Loading...
Home 2020-03-20T19:48:13+00:00

Melwood Global is a strategic communications company comprised of former journalists and savvy communicators. We are a boutique firm in Boston and Washington, D.C. that punches well above its weight class.

The “30” Blog

4/3/20 COVID-19 Update

April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Here are today’s legislative takeaways: Homeowner and tenant protection bills are separately advancing through both branches of the Massachusetts legislature but have not made it to the governor’s desk yet. Bills moving the state tax collection deadline, allowing for take-out sales of beer and wine, allowing boards to meet virtually and pushing back municipal property tax collection deadlines were sent to the governor’s desk for his signature. A staggering 181,000 Massachusetts residents filed for unemployment [...]

4/2/20 COVID-19 Update

Talks have begun on what “Round Four” of Federal COVID-19 relief legislation could look like. Small businesses should apply quickly for relief. State revenues are among the growing list of economic losses of COVID-19, and [...]

4/1/20 COVID-19 Update

Rabbit, Rabbit, it’s a socially distant rabbit. The stay-at-home order is extended until May 4th with all nonessential businesses to remain closed. While the Board of Elementary & Secondary Education empowered the Commissioner of Education [...]

3/31/20 COVID-19 Update

There are a lot of unanswered questions this morning: Will Governor Baker extend the nonessential work order? Is riding the MBTA safe? What to do about the $3 billion revenue shortfall the state is expecting [...]

3/30/20 COVID-19 Update

Government didn’t rest over the weekend with rapidly unfolding COVID-19 response continuing. Here’s what you need to know: While many eligible Americans will soon receive their coronavirus stimulus checks, President Trump has officially extended social [...]

3/27/20 COVID-19 Update

The U.S. now leads the world in confirmed cases of COVID-19 with more than 82,000 confirmed cases and nearly 1,200 confirmed deaths. Governor Baker is seeking federal disaster aid for Massachusetts to fight the deepening [...]

3/26/20 COVID-19 Update

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package with direct aid going to many Americans, a huge boost in unemployment benefits, and aid going to larger business with direct oversight and reporting. [...]

Want our COVID-19 Digest
sent straight to your inbox?

Stay informed. Stay updated.

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Melwood Global will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.