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4/8/20 COVID-19 Update

By | April 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

State health providers will receive an additional $800 million beginning in July. Grocery stores are reducing their occupancy and hours beginning today. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley pushes for release of racial and ethnic data on COVID-19 [...]

4/7/20 COVID-19 Update

By | April 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

A statewide relief fund is available to residents negatively affected by COVID-19. Speaker Nancy Pelosi seeks $1 trillion for next COVID-19 relief bill. State budget leaders host virtual economic roundtable this morning. Small businesses struggle [...]

4/6/20 COVID-19 Update

By | April 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh recommends a city-wide curfew beginning today. Top American health leaders tell Americans to brace for the toughest week yet. State education officials wait to decide on cancelling the rest of the [...]

4/3/20 COVID-19 Update

By | April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

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 [...]

4/2/20 COVID-19 Update

By | April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

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

By | April 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

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

By | March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

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

By | March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

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

By | March 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

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

By | March 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|

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. [...]