6/8/20 COVID-19 Update

2020-06-08T10:10:35+00:00 By |

The Landscape Week two of national unrest, peaceful marches and protests is prompting demands for action on systemic racism in every sector of government.   Today starts Phase Two of reopening. Non-essential retail businesses are allowed to open with new restrictions, as well as many other personal services. Budget writers will welcome the reopening as May’s [...]

6/1/20 COVID-19 Update

2020-06-08T10:08:30+00:00 By |

The Mood As protests engulf the nation and Boston, some turning violent, much of the focus early in the week will be on response and reaction. Attention will shift away from business re-openings, planned legislative action, and election matters like tonight’s scheduled debate between Senator Ed Markey and Congressman Joe Kennedy III.   The News Boston [...]

5/29/20 COVID-19 Update

2020-06-08T10:00:46+00:00 By |

Testimony deadline on emergency paid sick time bill is today at 5 p.m. Fiscal watchdog group warns economic recovery could take five years $50 billion childcare stabilization bill filed in Congress to save the industry from destruction Congress modifies how money can be spent from the Paycheck Protection Program Friday’s Silver Lining: A grandmother finds inventive [...]