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Tag Archives: 2019-2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

Governor Jay Inslee rebuffs SOS Kim Wyman, won’t cancel April 2020 special election

Excerpt: Fire and school districts that had planned to go to the ballot next month will still be able to, Governor Jay Inslee has decided.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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U.S. Senate unanimously adopts gargantuan $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

Excerpt: The legislation now goes to the United States House of Representatives for further consideration. It is backed by Donald Trump.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Legislative Advocacy, National Defense
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COVID-19 Update: Idaho Governor Brad Little issues “stay at home” order for Gem Staters

Excerpt: Idaho's Republican governor has has come under fierce and withering fire in recent days for an inadequate response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Now he's scrambling to respond.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Healthcare, World Commmunity
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COVID-19 Update: Governors Jay Inslee and Kate Brown issue stay-at-home orders

Excerpt: Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Oregon Governor Kate Brown today issued so-called "stay at home" orders that build on their earlier orders prohibiting large public gatherings, closing schools, and closing restaurants and bars.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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COVID-19 fallout: Metro abandons August levy proposal; transit agencies reduce service

Excerpt: Metro's March 2020 service restructure will go ahead, amidst short-term cuts to service due to COVID-19 and the economic calamity the pandemic has brought about.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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Biden demolishes Sanders’ comeback chances as Arizona, Florida and Illinois vote

Excerpt: Each of the three states that voted today overwhelmingly backed Vice President Joe Biden, giving him a practically insurmountable lead over Bernie Sanders
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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DNC makes drastic changes to March 15th presidential debate due to COVID-19 fears

Excerpt: The Democratic National Committee has moved the location of the eleventh Democratic presidential debate, due to the spreading coronavirus pandemic
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections, Events, Healthcare, Party Politics
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