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State, congressional leaders pledge to quickly reopen Worthington pork plant where 26 tested positive for COVID-19 | MinnPost

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District who chairs the House’s Agriculture Committee, said a task force that includes [...] Read full article: State, congressional leaders pledge to q...→

State, congressional leaders pledge to quickly reopen Worthington pork plant where 26 tested positive for COVID-19 | MinnPost

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat from Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District who chairs the House’s Agriculture Committee, said a task force that includes [...] Read full article: State, congressional leaders pledge to q...→

San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Reopen, But Dining Experience Will Change - Times of San Diego

San Diego County received the go-ahead from the state of California Wednesday night to allow restaurants to again serve dine-in customers. Read full article: San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Re...→

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins phase one of its reopening, health department data showed it has not made a significant decrease in the number of cases. Read full article: As Florida begins to reopen state busine...→

Congressional Democrats launch investigation into Trump's firing of State Department IG

Congressional Democrats launch investigation into Trump's firing of State Department IG

The top Democrats on the House and Senate Foreign Affairs committees launched an investigation Saturday into President Trump's Friday night firing of State Dep [...] Read full article: Congressional Democrats launch investiga...→

Some California churches to reopen May 31, with or without state approval

Some California churches to reopen May 31, with or without state approval

OAKLAND  —  Bishop Bob Jackson of Acts Full Gospel Church is vowing to open his 4,000-seat sanctuary to worshipers on May 31, with or without the state governm [...] Read full article: Some California churches to reopen May 3...→

New York is starting to reopen, but local leaders fear what comes next

New York is starting to reopen, but local leaders fear what comes next

Huge spending cuts are expected in a few days as the state deals with a Covid-19 fiscal crisis. Read full article: New York is starting to reopen, but loca...→

Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Walmart stores: Bay State leaders seek answers

Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Walmart stores: Bay State leaders seek answers

The Massachusetts congressional delegation is urging Walmart to protect workers after nearly 100 Walmart employees in the Bay State recently tested positive fo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Wa...→

Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to Reopen Next Monday

Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to Reopen Next Monday

Broward County leaders spent Monday afternoon discussing a possible plan to reopen the area by May 18th, coinciding with neighboring Miami-Dade County’s planne [...] Read full article: Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to R...→

Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Power Under Pandemic

Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Power Under Pandemic

Cardinals, bishops, and Catholic leaders have signed a declaration denouncing unjustified government coercion of citizens over coronavirus. Read full article: Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Po...→

Michigan governor to announce manufacturing can reopen in state, report says

Companies will be told they can begin work next week at their plants, including training their workforces for the restart, the sources told Reuters. Gov. Gretc [...] Read full article: Michigan governor to announce manufactur...→

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Gov. Charlie Baker said businesses will not be allowed to reopen before May 18 on the day a mandatory mask order went into effect. Read full article: Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen St...→

Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Ready To Reopen, State Borrows $10B To Fund Unemployment Benefits

Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Ready To Reopen, State Borrows $10B To Fund Unemployment Benefits

California says flower shops, bookstores, sports goods and clothing retailers can all reopen with curbside pickup this Friday, but only if local leaders feel i [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Read...→

GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen Congress During Pandemic

GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen Congress During Pandemic

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- alongside GOP leaders -- outlined a plan to reopen the People's House during the coronavirus. Read full article: GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen...→

Florida state parks will reopen May 4, governor says

Florida state parks will reopen May 4, governor says

Governor Ron DeSantis said on Friday that all Florida state parks will reopen as part of his "SAFE. SMART. STEP-BY-STEP. PLAN" to get the state open again. Read full article: Florida state parks will reopen May 4, g...→

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Parking lots are slowly beginning to re-open at some of California’s state parks. Over the weekend, and without an official announcement, the state began to pa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 C...→

7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities to Reopen for Drive-Through Sticker Renewal

7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities to Reopen for Drive-Through Sticker Renewal

Beginning Tuesday, seven Illinois Secretary of State facilities, including three in Chicago, will reopen to offer drive-through vehicle registration sticker re [...] Read full article: 7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities...→

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Restaurants in Washington state will be required to keep a log of each dine-in customer to facilitate contact tracing during phase two of the state's reopening [...] Read full article: Washington state directs restaurants to ...→

A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to Reopen

A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to Reopen

In Farmington, N.M., the economy was already struggling. Now everyone knows someone who is out of work because of the coronavirus. Very few say they know anyon [...] Read full article: A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to R...→

Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen sanctuary doors early in Southern California

Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen sanctuary doors early in Southern California

The faith leaders say they will resume services May 31, even though Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reopening schedule does not allow it. Read full article: Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen...→

Indiana’s governor is allowing churches to reopen, but many area religious leaders don’t want to be a ‘control group’

Indiana’s governor is allowing churches to reopen, but many area religious leaders don’t want to be a ‘control group’

Despite the green light from Gov. Eric Holcomb for Indiana churches to reopen Friday, many Northwest Indiana pews will remain empty on Sunday and beyond. Read full article: Indiana’s governor is allowing churches ...→

Illinois reports the largest number of deaths on day governor releases plan to reopen state

Illinois reports the largest number of deaths on day governor releases plan to reopen state

The state is currently in the second phase of a five-phase plan to reopen its businesses, and there are clear benchmarks for continuing to open it further. Read full article: Illinois reports the largest number of d...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Two weeks after a coronavirus outbreak shut it down, the JBS pork plant in Worthington is set to partially reopen this week. The “kill side” of the plant will [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington po...→

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

World leaders have pledged billions of dollars to help fund research into a coronavirus vaccine and to develop new treatments and better testing Read full article: World leaders pledge billions for virus ...→

Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reopen More Quickly

Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reopen More Quickly

The Naperville Park District will reopen some of its facilities and programs on June 1 and plans to take legal action in an effort to reopen entirely on its ow [...] Read full article: Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reo...→

Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, demand Colorado reopen

Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, demand Colorado reopen

DENVER — When a Colorado veteran organized a rally to reopen Colorado, he said he was thinking about the freedoms he fought to protect. Read full article: Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, de...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Restaurants will now have to keep a record of patrons' phone numbers, email addresses and time in to help with contact tracing. Read full article: Washington state will soon let restauran...→

Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State Until May 26 Despite Improving Coronavirus Data

Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State Until May 26 Despite Improving Coronavirus Data

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers insists on keeping the state shut down until May 26 despite a declining rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Read full article: Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State...→

Michigan says manufacturing can reopen in state on May 11

Relieving pressure... "The reopening of manufacturing plants should help relieve some pressure for the auto industry, which it desperately needs right now," Ed [...] Read full article: Michigan says manufacturing can reopen i...→

Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-positioned' to come out of economic downturn 'quickly' when states reopen

Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-positioned' to come out of economic downturn 'quickly' when states reopen

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said on Wednesday that the American economy is "well-positioned" to rebound after the coronavirus-related economic shutdowns are  [...] Read full article: Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-pos...→

Local Leaders to Announce Push to Reopen More Businesses

With Gov. Gavin Newsom’s approval to move California forward with Phase 2 of his reopening plan, select local leaders will meet Wednesday to share guidelines o [...] Read full article: Local Leaders to Announce Push to Reopen...→

Republicans push local leaders to relax social distancing for states to reopen quicker

Republicans push local leaders to relax social distancing for states to reopen quicker

The push for localities to bear the brunt of the responsibility comes as states across the country grapple with how to resurrect their economies by allowing so [...] Read full article: Republicans push local leaders to relax ...→

Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees leaders pledge billions, but US skips it

Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees leaders pledge billions, but US skips it

The Trump administration, facing the deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in the world, was notably absent from the virtual vaccine summit. Read full article: Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees ...→

Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVID-19 fight, absent of U.S.

Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVID-19 fight, absent of U.S.

Global leaders on Monday collectively pledged more than $8 billion for the fight against the coronavirus around the world that will go towards vaccination rese [...] Read full article: Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVI...→

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus

Commission claims fundraising victory for pandemic fight even as total new money is unclear. Read full article: World leaders pledge to fight coronaviru...→

As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state sees highest single day rise in deaths since middle of March

As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state sees highest single day rise in deaths since middle of March

As the Texas economy poised for its reopening on May 1, the announcement of 50 deaths and more than 1,000 new cases brought a grim reminder that the new corona [...] Read full article: As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state...→

San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Reopen, But Dining Experience Will Change - Times of San Diego

San Diego County received the go-ahead from the state of California Wednesday night to allow restaurants to again serve dine-in customers. Read full article: San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Re...→

Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reopen More Quickly

Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reopen More Quickly

The Naperville Park District will reopen some of its facilities and programs on June 1 and plans to take legal action in an effort to reopen entirely on its ow [...] Read full article: Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reo...→

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Parking lots are slowly beginning to re-open at some of California’s state parks. Over the weekend, and without an official announcement, the state began to pa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 C...→

Congressional Democrats launch investigation into Trump's firing of State Department IG

Congressional Democrats launch investigation into Trump's firing of State Department IG

The top Democrats on the House and Senate Foreign Affairs committees launched an investigation Saturday into President Trump's Friday night firing of State Dep [...] Read full article: Congressional Democrats launch investiga...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Restaurants in Washington state will be required to keep a log of each dine-in customer to facilitate contact tracing during phase two of the state's reopening [...] Read full article: Washington state directs restaurants to ...→

New York is starting to reopen, but local leaders fear what comes next

New York is starting to reopen, but local leaders fear what comes next

Huge spending cuts are expected in a few days as the state deals with a Covid-19 fiscal crisis. Read full article: New York is starting to reopen, but loca...→

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Restaurants will now have to keep a record of patrons' phone numbers, email addresses and time in to help with contact tracing. Read full article: Washington state will soon let restauran...→

A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to Reopen

A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to Reopen

In Farmington, N.M., the economy was already struggling. Now everyone knows someone who is out of work because of the coronavirus. Very few say they know anyon [...] Read full article: A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to R...→

Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to Reopen Next Monday

Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to Reopen Next Monday

Broward County leaders spent Monday afternoon discussing a possible plan to reopen the area by May 18th, coinciding with neighboring Miami-Dade County’s planne [...] Read full article: Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to R...→

Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen sanctuary doors early in Southern California

Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen sanctuary doors early in Southern California

The faith leaders say they will resume services May 31, even though Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reopening schedule does not allow it. Read full article: Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen...→

Michigan governor to announce manufacturing can reopen in state, report says

Companies will be told they can begin work next week at their plants, including training their workforces for the restart, the sources told Reuters. Gov. Gretc [...] Read full article: Michigan governor to announce manufactur...→

Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-positioned' to come out of economic downturn 'quickly' when states reopen

Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-positioned' to come out of economic downturn 'quickly' when states reopen

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said on Wednesday that the American economy is "well-positioned" to rebound after the coronavirus-related economic shutdowns are  [...] Read full article: Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-pos...→

Republicans push local leaders to relax social distancing for states to reopen quicker

Republicans push local leaders to relax social distancing for states to reopen quicker

The push for localities to bear the brunt of the responsibility comes as states across the country grapple with how to resurrect their economies by allowing so [...] Read full article: Republicans push local leaders to relax ...→

Illinois reports the largest number of deaths on day governor releases plan to reopen state

Illinois reports the largest number of deaths on day governor releases plan to reopen state

The state is currently in the second phase of a five-phase plan to reopen its businesses, and there are clear benchmarks for continuing to open it further. Read full article: Illinois reports the largest number of d...→

GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen Congress During Pandemic

GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen Congress During Pandemic

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- alongside GOP leaders -- outlined a plan to reopen the People's House during the coronavirus. Read full article: GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen...→

Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVID-19 fight, absent of U.S.

Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVID-19 fight, absent of U.S.

Global leaders on Monday collectively pledged more than $8 billion for the fight against the coronavirus around the world that will go towards vaccination rese [...] Read full article: Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVI...→

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

World leaders have pledged billions of dollars to help fund research into a coronavirus vaccine and to develop new treatments and better testing Read full article: World leaders pledge billions for virus ...→

As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state sees highest single day rise in deaths since middle of March

As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state sees highest single day rise in deaths since middle of March

As the Texas economy poised for its reopening on May 1, the announcement of 50 deaths and more than 1,000 new cases brought a grim reminder that the new corona [...] Read full article: As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state...→

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins phase one of its reopening, health department data showed it has not made a significant decrease in the number of cases. Read full article: As Florida begins to reopen state busine...→

Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, demand Colorado reopen

Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, demand Colorado reopen

DENVER — When a Colorado veteran organized a rally to reopen Colorado, he said he was thinking about the freedoms he fought to protect. Read full article: Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, de...→

7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities to Reopen for Drive-Through Sticker Renewal

7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities to Reopen for Drive-Through Sticker Renewal

Beginning Tuesday, seven Illinois Secretary of State facilities, including three in Chicago, will reopen to offer drive-through vehicle registration sticker re [...] Read full article: 7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities...→

Some California churches to reopen May 31, with or without state approval

Some California churches to reopen May 31, with or without state approval

OAKLAND  —  Bishop Bob Jackson of Acts Full Gospel Church is vowing to open his 4,000-seat sanctuary to worshipers on May 31, with or without the state governm [...] Read full article: Some California churches to reopen May 3...→

Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Walmart stores: Bay State leaders seek answers

Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Walmart stores: Bay State leaders seek answers

The Massachusetts congressional delegation is urging Walmart to protect workers after nearly 100 Walmart employees in the Bay State recently tested positive fo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Wa...→

Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State Until May 26 Despite Improving Coronavirus Data

Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State Until May 26 Despite Improving Coronavirus Data

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers insists on keeping the state shut down until May 26 despite a declining rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Read full article: Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State...→

Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Power Under Pandemic

Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Power Under Pandemic

Cardinals, bishops, and Catholic leaders have signed a declaration denouncing unjustified government coercion of citizens over coronavirus. Read full article: Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Po...→

Michigan says manufacturing can reopen in state on May 11

Relieving pressure... "The reopening of manufacturing plants should help relieve some pressure for the auto industry, which it desperately needs right now," Ed [...] Read full article: Michigan says manufacturing can reopen i...→

Indiana’s governor is allowing churches to reopen, but many area religious leaders don’t want to be a ‘control group’

Indiana’s governor is allowing churches to reopen, but many area religious leaders don’t want to be a ‘control group’

Despite the green light from Gov. Eric Holcomb for Indiana churches to reopen Friday, many Northwest Indiana pews will remain empty on Sunday and beyond. Read full article: Indiana’s governor is allowing churches ...→

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Gov. Charlie Baker said businesses will not be allowed to reopen before May 18 on the day a mandatory mask order went into effect. Read full article: Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen St...→

Local Leaders to Announce Push to Reopen More Businesses

With Gov. Gavin Newsom’s approval to move California forward with Phase 2 of his reopening plan, select local leaders will meet Wednesday to share guidelines o [...] Read full article: Local Leaders to Announce Push to Reopen...→

Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Ready To Reopen, State Borrows $10B To Fund Unemployment Benefits

Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Ready To Reopen, State Borrows $10B To Fund Unemployment Benefits

California says flower shops, bookstores, sports goods and clothing retailers can all reopen with curbside pickup this Friday, but only if local leaders feel i [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Read...→

Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees leaders pledge billions, but US skips it

Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees leaders pledge billions, but US skips it

The Trump administration, facing the deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in the world, was notably absent from the virtual vaccine summit. Read full article: Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees ...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Two weeks after a coronavirus outbreak shut it down, the JBS pork plant in Worthington is set to partially reopen this week. The “kill side” of the plant will [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington po...→

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus

Commission claims fundraising victory for pandemic fight even as total new money is unclear. Read full article: World leaders pledge to fight coronaviru...→

Florida state parks will reopen May 4, governor says

Florida state parks will reopen May 4, governor says

Governor Ron DeSantis said on Friday that all Florida state parks will reopen as part of his "SAFE. SMART. STEP-BY-STEP. PLAN" to get the state open again. Read full article: Florida state parks will reopen May 4, g...→

San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Reopen, But Dining Experience Will Change - Times of San Diego

San Diego County received the go-ahead from the state of California Wednesday night to allow restaurants to again serve dine-in customers. Read full article: San Diego Restaurants Get State OK to Re...→

Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reopen More Quickly

Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reopen More Quickly

The Naperville Park District will reopen some of its facilities and programs on June 1 and plans to take legal action in an effort to reopen entirely on its ow [...] Read full article: Naperville Park District Will Sue to Reo...→

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins to reopen state businesses, data shows no significant progress in COVID-19 fight

As Florida begins phase one of its reopening, health department data showed it has not made a significant decrease in the number of cases. Read full article: As Florida begins to reopen state busine...→

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 California state parks

Parking lots are slowly beginning to re-open at some of California’s state parks. Over the weekend, and without an official announcement, the state began to pa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Parking lots reopen at 27 C...→

Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, demand Colorado reopen

Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, demand Colorado reopen

DENVER — When a Colorado veteran organized a rally to reopen Colorado, he said he was thinking about the freedoms he fought to protect. Read full article: Hundreds rally outside State Capitol, de...→

Congressional Democrats launch investigation into Trump's firing of State Department IG

Congressional Democrats launch investigation into Trump's firing of State Department IG

The top Democrats on the House and Senate Foreign Affairs committees launched an investigation Saturday into President Trump's Friday night firing of State Dep [...] Read full article: Congressional Democrats launch investiga...→

7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities to Reopen for Drive-Through Sticker Renewal

7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities to Reopen for Drive-Through Sticker Renewal

Beginning Tuesday, seven Illinois Secretary of State facilities, including three in Chicago, will reopen to offer drive-through vehicle registration sticker re [...] Read full article: 7 Illinois Secretary of State Facilities...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Some California churches to reopen May 31, with or without state approval

Some California churches to reopen May 31, with or without state approval

OAKLAND  —  Bishop Bob Jackson of Acts Full Gospel Church is vowing to open his 4,000-seat sanctuary to worshipers on May 31, with or without the state governm [...] Read full article: Some California churches to reopen May 3...→

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Washington state directs restaurants to log all eat-in customers in order to reopen

Restaurants in Washington state will be required to keep a log of each dine-in customer to facilitate contact tracing during phase two of the state's reopening [...] Read full article: Washington state directs restaurants to ...→

New York is starting to reopen, but local leaders fear what comes next

New York is starting to reopen, but local leaders fear what comes next

Huge spending cuts are expected in a few days as the state deals with a Covid-19 fiscal crisis. Read full article: New York is starting to reopen, but loca...→

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Washington state will soon let restaurants reopen — but only if they keep a record of all their customers

Restaurants will now have to keep a record of patrons' phone numbers, email addresses and time in to help with contact tracing. Read full article: Washington state will soon let restauran...→

Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Walmart stores: Bay State leaders seek answers

Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Walmart stores: Bay State leaders seek answers

The Massachusetts congressional delegation is urging Walmart to protect workers after nearly 100 Walmart employees in the Bay State recently tested positive fo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus clusters in Massachusetts Wa...→

A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to Reopen

A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to Reopen

In Farmington, N.M., the economy was already struggling. Now everyone knows someone who is out of work because of the coronavirus. Very few say they know anyon [...] Read full article: A Red Corner of a Blue State Fights to R...→

Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State Until May 26 Despite Improving Coronavirus Data

Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State Until May 26 Despite Improving Coronavirus Data

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers insists on keeping the state shut down until May 26 despite a declining rate of positive COVID-19 tests. Read full article: Wisconsin Governor Will Not Reopen State...→

Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to Reopen Next Monday

Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to Reopen Next Monday

Broward County leaders spent Monday afternoon discussing a possible plan to reopen the area by May 18th, coinciding with neighboring Miami-Dade County’s planne [...] Read full article: Broward County Leaders Discuss Plan to R...→

Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Power Under Pandemic

Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Power Under Pandemic

Cardinals, bishops, and Catholic leaders have signed a declaration denouncing unjustified government coercion of citizens over coronavirus. Read full article: Catholic Leaders Decry Abuse of State Po...→

Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen sanctuary doors early in Southern California

Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen sanctuary doors early in Southern California

The faith leaders say they will resume services May 31, even though Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reopening schedule does not allow it. Read full article: Evangelical church leaders vow to reopen...→

Michigan says manufacturing can reopen in state on May 11

Relieving pressure... "The reopening of manufacturing plants should help relieve some pressure for the auto industry, which it desperately needs right now," Ed [...] Read full article: Michigan says manufacturing can reopen i...→

Michigan governor to announce manufacturing can reopen in state, report says

Companies will be told they can begin work next week at their plants, including training their workforces for the restart, the sources told Reuters. Gov. Gretc [...] Read full article: Michigan governor to announce manufactur...→

Indiana’s governor is allowing churches to reopen, but many area religious leaders don’t want to be a ‘control group’

Indiana’s governor is allowing churches to reopen, but many area religious leaders don’t want to be a ‘control group’

Despite the green light from Gov. Eric Holcomb for Indiana churches to reopen Friday, many Northwest Indiana pews will remain empty on Sunday and beyond. Read full article: Indiana’s governor is allowing churches ...→

Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-positioned' to come out of economic downturn 'quickly' when states reopen

Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-positioned' to come out of economic downturn 'quickly' when states reopen

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said on Wednesday that the American economy is "well-positioned" to rebound after the coronavirus-related economic shutdowns are  [...] Read full article: Labor Secretary Scalia says US 'well-pos...→

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Gov. Charlie Baker said businesses will not be allowed to reopen before May 18 on the day a mandatory mask order went into effect. Read full article: Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen St...→

Local Leaders to Announce Push to Reopen More Businesses

With Gov. Gavin Newsom’s approval to move California forward with Phase 2 of his reopening plan, select local leaders will meet Wednesday to share guidelines o [...] Read full article: Local Leaders to Announce Push to Reopen...→

Republicans push local leaders to relax social distancing for states to reopen quicker

Republicans push local leaders to relax social distancing for states to reopen quicker

The push for localities to bear the brunt of the responsibility comes as states across the country grapple with how to resurrect their economies by allowing so [...] Read full article: Republicans push local leaders to relax ...→

Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Ready To Reopen, State Borrows $10B To Fund Unemployment Benefits

Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Ready To Reopen, State Borrows $10B To Fund Unemployment Benefits

California says flower shops, bookstores, sports goods and clothing retailers can all reopen with curbside pickup this Friday, but only if local leaders feel i [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Garcetti Says City Not Read...→

Illinois reports the largest number of deaths on day governor releases plan to reopen state

Illinois reports the largest number of deaths on day governor releases plan to reopen state

The state is currently in the second phase of a five-phase plan to reopen its businesses, and there are clear benchmarks for continuing to open it further. Read full article: Illinois reports the largest number of d...→

Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees leaders pledge billions, but US skips it

Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees leaders pledge billions, but US skips it

The Trump administration, facing the deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in the world, was notably absent from the virtual vaccine summit. Read full article: Coronavirus virtual vaccine summit sees ...→

GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen Congress During Pandemic

GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen Congress During Pandemic

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- alongside GOP leaders -- outlined a plan to reopen the People's House during the coronavirus. Read full article: GOP Leaders Present Strategies to Reopen...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington pork plant to partially reopen this week

Two weeks after a coronavirus outbreak shut it down, the JBS pork plant in Worthington is set to partially reopen this week. The “kill side” of the plant will [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: Worthington po...→

Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVID-19 fight, absent of U.S.

Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVID-19 fight, absent of U.S.

Global leaders on Monday collectively pledged more than $8 billion for the fight against the coronavirus around the world that will go towards vaccination rese [...] Read full article: Global leaders pledge $8 billion to COVI...→

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

World leaders pledge billions for virus vaccine research

World leaders have pledged billions of dollars to help fund research into a coronavirus vaccine and to develop new treatments and better testing Read full article: World leaders pledge billions for virus ...→

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus

Commission claims fundraising victory for pandemic fight even as total new money is unclear. Read full article: World leaders pledge to fight coronaviru...→

As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state sees highest single day rise in deaths since middle of March

As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state sees highest single day rise in deaths since middle of March

As the Texas economy poised for its reopening on May 1, the announcement of 50 deaths and more than 1,000 new cases brought a grim reminder that the new corona [...] Read full article: As parts of Texas begin to reopen, state...→

Florida state parks will reopen May 4, governor says

Florida state parks will reopen May 4, governor says

Governor Ron DeSantis said on Friday that all Florida state parks will reopen as part of his "SAFE. SMART. STEP-BY-STEP. PLAN" to get the state open again. Read full article: Florida state parks will reopen May 4, g...→