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Trump order keeping meat packing plants open worries unions

Trump order keeping meat packing plants open worries unions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took executive action to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and th [...] Read full article: Trump order keeping meat packing plants ...→

Trump order keeping meat packing plants open worries unions

Trump order keeping meat packing plants open worries unions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took executive action to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and th [...] Read full article: Trump order keeping meat packing plants ...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

The Trump administration is gearing up to withdraw from a landmark international treaty that allows reconnaissance flights over Russia, following concerns Mosc [...] Read full article: Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Ope...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

Bars, Restaurants Open as Wisconsin Court Lifts ‘Safer at Home’ Order

MLB says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following [...] Read full article: Bars, Restaurants Open as Wisconsin Cour...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced he will be extending the state’s peacetime emergency into mid-June. However, the state’s stay-at-home or [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To P...→

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda County's coronavirus she [...] Read full article: President Trump: 'California should let ...→

‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: Oceanside City Councilman Rallies Businesses Against Health Order

‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: Oceanside City Councilman Rallies Businesses Against Health Order

An Oceanside city councilman Saturday called on businesses labeled nonessential to reopen in defiance of California’s public health orders which he claimed tra [...] Read full article: ‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: O...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Protesters demand release of Texas salon owner jailed for keeping store open despite coronavirus lockdown

Residents of Dallas County call for Shelley Luther's release from jail after Luther failed to close her salon in compliance with stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Protesters demand release of Texas salon...→

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

The owner of a Miramar barbershop said he’s keeping his doors open in defiance of emergency orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic requiring non-essential [...] Read full article: ‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keepin...→

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plants to remain open, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods was also resuming “limited produc [...] Read full article: In the wake of an executive order from P...→

Wall Street slides at open as Trump warns of new tariffs on China - amNewYork

U.S. stocks fell at open on Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to slap new tariffs on China over the coronavirus crisis, while Apple and Read full article: Wall Street slides at open as Trump warn...→

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Trump did not ask or order the Army to conduct the West Point graduation ceremony, the Army secretary's spokesperson said. Read full article: Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduc...→

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

The executive action signals that decisions around whether to close or reopen plants should be driven by the federal government, not local authorities. Read full article: Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway A...→

Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial Day, Wynn Resorts CEO tells Trump

Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial Day, Wynn Resorts CEO tells Trump

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox told President Donald Trump during a Wednesday roundtable event that he hoped casinos on the Las Vegas strip would be reopened by [...] Read full article: Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial...→

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants:

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants: "We need to make sure it can open safely"

Sioux Falls is home to a large Smithfield Foods pork processing plant where more than 800 employees have been infected by the coronavirus. Read full article: Republican mayor in South Dakota questio...→

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

PresidTrump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'ent Donald Trump on Friday warned state governors to allow churches, synagogues and mosques in the [...] Read full article: Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worsh...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, b [...]

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, b [...]

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, but with limitations, was issued Wednesday in Los Angeles County. The retail bus [...] Read full article: A new open-ended public health order all...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

A judge rules a Michigan barber can remain open despite an executive order closing all barbershops, salons, and spas. Read full article: Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain O...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

Multinational corporations with factories in Mexico have remained open, even after coronavirus outbreaks hit their facilities. Read full article: As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico...→

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he expects meatpacking plants to reopen in “days not weeks” under President Donald Trump’s executive order invoking the [...] Read full article: USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to R...→

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

Contrary to misunderstandings, the actions fall short of ordering meatpacking facilities to reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks among workers. Read full article: The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves t...→

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed President Donald Trump’s e [...] Read full article: Trump’s meat processing order debated; c...→

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

President Trump says Republicans are working to draft a new coronavirus bill and that he plans to pressure states to allow churches to reopen as the pandemic e [...] Read full article: Trump wants churches open, says GOP craf...→

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

President Donald Trump at the White House pushed back on Wednesday against warnings from Dr. Anthony Fauci about reopening schools. Read full article: Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' ...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

"I have hair stylists that are going hungry because they'd rather feed their kids," salon owner Shelley Luther told Dallas Judge Eric Moye. Read full article: Texas judge orders jail sentence for hai...→

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

A surge of coronavirus cases in the Texas Panhandle, a crucial region for the nation’s beef supply, has federal officials sending help to Amarillo to try to co [...] Read full article: Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Ne...→

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pushed forward with her state of emergency order despite opposition from state leaders, protesters and the president. Read full article: Michigan governor extends state emergenc...→

Ford’s plans to open all US assembly plants when Michigan allows it

Ford’s plans to open all US assembly plants when Michigan allows it

Ford officials say they have been ramping up production in China since the end of February, they will restart production in Europe next week and will run assem [...] Read full article: Ford’s plans to open all US assembly pla...→

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Republican Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana is urging the administration to order producers of canned and frozen fruits and vegetables to remain open during the coro [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administrati...→

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should order that flags be flown at half-mast to honor the American lives lost to coro [...] Read full article: Biden says Trump should order flags be f...→

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed P [...] Read full article: Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others ...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

President Trump says Republicans are working to draft a new coronavirus bill and that he plans to pressure states to allow churches to reopen as the pandemic e [...] Read full article: Trump wants churches open, says GOP craf...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, b [...]

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, b [...]

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, but with limitations, was issued Wednesday in Los Angeles County. The retail bus [...] Read full article: A new open-ended public health order all...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced he will be extending the state’s peacetime emergency into mid-June. However, the state’s stay-at-home or [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To P...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

A judge rules a Michigan barber can remain open despite an executive order closing all barbershops, salons, and spas. Read full article: Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain O...→

‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: Oceanside City Councilman Rallies Businesses Against Health Order

‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: Oceanside City Councilman Rallies Businesses Against Health Order

An Oceanside city councilman Saturday called on businesses labeled nonessential to reopen in defiance of California’s public health orders which he claimed tra [...] Read full article: ‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: O...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

Protesters demand release of Texas salon owner jailed for keeping store open despite coronavirus lockdown

Residents of Dallas County call for Shelley Luther's release from jail after Luther failed to close her salon in compliance with stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Protesters demand release of Texas salon...→

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

"I have hair stylists that are going hungry because they'd rather feed their kids," salon owner Shelley Luther told Dallas Judge Eric Moye. Read full article: Texas judge orders jail sentence for hai...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plants to remain open, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods was also resuming “limited produc [...] Read full article: In the wake of an executive order from P...→

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pushed forward with her state of emergency order despite opposition from state leaders, protesters and the president. Read full article: Michigan governor extends state emergenc...→

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

Multinational corporations with factories in Mexico have remained open, even after coronavirus outbreaks hit their facilities. Read full article: As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico...→

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Trump did not ask or order the Army to conduct the West Point graduation ceremony, the Army secretary's spokesperson said. Read full article: Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduc...→

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Republican Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana is urging the administration to order producers of canned and frozen fruits and vegetables to remain open during the coro [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administrati...→

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

Contrary to misunderstandings, the actions fall short of ordering meatpacking facilities to reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks among workers. Read full article: The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves t...→

Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial Day, Wynn Resorts CEO tells Trump

Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial Day, Wynn Resorts CEO tells Trump

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox told President Donald Trump during a Wednesday roundtable event that he hoped casinos on the Las Vegas strip would be reopened by [...] Read full article: Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial...→

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed P [...] Read full article: Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others ...→

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

PresidTrump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'ent Donald Trump on Friday warned state governors to allow churches, synagogues and mosques in the [...] Read full article: Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worsh...→

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

The Trump administration is gearing up to withdraw from a landmark international treaty that allows reconnaissance flights over Russia, following concerns Mosc [...] Read full article: Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Ope...→

Bars, Restaurants Open as Wisconsin Court Lifts ‘Safer at Home’ Order

MLB says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following [...] Read full article: Bars, Restaurants Open as Wisconsin Cour...→

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

President Donald Trump at the White House pushed back on Wednesday against warnings from Dr. Anthony Fauci about reopening schools. Read full article: Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' ...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda County's coronavirus she [...] Read full article: President Trump: 'California should let ...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

The owner of a Miramar barbershop said he’s keeping his doors open in defiance of emergency orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic requiring non-essential [...] Read full article: ‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keepin...→

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

A surge of coronavirus cases in the Texas Panhandle, a crucial region for the nation’s beef supply, has federal officials sending help to Amarillo to try to co [...] Read full article: Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Ne...→

Wall Street slides at open as Trump warns of new tariffs on China - amNewYork

U.S. stocks fell at open on Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to slap new tariffs on China over the coronavirus crisis, while Apple and Read full article: Wall Street slides at open as Trump warn...→

Ford’s plans to open all US assembly plants when Michigan allows it

Ford’s plans to open all US assembly plants when Michigan allows it

Ford officials say they have been ramping up production in China since the end of February, they will restart production in Europe next week and will run assem [...] Read full article: Ford’s plans to open all US assembly pla...→

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he expects meatpacking plants to reopen in “days not weeks” under President Donald Trump’s executive order invoking the [...] Read full article: USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to R...→

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

The executive action signals that decisions around whether to close or reopen plants should be driven by the federal government, not local authorities. Read full article: Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway A...→

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should order that flags be flown at half-mast to honor the American lives lost to coro [...] Read full article: Biden says Trump should order flags be f...→

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed President Donald Trump’s e [...] Read full article: Trump’s meat processing order debated; c...→

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants:

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants: "We need to make sure it can open safely"

Sioux Falls is home to a large Smithfield Foods pork processing plant where more than 800 employees have been infected by the coronavirus. Read full article: Republican mayor in South Dakota questio...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

PresidTrump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'ent Donald Trump on Friday warned state governors to allow churches, synagogues and mosques in the [...] Read full article: Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worsh...→

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

President Trump says Republicans are working to draft a new coronavirus bill and that he plans to pressure states to allow churches to reopen as the pandemic e [...] Read full article: Trump wants churches open, says GOP craf...→

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

The Trump administration is gearing up to withdraw from a landmark international treaty that allows reconnaissance flights over Russia, following concerns Mosc [...] Read full article: Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Ope...→

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

New Trump executive order aims to support economy by rolling back business regulations

President Trump said he will sign a new executive order encouraging economic development during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Trump executive order aims to suppor...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

Bars, Restaurants Open as Wisconsin Court Lifts ‘Safer at Home’ Order

MLB says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following [...] Read full article: Bars, Restaurants Open as Wisconsin Cour...→

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, b [...]

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, b [...]

A new open-ended public health order allowing all retail businesses to reopen, but with limitations, was issued Wednesday in Los Angeles County. The retail bus [...] Read full article: A new open-ended public health order all...→

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

President Donald Trump at the White House pushed back on Wednesday against warnings from Dr. Anthony Fauci about reopening schools. Read full article: Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To Phase Out Stay-At-Home Order; Open Retail Businesses May 18

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced he will be extending the state’s peacetime emergency into mid-June. However, the state’s stay-at-home or [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz To P...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda County's coronavirus she [...] Read full article: President Trump: 'California should let ...→

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain Open Despite Executive Order

A judge rules a Michigan barber can remain open despite an executive order closing all barbershops, salons, and spas. Read full article: Judge Rules Michigan Barber Can Remain O...→

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

President Trump tweets support for Elon Musk after he reopened Tesla plant against Alameda County order

"Open the plant, NOW." President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda C [...] Read full article: President Trump tweets support for Elon ...→

‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: Oceanside City Councilman Rallies Businesses Against Health Order

‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: Oceanside City Councilman Rallies Businesses Against Health Order

An Oceanside city councilman Saturday called on businesses labeled nonessential to reopen in defiance of California’s public health orders which he claimed tra [...] Read full article: ‘I Encourage You to Open Immediately’: O...→

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-by-Mail Order

The Trump campaign blasted California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order allowing registered voters in the state to vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Campaign Slams California's Vote-b...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

Protesters demand release of Texas salon owner jailed for keeping store open despite coronavirus lockdown

Residents of Dallas County call for Shelley Luther's release from jail after Luther failed to close her salon in compliance with stay-at-home orders. Read full article: Protesters demand release of Texas salon...→

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

Texas judge orders jail sentence for hair salon owner who kept business open despite stay-at-home order

"I have hair stylists that are going hungry because they'd rather feed their kids," salon owner Shelley Luther told Dallas Judge Eric Moye. Read full article: Texas judge orders jail sentence for hai...→

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keeping Doors Open Despite Coronavirus Orders

The owner of a Miramar barbershop said he’s keeping his doors open in defiance of emergency orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic requiring non-essential [...] Read full article: ‘Essential to Me’: Miramar Barber Keepin...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Near Texas Meat Plants

A surge of coronavirus cases in the Texas Panhandle, a crucial region for the nation’s beef supply, has federal officials sending help to Amarillo to try to co [...] Read full article: Mayor Says Help Coming as Cases Climb Ne...→

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plan [...]

In the wake of an executive order from President Donald Trump ordering meat plants to remain open, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods was also resuming “limited produc [...] Read full article: In the wake of an executive order from P...→

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan governor extends state emergency order despite protest and Trump tweet

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pushed forward with her state of emergency order despite opposition from state leaders, protesters and the president. Read full article: Michigan governor extends state emergenc...→

Wall Street slides at open as Trump warns of new tariffs on China - amNewYork

U.S. stocks fell at open on Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to slap new tariffs on China over the coronavirus crisis, while Apple and Read full article: Wall Street slides at open as Trump warn...→

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico to Keep American-Owned Plants Open

Multinational corporations with factories in Mexico have remained open, even after coronavirus outbreaks hit their facilities. Read full article: As Workers Fall Ill, U.S. Presses Mexico...→

Ford’s plans to open all US assembly plants when Michigan allows it

Ford’s plans to open all US assembly plants when Michigan allows it

Ford officials say they have been ramping up production in China since the end of February, they will restart production in Europe next week and will run assem [...] Read full article: Ford’s plans to open all US assembly pla...→

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduct the West Point Graduation

Trump did not ask or order the Army to conduct the West Point graduation ceremony, the Army secretary's spokesperson said. Read full article: Army: Trump Did Not Order Army to Conduc...→

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to Reopen in 'Days Not Weeks'

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he expects meatpacking plants to reopen in “days not weeks” under President Donald Trump’s executive order invoking the [...] Read full article: USDA Boss Sonny Perdue: Meat Plants to R...→

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administration to order frozen veggie producers to stay open

Republican Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana is urging the administration to order producers of canned and frozen fruits and vegetables to remain open during the coro [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun urges Trump administrati...→

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway After Trump’s Order

The executive action signals that decisions around whether to close or reopen plants should be driven by the federal government, not local authorities. Read full article: Powerful Meat Industry Holds More Sway A...→

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves to Prevent a Meat Shortage, Explained

Contrary to misunderstandings, the actions fall short of ordering meatpacking facilities to reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks among workers. Read full article: The Trump Administration’s Legal Moves t...→

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Biden says Trump should order flags be flown at half-mast

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said President Donald Trump should order that flags be flown at half-mast to honor the American lives lost to coro [...] Read full article: Biden says Trump should order flags be f...→

Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial Day, Wynn Resorts CEO tells Trump

Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial Day, Wynn Resorts CEO tells Trump

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox told President Donald Trump during a Wednesday roundtable event that he hoped casinos on the Las Vegas strip would be reopened by [...] Read full article: Las Vegas casinos could open by Memorial...→

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Trump’s meat processing order debated; closed Minnesota plant euthanizing excess hogs

Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed President Donald Trump’s e [...] Read full article: Trump’s meat processing order debated; c...→

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others question virus risks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Big meatpacking companies that have struggled to keep plants running during the coronavirus crisis said Wednesday that they welcomed P [...] Read full article: Meatpackers welcome Trump order; others ...→

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants:

Republican mayor in South Dakota questions Trump order opening meat plants: "We need to make sure it can open safely"

Sioux Falls is home to a large Smithfield Foods pork processing plant where more than 800 employees have been infected by the coronavirus. Read full article: Republican mayor in South Dakota questio...→