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Cooped-Up Children Lose Refuge as N.Y.C. Playgrounds Are Closed

Governor orders shutdown of playgrounds and basketball courts to maintain social distancing, but parks remain open.
Tags: News, New York City, Bill, De Blasio, Cuomo, Children and Childhood, Andrew M, Playgrounds, Shutdowns (Institutional, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Cuomo Is a Media Hero in the Pandemic. De Blasio Is a Scapegoat.

The mayor of New York, who is often disdainful of the media, has become an irresistible punching bag.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Bill, New York State, De Blasio, Cuomo, Andrew M, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Safety Net Got a Quick Patch. What Happens After the Coronavirus?

The emergency legislation enacted by Congress with support from Republicans and President Trump has intensified a long-running debate about whether the United States does enough in ordinary times to protect the needy.
Tags: News, Congress, Poverty, Unemployment, United States, Bill, Relief, Clinton, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Welfare (US, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


Did the House Give Itself a $25M Raise in Coronavirus Aid Bill?

Rumors claimed that U.S. representatives were using coronavirus aid legislation to give themselves a pay raise.
Tags: News, Bill, COVID-19


The Safety Net Is Stronger. What Happens After the Coronavirus?

The emergency legislation enacted by Congress with support from Republicans and President Trump has intensified a long-running debate about whether the United States does enough in ordinary times to protect the needy.
Tags: News, Congress, Poverty, Unemployment, United States, Bill, Relief, Clinton, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Welfare (US, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


The US government just "disestablished" a Native American reservation

From WBUR: The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs told the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe on Friday that the tribe's reservation will be "disestablished" and its land taken out of trust, per an order from Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, tribe Chairman Cedric Cromwell announced in a post on the tribe's website. The Mashpee Wampanoag and their ancestors have lived on and around Cape Cod for thousands of years. They are one of two federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts. ...
Tags: Post, Real Estate, News, Washington Post, Boston, Massachusetts, US, Commission, Bia, Native Americans, Associated Press, Bill, American Indian, Native American, Rhode Island, Cape Cod


Canada: New Job Protected Leaves In Ontario: COVID-19 - MacDonald & Associates

Yesterday, the Ontario Provincial Government passed Bill 186, the Employment Standards Amendment Act, which amended the Employment Standards Act to provide for a special job-protected leave of absence as a result of the pandemic.
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Ontario, Associates, MacDonald, Ontario Provincial Government


Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Latest Updates

A Navy hospital ship docked in Manhattan to provide relief to hospitals as the number of coronavirus deaths in the state surpassed 1,200.
Tags: News, Navy, New York City, Hospitals, Museums, Manhattan, Bill, Ny, De Blasio, Cuomo, Andrew M, Flowers and Plants, Deaths (Fatalities, World Trade Center (Manhattan, September 11 (2001, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A ‘Wartime Factory’ in Brooklyn Is Fighting Coronavirus

The old Navy Yard’s manufacturers, including printers and distillers, have pivoted to making urgently needed face shields and hand sanitizer.
Tags: News, Masks, Brooklyn, Bill, Ny, De Blasio, Navy Yard, Labor and Jobs, Brooklyn Navy Yard (Brooklyn, Protective Clothing and Gear, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Ventilators (Medical


Canada: COVID-19: Ontario Passes Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020 - CCPartners

On March 19, 2020, the government of Ontario passed Bill 186, the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2020 to provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19.
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Ontario, COVID


Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest

"Thousands of people will pass away," the governor warned as the number of deaths statewide verged on 1,000.
Tags: News, New York City, Bill, De Blasio, Cuomo, Foye, Andrew M, Deaths (Fatalities, Patrick J, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Ventilators (Medical


Bill Gates' prediction for when coronavirus cases will peak in US

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Bill Gates says that the US should shutdown the entire country for a short period of time to control the spread of the coronavirus and predicts that the number of cases will peak in late April.
Tags: News, US, Bill Gates, Stories, Bill, Melinda Gates Foundation


Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Cases Top 100,000; Trump Signs $2 Trillion Relief Bill

President Trump, who had questioned the need for additional ventilators, pushes industry to make more. A new survey of mayors finds dire shortages of urgently needed medical supplies. And in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive.
Tags: News, California, Britain, United States, Boris Johnson, Bill, New York State, Cuomo, Trump, Medical Devices, Donald J, United States International Relations, Andrew M, Trump Signs, Deborah L, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Thomas Massie, House’s ‘Mr. No,’ Tries to Force Vote on Coronavirus Aid Bill

The Kentucky libertarian’s tactics failed, but not before forcing lawmakers back to the Capitol for passage of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, infuriating them and President Trump.
Tags: News, Kentucky, House Of Representatives, Bill, Republican Party, Trump, Capitol, Massie, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Conservatism (US Politics, Thomas H, Constitution (US, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Thomas Massie House


Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Signs $2 Trillion Relief Bill

President Trump, who had questioned the need for additional ventilators, pushes industry to make more. A new survey of mayors finds dire shortages of urgently needed medical supplies. And in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive.
Tags: News, California, Britain, United States, Boris Johnson, Bill, New York State, Cuomo, Trump, Medical Devices, Donald J, United States International Relations, Andrew M, Trump Signs, Deborah L, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


House Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic. The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation’s history. It will ship payments of up to $1,200 to millions of Americans...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, America, Barack Obama, Ap, Gop, House, House Of Representatives, Social Security, Nancy Pelosi, Bill, Republican, Federal Reserve


Coronavirus Live Updates: House Passes $2 Trillion Relief Bill

As the United States records the most detected cases of coronavirus in the world, the president, who had questioned the need for additional ventilators, pushes industry to make more. States are pleading for supplies as shortages of protective gear endanger health workers the world over.
Tags: News, California, United States, House, Bill, New York State, Cuomo, Trump, Medical Devices, Donald J, United States International Relations, Andrew M, Deborah L, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Birx, Stimulus (Economic


Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan and Roberts Family Make Major Donations to Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Leaders at Comcast and Facebook have pledged $30 million to initiatives that aim to help ease the coronavirus crisis. The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, the health-focused philanthropic entity headed by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have donated $25 million to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help explore treatment options for […]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Comcast, Bill, Priscilla Chan, Roberts, Melinda Gates Foundation, Brian Roberts, Mark Zuckerberg Priscilla Chan, Coronavirus


Canada: A Novel Type Of Leave In The Wake Of COVID-19: The Ontario Government's Changes To The Employment Standards Act, 2000 - WeirFoulds LLP

On March 19, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 186, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020 ("Bill 186").
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Ontario Legislature, WeirFoulds LLP


NAR Commends Protections for Realtors®, U.S. Consumers in $2 Trillion Economic Relief Bill

Realtor® group prepared comprehensive overview of stimulus package to educate membership on its impactWashington, D.C. – March 27, 2020 (nar.realtor) As the House of Representatives’ voted Friday to send a historic COVID-19 relief package to President Trump, the National Association of Realtors® published a comprehensive guide to the $2 trillion, 880-page bill educating Realtors® on the many benefits secured by NAR. The nation’s largest trade association is also offering separate, evolving guida...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Radio, House Of Representatives, Bill, Congressional, Small Business Administration, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Vince Malta, COVID




Bill Gates makes prediction about when coronavirus cases will peak

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Bill Gates says that the US should shutdown the entire country for a short period of time to control the spread of the coronavirus and predicts that the number of cases will peak in late April.
Tags: News, US, Bill Gates, Stories, Bill, Melinda Gates Foundation


UK: COVID-19 UK: Implications Of The Coronavirus Bill For Health And Social Care - Clyde & Co

This Bill was first debated in the House of Commons yesterday. For wider society, it allows for enforced social distancing, quarantine and school closures. For healthcare it allows for some equally significant changes.
Tags: UK, News, House Of Commons, Bill, Social Care Clyde


Ohio Governor, Secretary Of State Split Over Restrictive Primary Voting Bill

Legislation concerning voting procedures for the delayed Ohio presidential primary has passed unanimously in the Republican-controlled state Senate and House and is bound for a signature from Gov. Mike DeWine (R).  However, the voting provisions, part of an omnibus bill dealing with coronavirus passed Wednesday, have incurred disapproval from a bevy of voting rights groups as well as from Secretary of State Frank LaRose, a Republican. DeWine, who “applauded” the bill’s passage on Twitter...
Tags: Twitter, News, Senate, House, Ohio, Bill, Mike DeWine, DeWine, LaRose, Mike Brickner, Brickner, 2020 Elections, Frank LaRose, Jon Husted R, Kate Riga, All Voting is Local


Hillary and Bill Clinton sent over 400 pizzas to New York hospitals fighting against coronavirus

With New York quickly becoming the new epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the US, healthcare workers in the state have been working nonstop. Knowing that these heroes wouldn't have time to stop and grab a meal, one of New York's most famous couples -- Bill and Hillary Clinton-- stepped in to help.
Tags: New York, US, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Bill, Hillary


Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Races to Pass $2 Trillion Aid Bill as Virus Shakes Society

The Senate approved a bill that promises a $1,200 payout to millions of Americans, increases jobless aid and creates a business bailout fund. Hospitals in New York and New Orleans struggle to cope as demand surges. The death toll in Spain passes 4,000.
Tags: New York, News, Senate, New York City, Spain, United States, New Orleans, Bill, Trump, Fauci, Donald J, Anthony S, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Congress Races, Stimulus (Economic


Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Latest Updates

Cases in the state have topped 30,000, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said there were signs that density-control measures could be slowing the virus’s spread.
Tags: News, New York City, Bill, Ny, De Blasio, Michael, Cuomo, Andrew M Cuomo, Rockwell, Andrew M, Broadway (Manhattan, Shubert Theater, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Kimmelman, David (1956-, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


De Blasio Calls Stimulus Deal’s Treatment of N.Y.C. ‘Immoral’

The mayor joined Governor Cuomo in criticizing the $2 trillion package for shortchanging New York, the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus crisis.
Tags: New York, News, Police, New York City, Bill, New York State, De Blasio, Cuomo, Crime and Criminals, Prisons and Prisoners, Transit Systems, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


READ: Bill containing historic $2 trillion relief stimulus package

Senate leaders unveiled their 880-page bill late Wednesday night containing a historic $2 trillion package to provide a jolt to a US economy struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, capping days of marathon negotiations that produced one of the most expensive and far-reaching measures Congress has ever considered.
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, US, Stories, Bill


De Blasio Calls Stimulus Deal’s Treatment of N.Y.C. ‘Immoral’: Live Updates

The mayor joined Governor Cuomo in criticizing the $2 trillion package for shortchanging New York, the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus crisis.
Tags: New York, News, Police, New York City, Bill, New York State, De Blasio, Cuomo, Crime and Criminals, Prisons and Prisoners, Transit Systems, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV



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