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State assembly member calls to freeze rent, support landlords with emergency funds - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER A state assembly member has proposed a trio of bills intended to support struggling New York renters by waiving rent for those that can Read full article: State assembly member calls to freeze re...→

State assembly member calls to freeze rent, support landlords with emergency funds - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER A state assembly member has proposed a trio of bills intended to support struggling New York renters by waiving rent for those that can Read full article: State assembly member calls to freeze re...→

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

Unlike previous coronavirus stimulus packages, where lawmakers across the board felt they were direly needed, this one will likely feature a more strenuous pol [...] Read full article: As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye...→

Even as parts of Texas remain closed, state supreme court orders debt collection and rent payments to resume

Even as parts of Texas remain closed, state supreme court orders debt collection and rent payments to resume

The state court's order comes as many Texas businesses still have yet to reopen, and amid a record filing of at least 2 million unemployment claims statewide d [...] Read full article: Even as parts of Texas remain closed, st...→

State house candidate Laura Hois leads food drive to support community needs

State house candidate Laura Hois leads food drive to support community needs

Laura Hois, candidate for state representative in the 81st House District, invites community members to join her in supporting the Downers Grove FISH Food Pant [...] Read full article: State house candidate Laura Hois leads f...→

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board on Thursday approved a rent freeze in a preliminary vote as renters and landlord continue to grapple with the impact of [...] Read full article: NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabil...→

Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During Pandemic

Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During Pandemic

Tenants and tenant advocacy groups are calling for a national rent strike on May 1st and are pleading with the government for rent forgiveness during the pande [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call ...→

San Jose passes rent freeze due to coronavirus

San Jose passes rent freeze due to coronavirus

The new ordinance will cover nearly 38,000 apartments and 10,000 mobile homes in the city. Read full article: San Jose passes rent freeze due to coron...→

State resolves voting rights lawsuit sparked by St. Paul City Council member

State resolves voting rights lawsuit sparked by St. Paul City Council member

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Tuesday that his office has reached an agreement with the plaintiffs in a voting rights lawsuit that was pre [...] Read full article: State resolves voting rights lawsuit spa...→

Poll: Most Americans support state coronavirus restrictions on businesses, gatherings | WTOP

Poll: Most Americans support state coronavirus restrictions on businesses, gatherings | WTOP

A new poll suggests most Americans stand behind state-imposed restrictions on businesses and public gatherings to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Poll: Most Americans support state coron...→

Car caravan in Albany Park calls for cancellation or rent, mortgages

Car caravan in Albany Park calls for cancellation or rent, mortgages

Part of a nationwide call for action, the protestors called for additional financial support for renters, homeowners and small landlords. Read full article: Car caravan in Albany Park calls for can...→

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state and the city’s Rent Guidelines Board to assist those who may be struggling to pay their rent next mo [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, ask...→

Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopening of state economies, says there must be demand for energy

Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopening of state economies, says there must be demand for energy

Former Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said Thursday that Americans should start thinking about their future plans with a reopened economy to help boost the ene [...] Read full article: Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopenin...→

Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over state bankruptcy support: 'Utterly irresponsible'

Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over state bankruptcy support: 'Utterly irresponsible'

Gov. Phil Murphy criticized Sen. Mitch McConnell's support of state bankruptcy instead of coronavirus funding as "utterly irresponsible." Read full article: Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over s...→

State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Increased Funding For Small Business Loan Program

State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Increased Funding For Small Business Loan Program

State Senator Janet Cruz outlines suggested modifications to the current small business loan program to limit business from receiving multiple loans until othe [...] Read full article: State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Incre...→

Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No Fans, Says Owners Will Support

Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No Fans, Says Owners Will Support

The NBA should resume hosting games as soon as it is safe to do so amid concerns of the coronavirus outbreak, urged Mark Cuban. Read full article: Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No...→

De Blasio calls for extension of eviction moratorium, wants landlords to use deposits for rent payments - amNewYork

The financial crisis prompted by the coronavirus pandemic prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday to call on the state to extend its moratorium on Read full article: De Blasio calls for extension of evictio...→

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Transparency and integrity when it comes to the collection of COVID-19 data is the number one priority of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), accord [...] Read full article: After errors, state health commissioner ...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday called for state and federal rent cancellations for tenants struggling to pay their bills during the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: AOC wants state and federal rent cancell...→

NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for closing state parks: ‘This was a bad public health move by the administration’

NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for closing state parks: ‘This was a bad public health move by the administration’

On April 7, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 118, which closed all state parks, forests and county parks to support social distancing mea [...] Read full article: NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for cl...→

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to State Lockdowns

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to State Lockdowns

Pope Francis urged obedience to state lockdowns after Italian bishops reproached the government for refusing to allow public worship. Read full article: Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to St...→

Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to Pass Rent Freeze Amid COVID-19

Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to Pass Rent Freeze Amid COVID-19

“Renter’s Choice” proposals have gained little traction at city and state levels nationwide. Read full article: Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to P...→

De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cuomo Should Let Tenants Pay With Security Deposits

De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cuomo Should Let Tenants Pay With Security Deposits

The mayor suggested the governor let tenants use their security deposits, or in some cases defer paying and come up with a repayment plan. Read full article: De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cu...→

Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines Board is Meeting Online

Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines Board is Meeting Online

'Tenants have expressed concerns about their ability to participate in this year’s public process if hearings were to be held online.' Read full article: Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines ...→

Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen state a ‘slap in the face’

Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen state a ‘slap in the face’

An ER doctor in Georgia says plans to start lifting the coronavirus lockdown are a “slap in the face” to frontline workers — and warned that they “cannot help [...] Read full article: Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen s...→

Filing error may cost Democrats long-held state Assembly seat

Filing error may cost Democrats long-held state Assembly seat

The state Board of Elections Tuesday knocked three-term incumbent Rebecca Seawright off the Democratic and Working Families Party lines. Read full article: Filing error may cost Democrats long-hel...→

Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to freeze WHO funding ‘se

Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to freeze WHO funding ‘se

Russia on Wednesday hit back at President Trump's announcement to freeze U.S. funding for the World Health Organization, saying the decision made amid the coro [...] Read full article: Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to free...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

China-Taiwan tensions heat up during pandemic as U.S. voices support for island state

The pandemic is inflaming tensions between China and Taiwan and highlighting the United States' role in the decades-long conflict. Read full article: China-Taiwan tensions heat up during pan...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Base Planning Wednesday Flyby Across State To Show Support For Frontline Workers

Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Base Planning Wednesday Flyby Across State To Show Support For Frontline Workers

The Dover Air Force Base is planning a flyby throughout Delaware to show their support for first responders and health care workers. Read full article: Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Ba...→

Walz administration asks activists to back off on calls for a rent strike in Minnesota | MinnPost

Walz administration asks activists to back off on calls for a rent strike in Minnesota | MinnPost

Top DFL officials worry the call for a rent strike will endanger the ability to win a significant rental assistance package from the Legislature.  Read full article: Walz administration asks activists to ba...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, Staff

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, Staff

State Sen. Karin Housley called on state leaders Tuesday to do more to implement universal testing for all residents and staff at long-term care facilities, an [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Hou...→

Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Committee To Address Penalty Weeks Getting In Way Of Unemployment Benefits

Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Committee To Address Penalty Weeks Getting In Way Of Unemployment Benefits

In response to multiple complaints, an Illinois state senator is calling for a discussion on penalty weeks preventing people from receiving unemployment benefi [...] Read full article: Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Commit...→

State, Feds, Aim to Support Strapped Restaurants With Program to Feed Needy Seniors - Times of San Diego

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a partnership with the federal government Friday to provide three meals a day to needy seniors. Read full article: State, Feds, Aim to Support Strapped Res...→

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...→

Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally false' media reaction to Bill Barr's comments about state lockdowns

Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally false' media reaction to Bill Barr's comments about state lockdowns

Fox Nation host Lara Logan reacted on “Fox & Friends” to the mainstream media's coverage of Attorney General William Barr’s comments regarding stay-at-home ord [...] Read full article: Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally fals...→

China calls virus lawsuit brought by US state 'very absurd'

China on Wednesday slammed a lawsuit brought against it by the U.S. state of Missouri over the coronavirus pandemic as “very absurd." Read full article: China calls virus lawsuit brought by US ...→

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

Unlike previous coronavirus stimulus packages, where lawmakers across the board felt they were direly needed, this one will likely feature a more strenuous pol [...] Read full article: As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

State house candidate Laura Hois leads food drive to support community needs

State house candidate Laura Hois leads food drive to support community needs

Laura Hois, candidate for state representative in the 81st House District, invites community members to join her in supporting the Downers Grove FISH Food Pant [...] Read full article: State house candidate Laura Hois leads f...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board on Thursday approved a rent freeze in a preliminary vote as renters and landlord continue to grapple with the impact of [...] Read full article: NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabil...→

Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Base Planning Wednesday Flyby Across State To Show Support For Frontline Workers

Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Base Planning Wednesday Flyby Across State To Show Support For Frontline Workers

The Dover Air Force Base is planning a flyby throughout Delaware to show their support for first responders and health care workers. Read full article: Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Ba...→

San Jose passes rent freeze due to coronavirus

San Jose passes rent freeze due to coronavirus

The new ordinance will cover nearly 38,000 apartments and 10,000 mobile homes in the city. Read full article: San Jose passes rent freeze due to coron...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, Staff

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, Staff

State Sen. Karin Housley called on state leaders Tuesday to do more to implement universal testing for all residents and staff at long-term care facilities, an [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Hou...→

NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for closing state parks: ‘This was a bad public health move by the administration’

NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for closing state parks: ‘This was a bad public health move by the administration’

On April 7, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 118, which closed all state parks, forests and county parks to support social distancing mea [...] Read full article: NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for cl...→

Poll: Most Americans support state coronavirus restrictions on businesses, gatherings | WTOP

Poll: Most Americans support state coronavirus restrictions on businesses, gatherings | WTOP

A new poll suggests most Americans stand behind state-imposed restrictions on businesses and public gatherings to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Poll: Most Americans support state coron...→

Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to Pass Rent Freeze Amid COVID-19

Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to Pass Rent Freeze Amid COVID-19

“Renter’s Choice” proposals have gained little traction at city and state levels nationwide. Read full article: Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to P...→

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state and the city’s Rent Guidelines Board to assist those who may be struggling to pay their rent next mo [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, ask...→

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...→

Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines Board is Meeting Online

Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines Board is Meeting Online

'Tenants have expressed concerns about their ability to participate in this year’s public process if hearings were to be held online.' Read full article: Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines ...→

Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over state bankruptcy support: 'Utterly irresponsible'

Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over state bankruptcy support: 'Utterly irresponsible'

Gov. Phil Murphy criticized Sen. Mitch McConnell's support of state bankruptcy instead of coronavirus funding as "utterly irresponsible." Read full article: Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over s...→

China calls virus lawsuit brought by US state 'very absurd'

China on Wednesday slammed a lawsuit brought against it by the U.S. state of Missouri over the coronavirus pandemic as “very absurd." Read full article: China calls virus lawsuit brought by US ...→

Filing error may cost Democrats long-held state Assembly seat

Filing error may cost Democrats long-held state Assembly seat

The state Board of Elections Tuesday knocked three-term incumbent Rebecca Seawright off the Democratic and Working Families Party lines. Read full article: Filing error may cost Democrats long-hel...→

Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No Fans, Says Owners Will Support

Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No Fans, Says Owners Will Support

The NBA should resume hosting games as soon as it is safe to do so amid concerns of the coronavirus outbreak, urged Mark Cuban. Read full article: Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No...→

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Transparency and integrity when it comes to the collection of COVID-19 data is the number one priority of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), accord [...] Read full article: After errors, state health commissioner ...→

Even as parts of Texas remain closed, state supreme court orders debt collection and rent payments to resume

Even as parts of Texas remain closed, state supreme court orders debt collection and rent payments to resume

The state court's order comes as many Texas businesses still have yet to reopen, and amid a record filing of at least 2 million unemployment claims statewide d [...] Read full article: Even as parts of Texas remain closed, st...→

China-Taiwan tensions heat up during pandemic as U.S. voices support for island state

The pandemic is inflaming tensions between China and Taiwan and highlighting the United States' role in the decades-long conflict. Read full article: China-Taiwan tensions heat up during pan...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During Pandemic

Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During Pandemic

Tenants and tenant advocacy groups are calling for a national rent strike on May 1st and are pleading with the government for rent forgiveness during the pande [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call ...→

Walz administration asks activists to back off on calls for a rent strike in Minnesota | MinnPost

Walz administration asks activists to back off on calls for a rent strike in Minnesota | MinnPost

Top DFL officials worry the call for a rent strike will endanger the ability to win a significant rental assistance package from the Legislature.  Read full article: Walz administration asks activists to ba...→

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday called for state and federal rent cancellations for tenants struggling to pay their bills during the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: AOC wants state and federal rent cancell...→

State resolves voting rights lawsuit sparked by St. Paul City Council member

State resolves voting rights lawsuit sparked by St. Paul City Council member

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Tuesday that his office has reached an agreement with the plaintiffs in a voting rights lawsuit that was pre [...] Read full article: State resolves voting rights lawsuit spa...→

Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Committee To Address Penalty Weeks Getting In Way Of Unemployment Benefits

Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Committee To Address Penalty Weeks Getting In Way Of Unemployment Benefits

In response to multiple complaints, an Illinois state senator is calling for a discussion on penalty weeks preventing people from receiving unemployment benefi [...] Read full article: Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Commit...→

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to State Lockdowns

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to State Lockdowns

Pope Francis urged obedience to state lockdowns after Italian bishops reproached the government for refusing to allow public worship. Read full article: Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to St...→

Car caravan in Albany Park calls for cancellation or rent, mortgages

Car caravan in Albany Park calls for cancellation or rent, mortgages

Part of a nationwide call for action, the protestors called for additional financial support for renters, homeowners and small landlords. Read full article: Car caravan in Albany Park calls for can...→

State, Feds, Aim to Support Strapped Restaurants With Program to Feed Needy Seniors - Times of San Diego

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a partnership with the federal government Friday to provide three meals a day to needy seniors. Read full article: State, Feds, Aim to Support Strapped Res...→

De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cuomo Should Let Tenants Pay With Security Deposits

De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cuomo Should Let Tenants Pay With Security Deposits

The mayor suggested the governor let tenants use their security deposits, or in some cases defer paying and come up with a repayment plan. Read full article: De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cu...→

Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopening of state economies, says there must be demand for energy

Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopening of state economies, says there must be demand for energy

Former Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said Thursday that Americans should start thinking about their future plans with a reopened economy to help boost the ene [...] Read full article: Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopenin...→

Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally false' media reaction to Bill Barr's comments about state lockdowns

Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally false' media reaction to Bill Barr's comments about state lockdowns

Fox Nation host Lara Logan reacted on “Fox & Friends” to the mainstream media's coverage of Attorney General William Barr’s comments regarding stay-at-home ord [...] Read full article: Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally fals...→

Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen state a ‘slap in the face’

Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen state a ‘slap in the face’

An ER doctor in Georgia says plans to start lifting the coronavirus lockdown are a “slap in the face” to frontline workers — and warned that they “cannot help [...] Read full article: Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen s...→

State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Increased Funding For Small Business Loan Program

State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Increased Funding For Small Business Loan Program

State Senator Janet Cruz outlines suggested modifications to the current small business loan program to limit business from receiving multiple loans until othe [...] Read full article: State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Incre...→

Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to freeze WHO funding ‘se

Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to freeze WHO funding ‘se

Russia on Wednesday hit back at President Trump's announcement to freeze U.S. funding for the World Health Organization, saying the decision made amid the coro [...] Read full article: Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to free...→

De Blasio calls for extension of eviction moratorium, wants landlords to use deposits for rent payments - amNewYork

The financial crisis prompted by the coronavirus pandemic prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday to call on the state to extend its moratorium on Read full article: De Blasio calls for extension of evictio...→

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye proposals like unemployment expansion and state aid

Unlike previous coronavirus stimulus packages, where lawmakers across the board felt they were direly needed, this one will likely feature a more strenuous pol [...] Read full article: As stimulus support grows, lawmakers eye...→

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

After errors, state health commissioner calls integrity of COVID-19 data a 'number one priority' - Atlanta INtown Paper

Transparency and integrity when it comes to the collection of COVID-19 data is the number one priority of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), accord [...] Read full article: After errors, state health commissioner ...→

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

New York City Stepping Up Support For Nursing Homes, Mayor Calls For More Home-Based Care

As of May 18, there were 5,630 coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes statewide, with 3,050 in the city alone. Those Read full article: New York City Stepping Up Support For Nu...→

Even as parts of Texas remain closed, state supreme court orders debt collection and rent payments to resume

Even as parts of Texas remain closed, state supreme court orders debt collection and rent payments to resume

The state court's order comes as many Texas businesses still have yet to reopen, and amid a record filing of at least 2 million unemployment claims statewide d [...] Read full article: Even as parts of Texas remain closed, st...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

China-Taiwan tensions heat up during pandemic as U.S. voices support for island state

The pandemic is inflaming tensions between China and Taiwan and highlighting the United States' role in the decades-long conflict. Read full article: China-Taiwan tensions heat up during pan...→

State house candidate Laura Hois leads food drive to support community needs

State house candidate Laura Hois leads food drive to support community needs

Laura Hois, candidate for state representative in the 81st House District, invites community members to join her in supporting the Downers Grove FISH Food Pant [...] Read full article: State house candidate Laura Hois leads f...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabilized Apartments in Preliminary Vote

The New York City Rent Guidelines Board on Thursday approved a rent freeze in a preliminary vote as renters and landlord continue to grapple with the impact of [...] Read full article: NYC Approves Rent Freeze for Rent-Stabil...→

Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Base Planning Wednesday Flyby Across State To Show Support For Frontline Workers

Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Base Planning Wednesday Flyby Across State To Show Support For Frontline Workers

The Dover Air Force Base is planning a flyby throughout Delaware to show their support for first responders and health care workers. Read full article: Coronavirus Delaware: Dover Air Force Ba...→

Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During Pandemic

Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During Pandemic

Tenants and tenant advocacy groups are calling for a national rent strike on May 1st and are pleading with the government for rent forgiveness during the pande [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call ...→

Walz administration asks activists to back off on calls for a rent strike in Minnesota | MinnPost

Walz administration asks activists to back off on calls for a rent strike in Minnesota | MinnPost

Top DFL officials worry the call for a rent strike will endanger the ability to win a significant rental assistance package from the Legislature.  Read full article: Walz administration asks activists to ba...→

San Jose passes rent freeze due to coronavirus

San Jose passes rent freeze due to coronavirus

The new ordinance will cover nearly 38,000 apartments and 10,000 mobile homes in the city. Read full article: San Jose passes rent freeze due to coron...→

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday called for state and federal rent cancellations for tenants struggling to pay their bills during the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: AOC wants state and federal rent cancell...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, Staff

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Housley Calls For Universal COVID-19 Testing For Care Center Residents, Staff

State Sen. Karin Housley called on state leaders Tuesday to do more to implement universal testing for all residents and staff at long-term care facilities, an [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sen. Hou...→

State resolves voting rights lawsuit sparked by St. Paul City Council member

State resolves voting rights lawsuit sparked by St. Paul City Council member

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Tuesday that his office has reached an agreement with the plaintiffs in a voting rights lawsuit that was pre [...] Read full article: State resolves voting rights lawsuit spa...→

NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for closing state parks: ‘This was a bad public health move by the administration’

NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for closing state parks: ‘This was a bad public health move by the administration’

On April 7, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 118, which closed all state parks, forests and county parks to support social distancing mea [...] Read full article: NJ Assemblyman calls out governor for cl...→

Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Committee To Address Penalty Weeks Getting In Way Of Unemployment Benefits

Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Committee To Address Penalty Weeks Getting In Way Of Unemployment Benefits

In response to multiple complaints, an Illinois state senator is calling for a discussion on penalty weeks preventing people from receiving unemployment benefi [...] Read full article: Illinois State Lawmaker Calls For Commit...→

Poll: Most Americans support state coronavirus restrictions on businesses, gatherings | WTOP

Poll: Most Americans support state coronavirus restrictions on businesses, gatherings | WTOP

A new poll suggests most Americans stand behind state-imposed restrictions on businesses and public gatherings to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Poll: Most Americans support state coron...→

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to State Lockdowns

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to State Lockdowns

Pope Francis urged obedience to state lockdowns after Italian bishops reproached the government for refusing to allow public worship. Read full article: Pope Francis Calls for ‘Obedience’ to St...→

Car caravan in Albany Park calls for cancellation or rent, mortgages

Car caravan in Albany Park calls for cancellation or rent, mortgages

Part of a nationwide call for action, the protestors called for additional financial support for renters, homeowners and small landlords. Read full article: Car caravan in Albany Park calls for can...→

Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to Pass Rent Freeze Amid COVID-19

Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to Pass Rent Freeze Amid COVID-19

“Renter’s Choice” proposals have gained little traction at city and state levels nationwide. Read full article: Why Cities and States Are Reluctant to P...→

State, Feds, Aim to Support Strapped Restaurants With Program to Feed Needy Seniors - Times of San Diego

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a partnership with the federal government Friday to provide three meals a day to needy seniors. Read full article: State, Feds, Aim to Support Strapped Res...→

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, asks state to assist tenants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the state and the city’s Rent Guidelines Board to assist those who may be struggling to pay their rent next mo [...] Read full article: De Blasio calls for NYC rent freeze, ask...→

De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cuomo Should Let Tenants Pay With Security Deposits

De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cuomo Should Let Tenants Pay With Security Deposits

The mayor suggested the governor let tenants use their security deposits, or in some cases defer paying and come up with a repayment plan. Read full article: De Blasio Calls For Rent Freeze, Says Cu...→

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...→

Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopening of state economies, says there must be demand for energy

Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopening of state economies, says there must be demand for energy

Former Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said Thursday that Americans should start thinking about their future plans with a reopened economy to help boost the ene [...] Read full article: Perry calls for 'smart,' 'wise' reopenin...→

Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines Board is Meeting Online

Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines Board is Meeting Online

'Tenants have expressed concerns about their ability to participate in this year’s public process if hearings were to be held online.' Read full article: Mayor Wants Freeze, But Rent Guidelines ...→

Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally false' media reaction to Bill Barr's comments about state lockdowns

Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally false' media reaction to Bill Barr's comments about state lockdowns

Fox Nation host Lara Logan reacted on “Fox & Friends” to the mainstream media's coverage of Attorney General William Barr’s comments regarding stay-at-home ord [...] Read full article: Lara Logan calls out 'fundamentally fals...→

Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over state bankruptcy support: 'Utterly irresponsible'

Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over state bankruptcy support: 'Utterly irresponsible'

Gov. Phil Murphy criticized Sen. Mitch McConnell's support of state bankruptcy instead of coronavirus funding as "utterly irresponsible." Read full article: Gov. Murphy blasts Sen. McConnell over s...→

Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen state a ‘slap in the face’

Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen state a ‘slap in the face’

An ER doctor in Georgia says plans to start lifting the coronavirus lockdown are a “slap in the face” to frontline workers — and warned that they “cannot help [...] Read full article: Georgia ER doctor calls plan to reopen s...→

China calls virus lawsuit brought by US state 'very absurd'

China on Wednesday slammed a lawsuit brought against it by the U.S. state of Missouri over the coronavirus pandemic as “very absurd." Read full article: China calls virus lawsuit brought by US ...→

State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Increased Funding For Small Business Loan Program

State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Increased Funding For Small Business Loan Program

State Senator Janet Cruz outlines suggested modifications to the current small business loan program to limit business from receiving multiple loans until othe [...] Read full article: State Senator Janet Cruz Calls For Incre...→

Filing error may cost Democrats long-held state Assembly seat

Filing error may cost Democrats long-held state Assembly seat

The state Board of Elections Tuesday knocked three-term incumbent Rebecca Seawright off the Democratic and Working Families Party lines. Read full article: Filing error may cost Democrats long-hel...→

Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No Fans, Says Owners Will Support

Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No Fans, Says Owners Will Support

The NBA should resume hosting games as soon as it is safe to do so amid concerns of the coronavirus outbreak, urged Mark Cuban. Read full article: Mark Cuban Calls for NBA Restart with No...→

Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to freeze WHO funding ‘se

Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to freeze WHO funding ‘se

Russia on Wednesday hit back at President Trump's announcement to freeze U.S. funding for the World Health Organization, saying the decision made amid the coro [...] Read full article: Russia calls Donald Trump’s move to free...→

De Blasio calls for extension of eviction moratorium, wants landlords to use deposits for rent payments - amNewYork

The financial crisis prompted by the coronavirus pandemic prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday to call on the state to extend its moratorium on Read full article: De Blasio calls for extension of evictio...→