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United States: Dan Schwartz Tapped To Serve On CBA's Newly Formed 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Task Force - Shipman & Goodwin LLP

The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) announced the formation on March 18 of a 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Task Force to respond to the growing legal issues in Connecticut arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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United States: COVID-19 Update: Connecticut's "Stay Safe – Stay At Home Order" - Shipman & Goodwin LLP

We are providing an interim update on Governor Lamont's Executive Order No. 7H regarding new severe restrictions on workplaces for "non-essential businesses" issued last evening and effective Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8:00p.m.
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Whale Re-Sign Goaltender Brooke Wolejko

For the first time since the first and second seasons of the franchise, the Connecticut Whale will have a familiar face guarding the net in back-to-back seasons. On April 1 the Whale announced they re-signed goaltender Brooke Wolejko, bringing back the backbone of their team and the winner of their first playoff game since 2016 (four seasons). Brooke’s Back “Accepting the opportunity to re-sign with the Whale was an easy decision after such an unforgettable season,” Wolejko said in the p...
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Seeking nominations for the top talent managers and agents for TikTok creators

Business Insider is launching a list of the leading talent managers and agents for TikTok creators.  We want to hear from you on which digital managers and agents are dominating in the space, and helping TikTok influencers build their careers and secure new industry opportunities.  Please submit your ideas through this form by April 7.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. TikTok has become one of the hottest social platforms among Generation Z, and some of the top talent agen...
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Another day, another round of discouraging COVID news from jails and prisons around the US

In recent posts here and here, I have rounded up just some of the many headlines and news stories that detail how coronavirus cases among inmates and staff are impacting jails and prisons nationwide.  As we close out March, another round-up of these stories proves even more discouraging with news of ever-growing numbers of cases in ever-growing numbers of facilities.  Here is just a sampling of headlines as of mid-afternoon Monday March 31: California: "Four inmates, 18 workers in California pri...
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Do I Have to Pay My Rent or Mortgage During the Pandemic?

As March winds down, at least 250 million Americans have been told to stay home or “shelter in place” to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Problem is, many can’t help wondering if they can still afford a place to shelter in—if they ever could.Long before the coronavirus pandemic, generous swaths of the United States faced an affordable housing crisis. With millions of Americans losing their jobs and millions more facing unemployment in the near future thanks to a concerted economic shutdown gear...
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United States: Governor Expands Access To Telehealth Services Executive Order No. (7G) - Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Section 19a-906 of the Connecticut General Statutes sets forth the rules and requirements that health care providers must abide by to provide telehealth services to Connecticut residents.
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What Comes Next for Employers? A Webinar + CARES Act Help

On Tuesday at noon, my colleagues and I are holding a video webinar on practical tips for employers dealing with the COVID-19 crisis  now and in the near future.  The program will have a national outlook but we’ll hit on a few state specific resources. The webinar is free to register HERE, though already we have our highest signups on record. Be sure to register as soon as possible and then login 5-10 minutes before the start time as well.  The program will be CLE-eligible too for the attorneys...
Tags: Law, Connecticut, Cle, Chris Murphy, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce


Sacred Heart Is No Hockey School. $60 Million Could Change That.

Under its athletic director, Bobby Valentine, the small Connecticut university is expanding its facilities in the hopes of becoming a college hockey power.
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Cybersecurity pro who contracted COVID-19 after a California tech conference has returned home after weeks at the hospital on a ventilator

A cybersecurity engineer is back home after weeks in a Connecticut hospital, where he was being treated for COVID-19. Chris Tillett, who works for the security company Exabeam, got sick after attending the cybersecurity conference RSA, the last major tech trade show before large gatherings were cancelled due to the virus. "I felt like a truck hit me flying home from San Francisco from a conference," Tillett told the "Today" show in an interview on Saturday.  Tillett's wife, Elizabeth, told "To...
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United States: Connecticut Governor Signs Executive Order Closing Schools And Ordering The Closure Of Certain Businesses - Ford & Harrison LLP

On March 15, 2020, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed Executive Order No. 7C (the "Order") to encourage mitigation strategies to combat the pandemic of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
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Sunday Night Coronavirus Recap: Still More USDOL Guidance, Upcoming Webinars

Today I had the opportunity to talk with a old friend in Spain via FaceTime. We hadn’t talked in months, but I’m sure like a lot of you, this pandemic has a way of bringing us together. The same concerns that we have in Connecticut and the same issues we face are being addressed around the world, including Spain.  Their lockdowns are increasingly stricter. And there are other differences as well. For my friend, his employer is paying him 55 percent of his salary for the next three months to esse...
Tags: Law, Spain, United States, Connecticut, Facetime, Nlrb, Connecticut Department of Labor, United States Department of Labor, Gabe Jiran, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, Keegan Drenosky


Dr. Fauci warns US could see up to 200K coronavirus deaths

By MATT SEDENSKY and MICHAEL R. SISAK NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hotspots in nursing homes and a growing list of stricken cities heightened the sense of dread across the country. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, made the dire prediction of fatalities on CNN, adding that millions in the U.S. could become ...
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The Latest: Brazil's Bolsonaro gathers crowds in Brasilia

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— New York state nearing 1,000 coronavirus deaths.—Britain on emergency footing for first time since WWII.— Detroit convention centre to be turned into 900-bed medical site.___RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to defy calls from...
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Coronavirus live news: Spain records new highest daily death toll, as Syria reports first Covid-19 death

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut halt non-essential travel; global deaths pass 30,000 with one-third in ItalyCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSpain’s daily death toll rises again while Italy expects peak in a weekUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.32pm BST The finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, Thomas Schäfer, has killed himself after apparently after becoming “deeply worried” about how to deal with the economic impact of th...
Tags: Europe, New York, Germany, Spain, World news, US news, Syria, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Connecticut, Italy, Madrid, New York New Jersey, Hesse, Volker Bouffier, Coronavirus outbreak


Fauci: Trump Pulled Back From Tri-State Quarantine After ‘Intensive’ WH Talks

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and coronavirus task force member, said President Trump backed away from his idea to quarantine the New York tri-state area to contain the coronavirus outbreak after “very intensive discussions” at the White House Saturday night. On Saturday, Trump floated the idea of quarantining New York, New Jersey and certain parts of Connecticut in an effort to contain the surge of coronavirus cases in the area. Hours...
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CDC issues domestic travel advisory as coronavirus deaths climb past 2,000

The United States is advising residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut not to travel domestically after the number of reported coronavirus deaths doubled to over 2,000 nationwide within two days.
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Fauci says Trump agreed not to invoke a strict quarantine after intensive White House discussions

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Donald Trump decided not to impose a strict quarantine on parts of the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after officials had "very intensive discussions" at the White House with the President last night.
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Fauci says Trump agreed not to invoke a strict quarantine after intensive discussions

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Donald Trump decided not to impose a strict quarantine on parts of the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after officials had "very intensive discussions" at the White House with the President last night.
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Donald Trump in 'near tie' with Joe Biden, new poll finds

Washington Post-ABC News poll puts former vice-president ahead by 49% to 47% among registered votersDonald Trump has gained ground on his probable challenger in November’s presidential election and is in a “near tie” with Joe Biden, according to a new poll released on Sunday.The Washington Post-ABC News poll put the former vice-president ahead by 49% to 47% among registered voters. In February, the same poll put the US president seven points behind.Amid the coronavirus crisis, respondents favour...
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Trump Backs Off His NY State Quarantine Idea To Contain Coronavirus

Within hours of floating the idea of ordering a quarantine on New York amid surging COVID-19 cases in the state, President Trump walked his proposal back in a Saturday evening tweet. After telling reporters at the White House on Saturday about how “some people would like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hot spot,” Trump added that he was considering quarantining New York, New Jersey and certain parts of Connecticut, which would involve travel restrictions. Later Saturday, Trump cited...
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White House-led airlift of urgently needed medical supplies arrives in New York

A planeload of desperately needed medical supplies arrived in New York from China on Sunday, the first in a series of flights over the next 30 days organized by the White House to help fight the coronavirus, a White House official said. A commercial carrier landed at John F. Kennedy airport carrying gloves, gowns and masks for distribution in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, three hard-hit states battling to care for a crush of coronavirus patients. The airlift is a product of a team led ...
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CDC issues domestic travel advisory as coronavirus deaths double to over 2,000 people

The United States is advising residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut not to travel domestically after the number of reported coronavirus deaths doubled to over 2,000 nationwide within two days.
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Coronavirus live news: Spain records new highest daily death toll; Australia limits public gatherings to two

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut halt non-essential travel; global deaths pass 30,000 with one-third in ItalyCoronavirus latest: at a glanceBoris Johnson to warn UK: tougher lockdown may be necessaryUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia restricts public gatherings to two peopleSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.20am BST My colleagues Shaun Walker and Christian Davies have written a story on concerns that eastern Europe might experience a surge in infections due to a lack of testing. So...
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Cuomo threatens to sue Rhode Island if it doesn't ease up on New Yorkers during coronavirus pandemic

The New York area has been the hardest-hit region in the United States during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) doesn't want his state singled out.After President Trump said he was considering quarantining New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut on Saturday, Cuomo pushed back, calling the idea "preposterous" and a "federal declaration of war," while noting he didn't think it was even legal. Eventually, Trump said it wasn't necessary, but the Centers for Disease ...
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We Need a New Marshall Plan to Fight the Coronavirus

In order to deal with the coronavirus, “we need a Marshall Plan immediately,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared more than a week ago. Schumer has not been alone in invoking the Marshall Plan as a model for dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Jim Cramer, CNBC’s most prominent economic analyst, has also called for an updated Marshall Plan, as has Senator Richard Blumenthal, the Connecticut Democrat.They now have a down payment on their calls for a Marshall Plan in the $2 trillion aid...
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Coronavirus live news: Australia limits public gatherings to two people; three US states halt non-essential travel

Advice for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after Trump backed away from sealing state borders; global deaths pass 30,000 with a third in ItalyCoronavirus latest: at a glanceBoris Johnson to warn UK: tougher lockdown may be necessaryUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.28am BST An update from the World Health Organization on the coronavirus outbreak in Kenya:As of today, Kenya has 38 confirmed cases of #Covid19 while monitor...
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CDC issues domestic travel advisory as coronavirus deaths double to over 2,000 within two days

The United States is advising residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut not to travel domestically after the number of reported coronavirus deaths doubled to over 2,000 nationwide within two days.
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The advisory for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut comes as US coronavirus deaths surpass 2,000

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Coronavirus live news: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut told to halt non-essential travel

Centers for Disease Control issues advisory after president backed away from sealing states’ borders; worldwide deaths pass 30,000 with a third of them in Italy. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.55am BST From Reuters:Cambodia reported one new case of the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total to 103 as the country prepares to tighten entry requirements for foreign nationals to try to curb the spread of the virus. 6.42am BST Sin...
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