop Drive-In Movie At Birch's On The Lake

Birch's refunded customers who had planned to come to their drive-in movie, but hopes to still make the event happen in the future. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health O...→

Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Almost Every State Will Be Mostly Open'

Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Almost Every State Will Be Mostly Open'

On Saturday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends," White House Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett predicted that "probably by the end of | Clips On [...] Read full article: Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Al...→

Businesses ready to open as some state COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Businesses ready to open as some state COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Chicago-area business owners are preparing to open their doors Friday, hoping to recoup some of the money they lost after being shut down for more than six wee [...] Read full article: Businesses ready to open as some state C...→

90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to Open in June

90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to Open in June

As America slowly begins to emerge from the coronavirus shutdown, Starbucks has announced 90% of its company-owned stores will be pumping out the coffee again [...] Read full article: 90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to...→

NJ to open state parks, allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Murphy announces

NJ to open state parks, allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Murphy announces

New Jersey will reopen state parks and allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday. Read full article: NJ to open state parks, allow golf cours...→

Low-income families in Montgomery Co. to receive financial assistance amid coronavirus | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, officials have a plan to financially support some low-income residents who did not qualify to receive a coronavirus stimulus check [...] Read full article: Low-income families in Montgomery Co. to...→

Thousands of Californians Flock to Open Beaches Despite Stay-at-Home Order

Thousands of Californians Flock to Open Beaches Despite Stay-at-Home Order

Thousands of Californians flocked to open beaches in Southern California despite Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order. Read full article: Thousands of Californians Flock to Open ...→

LA State Senator Launches Online Petition to Open State Regionally

LA State Senator Launches Online Petition to Open State Regionally

LA State Sen. Sharon Hewitt (R) launched an online petition to give citizens another platform to demand the reopening of the state. Read full article: LA State Senator Launches Online Petitio...→

MN House committee advances $100M proposal to help low-income renters, landlords pay bills

MN House committee advances $100M proposal to help low-income renters, landlords pay bills

Minnesota renters and low-income homeowners could get emergency state housing assistance grants under a $100 million COVID-19 aid program approved Wednesday by [...] Read full article: MN House committee advances $100M propos...→

Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income Families

Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income Families

The nonprofit GiveDirectly is donating $1,000 directly to families identified as being in need, Yahoo News reported on Tuesday. Read full article: Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income...→

Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-long effort to rebound state economy

Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-long effort to rebound state economy

State officials are getting ready. The governor’s Re-Open Florida Task Force met for the first time Monday afternoon. Read full article: Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-l...→

81 percent of NYPD's social distancing summonses were issued to blacks and Latinos:

81 percent of NYPD's social distancing summonses were issued to blacks and Latinos: "It's the new stop and frisk"

Data released Friday by the New York Police Department (NYPD) shows that 81 percent of coronavirus enforcement summonses from March 16 to May 5 were issued to [...] Read full article: 81 percent of NYPD's social distancing s...→

San Bernardino County to ask state for OK to open more businesses after coronavirus closures

San Bernardino County to ask state for OK to open more businesses after coronavirus closures

Board of Supervisors members said Thursday, May 7, that they would like to move faster, but say state plan limits their options Read full article: San Bernardino County to ask state for O...→

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

The department noted the researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona may possibly be called upon to work again in late summer or ea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus researchers told to stop wor...→

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expanding Medicaid so low-  and moderate-income Americans have health care coverage: poll

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expanding Medicaid so low- and moderate-income Americans have health care coverage: poll

Eighty percent of Americans also support reforming the nation's health care system so no one pays more than 10 percent of income on insurance. Read full article: Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expandi...→

Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virginia Loosens Testing Requirements

Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virginia Loosens Testing Requirements

Virginia is now up to 5,000 tests a day and has enough personal protective equipment for the time being, according to state officials. With more testing availa [...] Read full article: Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virg...→

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday outlined the first phase of reopening Florida, which he said will kick off Monday, May 4. Read full article: Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gr...→

Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defying State Shut Down Order

Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defying State Shut Down Order

A Southern California hair salon owner is defying the Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order to close non-essential businesses because she believes her business is essentia [...] Read full article: Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defyin...→

80 percent of workers would not feel safe if their state reopened now, survey reveals

80 percent of workers would not feel safe if their state reopened now, survey reveals

A new survey reveals widespread anxiety among American workers even as multiple states attempt to begin the slow process of restarting economic activity during [...] Read full article: 80 percent of workers would not feel saf...→

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota’s governor said her “unconventional” decision to keep the state open during the coronavirus pandemic is working — proving that “we’re much better [...] Read full article: South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defend...→

Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols To Catch Speeders On Open Roads

Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols To Catch Speeders On Open Roads

Many Massachusetts drivers are speeding on highways due to the lack of traffic, Massachusetts State Police said over Twitter Wednesday. In response, they will [...] Read full article: Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols T...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that she hoped to "lead by example" in cutting her own salary by 10 percent as the state struggles with a budget shortfall due to th [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 ...→

Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open State Parks, Golf Courses as Weather Warms Up

Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open State Parks, Golf Courses as Weather Warms Up

With summer on the horizon, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker says that while his administration is weighing whether to re-open state parks and other outdoor rec [...] Read full article: Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open...→

Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-income households hit by job losses

Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-income households hit by job losses

Thirteen percent of all U.S. adults, or 20 percent of people who were employed in February, were laid off or furloughed. Read full article: Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-in...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

The City of Philadelphia is launching a program to help residents who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Laun...→

New York state Dems file appeal to stop presidential primary

New York state Dems file appeal to stop presidential primary

Democratic members of the state’s Board of Elections have filed an appeal of a federal judge’s reinstatement of the New York presidential primary Read full article: New York state Dems file appeal to stop ...→

Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drugs During Traffic Stop In Rehoboth Beach Leads To 3 Arrests

Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drugs During Traffic Stop In Rehoboth Beach Leads To 3 Arrests

A state trooper pulled a light blue Jeep Cherokee when it failed to stop at a stop sign on Holland Galde Road near Coastal Highway at 10:48 p.m. Friday.  Read full article: Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drug...→

Re-Open Florida Task Force releases final recommendations for state to move forward

Re-Open Florida Task Force releases final recommendations for state to move forward

MIAMI (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Re-Open Task Force has released their final recommended guidelines for the state to reopen. Phase one of the... Read full article: Re-Open Florida Task Force releases fina...→

McConnell now open to state aid in next virus relief bill

Reversing course, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he is “open” to considering additional funds for state and local governments in the nex [...] Read full article: McConnell now open to state aid in next ...→

City Launches $5 Million Grant Program For Microbusinesses In Low- And Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

City Launches $5 Million Grant Program For Microbusinesses In Low- And Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

Funded by private donations, the program will award grants of up to $5,000 to up to 1,000 businesses with five or fewer employees. Read full article: City Launches $5 Million Grant Program F...→

When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by-State List

We’ve collected the most recent data about which states have closed schools for the rest of the year, which states are still intending to return to the classro [...] Read full article: When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by...→

Michigan food banks running low so state calls for donations

Michigan food banks running low so state calls for donations

Businesses around Michigan are being urged to donate food to the Food Bank Council of Michigan and other nonprofits to help restock food pantries struggling to [...] Read full article: Michigan food banks running low so state...→

Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritzker to open state parks and some businesses

Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritzker to open state parks and some businesses

Illinois Republican lawmakers are urging Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a range of changes to his stay-at-home order, that include reopening state parks and allowi [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritz...→

American returns to Wuhan amid coronavirus pandemic, says city only 20-30 percent open

American returns to Wuhan amid coronavirus pandemic, says city only 20-30 percent open

Christopher Suzanne, an American who lives in Wuhan, China, where the novel coronavirus outbreak is believed to have originated, described his journey back to [...] Read full article: American returns to Wuhan amid coronavir...→

Vermont to become first northeastern state to reopen

Vermont to become first northeastern state to reopen "low contact" businesses

The revised order allows outdoor manual laborers and one-on-one professionals like attorneys and real estate agents to resume business. Read full article: Vermont to become first northeastern sta...→

Celtics hoping for state OK to open practice facility for limited work

Celtics hoping for state OK to open practice facility for limited work

The Celtics are looking to be cleared for baby steps. The club is anticipating word from the state in the next day or two that will allow it to reopen its prac [...] Read full article: Celtics hoping for state OK to open prac...→

Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-income households hit by job losses

Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-income households hit by job losses

Thirteen percent of all U.S. adults, or 20 percent of people who were employed in February, were laid off or furloughed. Read full article: Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-in...→

San Bernardino County to ask state for OK to open more businesses after coronavirus closures

San Bernardino County to ask state for OK to open more businesses after coronavirus closures

Board of Supervisors members said Thursday, May 7, that they would like to move faster, but say state plan limits their options Read full article: San Bernardino County to ask state for O...→

Samaritan's Purse, other workers who came to NY for coronavirus fight must pay state income tax, Cuomo says

Samaritan's Purse, other workers who came to NY for coronavirus fight must pay state income tax, Cuomo says

Health care heroes who came from around the country to help fight the coronavirus outbreak in New York will have to pay state income taxes, according to Gov. A [...] Read full article: Samaritan's Purse, other workers who cam...→

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expanding Medicaid so low-  and moderate-income Americans have health care coverage: poll

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expanding Medicaid so low- and moderate-income Americans have health care coverage: poll

Eighty percent of Americans also support reforming the nation's health care system so no one pays more than 10 percent of income on insurance. Read full article: Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expandi...→

Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Almost Every State Will Be Mostly Open'

Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Almost Every State Will Be Mostly Open'

On Saturday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends," White House Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett predicted that "probably by the end of | Clips On [...] Read full article: Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Al...→

Re-Open Florida Task Force releases final recommendations for state to move forward

Re-Open Florida Task Force releases final recommendations for state to move forward

MIAMI (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Re-Open Task Force has released their final recommended guidelines for the state to reopen. Phase one of the... Read full article: Re-Open Florida Task Force releases fina...→

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday outlined the first phase of reopening Florida, which he said will kick off Monday, May 4. Read full article: Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gr...→

90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to Open in June

90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to Open in June

As America slowly begins to emerge from the coronavirus shutdown, Starbucks has announced 90% of its company-owned stores will be pumping out the coffee again [...] Read full article: 90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to...→

McConnell now open to state aid in next virus relief bill

Reversing course, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he is “open” to considering additional funds for state and local governments in the nex [...] Read full article: McConnell now open to state aid in next ...→

Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defying State Shut Down Order

Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defying State Shut Down Order

A Southern California hair salon owner is defying the Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order to close non-essential businesses because she believes her business is essentia [...] Read full article: Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defyin...→

Low-income families in Montgomery Co. to receive financial assistance amid coronavirus | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, officials have a plan to financially support some low-income residents who did not qualify to receive a coronavirus stimulus check [...] Read full article: Low-income families in Montgomery Co. to...→

When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by-State List

We’ve collected the most recent data about which states have closed schools for the rest of the year, which states are still intending to return to the classro [...] Read full article: When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by...→

LA State Senator Launches Online Petition to Open State Regionally

LA State Senator Launches Online Petition to Open State Regionally

LA State Sen. Sharon Hewitt (R) launched an online petition to give citizens another platform to demand the reopening of the state. Read full article: LA State Senator Launches Online Petitio...→

Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritzker to open state parks and some businesses

Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritzker to open state parks and some businesses

Illinois Republican lawmakers are urging Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a range of changes to his stay-at-home order, that include reopening state parks and allowi [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritz...→

Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols To Catch Speeders On Open Roads

Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols To Catch Speeders On Open Roads

Many Massachusetts drivers are speeding on highways due to the lack of traffic, Massachusetts State Police said over Twitter Wednesday. In response, they will [...] Read full article: Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols T...→

Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income Families

Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income Families

The nonprofit GiveDirectly is donating $1,000 directly to families identified as being in need, Yahoo News reported on Tuesday. Read full article: Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income...→

Vermont to become first northeastern state to reopen

Vermont to become first northeastern state to reopen "low contact" businesses

The revised order allows outdoor manual laborers and one-on-one professionals like attorneys and real estate agents to resume business. Read full article: Vermont to become first northeastern sta...→

Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open State Parks, Golf Courses as Weather Warms Up

Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open State Parks, Golf Courses as Weather Warms Up

With summer on the horizon, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker says that while his administration is weighing whether to re-open state parks and other outdoor rec [...] Read full article: Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open...→

70 percent of American households say their income is unaffected or higher despite coronavirus crisis: Survey

70 percent of American households say their income is unaffected or higher despite coronavirus crisis: Survey

The Bankrate.com research looked at the state of household finances in the U.S. during what is set to be one of the deepest recessions on record. Read full article: 70 percent of American households say th...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

The City of Philadelphia is launching a program to help residents who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Laun...→

81 percent of NYPD's social distancing summonses were issued to blacks and Latinos:

81 percent of NYPD's social distancing summonses were issued to blacks and Latinos: "It's the new stop and frisk"

Data released Friday by the New York Police Department (NYPD) shows that 81 percent of coronavirus enforcement summonses from March 16 to May 5 were issued to [...] Read full article: 81 percent of NYPD's social distancing s...→

6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar Over South Florida, Low Income Families Get Helping Hand

6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar Over South Florida, Low Income Families Get Helping Hand

It’s Friday, May 8th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day. No. 1 – A teen who allegedly killed his brother and stabbed his father in th [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar O...→

New York state Dems file appeal to stop presidential primary

New York state Dems file appeal to stop presidential primary

Democratic members of the state’s Board of Elections have filed an appeal of a federal judge’s reinstatement of the New York presidential primary Read full article: New York state Dems file appeal to stop ...→

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

The department noted the researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona may possibly be called upon to work again in late summer or ea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus researchers told to stop wor...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health Officials Stop Drive-In Movie At Birch's On The Lake

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health Officials Stop Drive-In Movie At Birch's On The Lake

Birch's refunded customers who had planned to come to their drive-in movie, but hopes to still make the event happen in the future. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health O...→

Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drugs During Traffic Stop In Rehoboth Beach Leads To 3 Arrests

Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drugs During Traffic Stop In Rehoboth Beach Leads To 3 Arrests

A state trooper pulled a light blue Jeep Cherokee when it failed to stop at a stop sign on Holland Galde Road near Coastal Highway at 10:48 p.m. Friday.  Read full article: Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drug...→

Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virginia Loosens Testing Requirements

Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virginia Loosens Testing Requirements

Virginia is now up to 5,000 tests a day and has enough personal protective equipment for the time being, according to state officials. With more testing availa [...] Read full article: Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virg...→

Businesses ready to open as some state COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Businesses ready to open as some state COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Chicago-area business owners are preparing to open their doors Friday, hoping to recoup some of the money they lost after being shut down for more than six wee [...] Read full article: Businesses ready to open as some state C...→

NJ to open state parks, allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Murphy announces

NJ to open state parks, allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Murphy announces

New Jersey will reopen state parks and allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday. Read full article: NJ to open state parks, allow golf cours...→

City Launches $5 Million Grant Program For Microbusinesses In Low- And Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

City Launches $5 Million Grant Program For Microbusinesses In Low- And Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

Funded by private donations, the program will award grants of up to $5,000 to up to 1,000 businesses with five or fewer employees. Read full article: City Launches $5 Million Grant Program F...→

80 percent of workers would not feel safe if their state reopened now, survey reveals

80 percent of workers would not feel safe if their state reopened now, survey reveals

A new survey reveals widespread anxiety among American workers even as multiple states attempt to begin the slow process of restarting economic activity during [...] Read full article: 80 percent of workers would not feel saf...→

Thousands of Californians Flock to Open Beaches Despite Stay-at-Home Order

Thousands of Californians Flock to Open Beaches Despite Stay-at-Home Order

Thousands of Californians flocked to open beaches in Southern California despite Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order. Read full article: Thousands of Californians Flock to Open ...→

Michigan food banks running low so state calls for donations

Michigan food banks running low so state calls for donations

Businesses around Michigan are being urged to donate food to the Food Bank Council of Michigan and other nonprofits to help restock food pantries struggling to [...] Read full article: Michigan food banks running low so state...→

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota’s governor said her “unconventional” decision to keep the state open during the coronavirus pandemic is working — proving that “we’re much better [...] Read full article: South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defend...→

MN House committee advances $100M proposal to help low-income renters, landlords pay bills

MN House committee advances $100M proposal to help low-income renters, landlords pay bills

Minnesota renters and low-income homeowners could get emergency state housing assistance grants under a $100 million COVID-19 aid program approved Wednesday by [...] Read full article: MN House committee advances $100M propos...→

American returns to Wuhan amid coronavirus pandemic, says city only 20-30 percent open

American returns to Wuhan amid coronavirus pandemic, says city only 20-30 percent open

Christopher Suzanne, an American who lives in Wuhan, China, where the novel coronavirus outbreak is believed to have originated, described his journey back to [...] Read full article: American returns to Wuhan amid coronavir...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that she hoped to "lead by example" in cutting her own salary by 10 percent as the state struggles with a budget shortfall due to th [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 ...→

Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-long effort to rebound state economy

Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-long effort to rebound state economy

State officials are getting ready. The governor’s Re-Open Florida Task Force met for the first time Monday afternoon. Read full article: Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-l...→

Celtics hoping for state OK to open practice facility for limited work

Celtics hoping for state OK to open practice facility for limited work

The Celtics are looking to be cleared for baby steps. The club is anticipating word from the state in the next day or two that will allow it to reopen its prac [...] Read full article: Celtics hoping for state OK to open prac...→

Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-income households hit by job losses

Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-income households hit by job losses

Thirteen percent of all U.S. adults, or 20 percent of people who were employed in February, were laid off or furloughed. Read full article: Pandemic fallout: 40 percent of lower-in...→

70 percent of American households say their income is unaffected or higher despite coronavirus crisis: Survey

70 percent of American households say their income is unaffected or higher despite coronavirus crisis: Survey

The Bankrate.com research looked at the state of household finances in the U.S. during what is set to be one of the deepest recessions on record. Read full article: 70 percent of American households say th...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Launch Cash Grant Program To Help Low-Income Families Struggling During Health Pandemic

The City of Philadelphia is launching a program to help residents who are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia To Laun...→

81 percent of NYPD's social distancing summonses were issued to blacks and Latinos:

81 percent of NYPD's social distancing summonses were issued to blacks and Latinos: "It's the new stop and frisk"

Data released Friday by the New York Police Department (NYPD) shows that 81 percent of coronavirus enforcement summonses from March 16 to May 5 were issued to [...] Read full article: 81 percent of NYPD's social distancing s...→

6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar Over South Florida, Low Income Families Get Helping Hand

6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar Over South Florida, Low Income Families Get Helping Hand

It’s Friday, May 8th – and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day. No. 1 – A teen who allegedly killed his brother and stabbed his father in th [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Blue Angels to Soar O...→

San Bernardino County to ask state for OK to open more businesses after coronavirus closures

San Bernardino County to ask state for OK to open more businesses after coronavirus closures

Board of Supervisors members said Thursday, May 7, that they would like to move faster, but say state plan limits their options Read full article: San Bernardino County to ask state for O...→

New York state Dems file appeal to stop presidential primary

New York state Dems file appeal to stop presidential primary

Democratic members of the state’s Board of Elections have filed an appeal of a federal judge’s reinstatement of the New York presidential primary Read full article: New York state Dems file appeal to stop ...→

Samaritan's Purse, other workers who came to NY for coronavirus fight must pay state income tax, Cuomo says

Samaritan's Purse, other workers who came to NY for coronavirus fight must pay state income tax, Cuomo says

Health care heroes who came from around the country to help fight the coronavirus outbreak in New York will have to pay state income taxes, according to Gov. A [...] Read full article: Samaritan's Purse, other workers who cam...→

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

The department noted the researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona may possibly be called upon to work again in late summer or ea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus researchers told to stop wor...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health Officials Stop Drive-In Movie At Birch's On The Lake

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health Officials Stop Drive-In Movie At Birch's On The Lake

Birch's refunded customers who had planned to come to their drive-in movie, but hopes to still make the event happen in the future. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Health O...→

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expanding Medicaid so low-  and moderate-income Americans have health care coverage: poll

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expanding Medicaid so low- and moderate-income Americans have health care coverage: poll

Eighty percent of Americans also support reforming the nation's health care system so no one pays more than 10 percent of income on insurance. Read full article: Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support expandi...→

Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drugs During Traffic Stop In Rehoboth Beach Leads To 3 Arrests

Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drugs During Traffic Stop In Rehoboth Beach Leads To 3 Arrests

A state trooper pulled a light blue Jeep Cherokee when it failed to stop at a stop sign on Holland Galde Road near Coastal Highway at 10:48 p.m. Friday.  Read full article: Delaware State Police: Discovery Of Drug...→

Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Almost Every State Will Be Mostly Open'

Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Almost Every State Will Be Mostly Open'

On Saturday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends," White House Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett predicted that "probably by the end of | Clips On [...] Read full article: Hassett: 'Probably' by End of Month, 'Al...→

Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virginia Loosens Testing Requirements

Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virginia Loosens Testing Requirements

Virginia is now up to 5,000 tests a day and has enough personal protective equipment for the time being, according to state officials. With more testing availa [...] Read full article: Focus Needed on Low-Income Areas as Virg...→

Re-Open Florida Task Force releases final recommendations for state to move forward

Re-Open Florida Task Force releases final recommendations for state to move forward

MIAMI (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Re-Open Task Force has released their final recommended guidelines for the state to reopen. Phase one of the... Read full article: Re-Open Florida Task Force releases fina...→

Businesses ready to open as some state COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Businesses ready to open as some state COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Chicago-area business owners are preparing to open their doors Friday, hoping to recoup some of the money they lost after being shut down for more than six wee [...] Read full article: Businesses ready to open as some state C...→

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday outlined the first phase of reopening Florida, which he said will kick off Monday, May 4. Read full article: Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gr...→

90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to Open in June

90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to Open in June

As America slowly begins to emerge from the coronavirus shutdown, Starbucks has announced 90% of its company-owned stores will be pumping out the coffee again [...] Read full article: 90 Percent of Company-Owned Starbucks to...→

McConnell now open to state aid in next virus relief bill

Reversing course, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he is “open” to considering additional funds for state and local governments in the nex [...] Read full article: McConnell now open to state aid in next ...→

NJ to open state parks, allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Murphy announces

NJ to open state parks, allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Murphy announces

New Jersey will reopen state parks and allow golf courses and county parks to reopen, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday. Read full article: NJ to open state parks, allow golf cours...→

Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defying State Shut Down Order

Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defying State Shut Down Order

A Southern California hair salon owner is defying the Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order to close non-essential businesses because she believes her business is essentia [...] Read full article: Salon Owner is Open for Business, Defyin...→

City Launches $5 Million Grant Program For Microbusinesses In Low- And Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

City Launches $5 Million Grant Program For Microbusinesses In Low- And Moderate-Income Neighborhoods

Funded by private donations, the program will award grants of up to $5,000 to up to 1,000 businesses with five or fewer employees. Read full article: City Launches $5 Million Grant Program F...→

Low-income families in Montgomery Co. to receive financial assistance amid coronavirus | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, officials have a plan to financially support some low-income residents who did not qualify to receive a coronavirus stimulus check [...] Read full article: Low-income families in Montgomery Co. to...→

80 percent of workers would not feel safe if their state reopened now, survey reveals

80 percent of workers would not feel safe if their state reopened now, survey reveals

A new survey reveals widespread anxiety among American workers even as multiple states attempt to begin the slow process of restarting economic activity during [...] Read full article: 80 percent of workers would not feel saf...→

When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by-State List

We’ve collected the most recent data about which states have closed schools for the rest of the year, which states are still intending to return to the classro [...] Read full article: When Will School Open? Here’s a State-by...→

Thousands of Californians Flock to Open Beaches Despite Stay-at-Home Order

Thousands of Californians Flock to Open Beaches Despite Stay-at-Home Order

Thousands of Californians flocked to open beaches in Southern California despite Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order. Read full article: Thousands of Californians Flock to Open ...→

Michigan food banks running low so state calls for donations

Michigan food banks running low so state calls for donations

Businesses around Michigan are being urged to donate food to the Food Bank Council of Michigan and other nonprofits to help restock food pantries struggling to [...] Read full article: Michigan food banks running low so state...→

LA State Senator Launches Online Petition to Open State Regionally

LA State Senator Launches Online Petition to Open State Regionally

LA State Sen. Sharon Hewitt (R) launched an online petition to give citizens another platform to demand the reopening of the state. Read full article: LA State Senator Launches Online Petitio...→

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defends decision to keep state open

South Dakota’s governor said her “unconventional” decision to keep the state open during the coronavirus pandemic is working — proving that “we’re much better [...] Read full article: South Dakota governor Kristi Noem defend...→

Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritzker to open state parks and some businesses

Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritzker to open state parks and some businesses

Illinois Republican lawmakers are urging Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a range of changes to his stay-at-home order, that include reopening state parks and allowi [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican lawmakers urge Pritz...→

MN House committee advances $100M proposal to help low-income renters, landlords pay bills

MN House committee advances $100M proposal to help low-income renters, landlords pay bills

Minnesota renters and low-income homeowners could get emergency state housing assistance grants under a $100 million COVID-19 aid program approved Wednesday by [...] Read full article: MN House committee advances $100M propos...→

Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols To Catch Speeders On Open Roads

Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols To Catch Speeders On Open Roads

Many Massachusetts drivers are speeding on highways due to the lack of traffic, Massachusetts State Police said over Twitter Wednesday. In response, they will [...] Read full article: Massachusetts State Police Add Patrols T...→

American returns to Wuhan amid coronavirus pandemic, says city only 20-30 percent open

American returns to Wuhan amid coronavirus pandemic, says city only 20-30 percent open

Christopher Suzanne, an American who lives in Wuhan, China, where the novel coronavirus outbreak is believed to have originated, described his journey back to [...] Read full article: American returns to Wuhan amid coronavir...→

Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income Families

Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income Families

The nonprofit GiveDirectly is donating $1,000 directly to families identified as being in need, Yahoo News reported on Tuesday. Read full article: Nonprofit Hands Out $1,000 to Low-Income...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that she hoped to "lead by example" in cutting her own salary by 10 percent as the state struggles with a budget shortfall due to th [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 ...→

Vermont to become first northeastern state to reopen

Vermont to become first northeastern state to reopen "low contact" businesses

The revised order allows outdoor manual laborers and one-on-one professionals like attorneys and real estate agents to resume business. Read full article: Vermont to become first northeastern sta...→

Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-long effort to rebound state economy

Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-long effort to rebound state economy

State officials are getting ready. The governor’s Re-Open Florida Task Force met for the first time Monday afternoon. Read full article: Re-Open Florida Task Force begins week-l...→

Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open State Parks, Golf Courses as Weather Warms Up

Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open State Parks, Golf Courses as Weather Warms Up

With summer on the horizon, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker says that while his administration is weighing whether to re-open state parks and other outdoor rec [...] Read full article: Pritzker Undecided on Whether to Re-Open...→