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Last Thursday, 128 Members of the House sent a ‘Members Letter’ to Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging consideration in the next COVID-19 response bill of the needs of municipalities with populations smaller than the 500,000 threshold set by the CARES bill. Read on...
Over the weekend, the Governor issued Administrative Order 2020-08, which authorizes local governments to impose additional restrictions on hotels, motels, guest houses, and private residences for certain guests or seasonal tenants. Read on...
We ask that you help get the word out on the need for qualified health, mental health, and related professionals to supplement our health care capacity on a temporary basis. Read on...