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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
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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 Update: Governor Jay Inslee holds off on “shelter in place” order… for now

Excerpt: The governors of Washington and Oregon are weighing whether to issue stay-at-home/"shelter-in-place" orders. Pressure on them to do so is mounting.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Ohio’s 2020 primary to be postponed, in defiance of state court ruling

Excerpt: Governor Mike DeWine has ordered Ohio's polls to close tomorrow over COVID-19 fears, defying a judge's ruling from earlier in the day.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Tim Eyman tries to defend his irresponsible behavior during coronavirus pandemic

Excerpt: The scammer and disgraced initiative purveyor has released a lengthy commentary about the evolving government response to COVID-19.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Scammer Tim Eyman urges elderly followers to party like there’s no coronavirus pandemic

Excerpt: The notorious con man exhorted people to congregate with him on Whidbey Island and drink Corona beer.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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COVID-19 Update: U.S. House passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act in 1 AM vote

Excerpt: Good news: The United States House of Representatives has approved a sweeping bill that will help families respond to the worst public health crisis in a century.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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2020 Washington State Legislature adjourns Sine Die after upping COVID-19 response

Excerpt: Lawmakers are heading home from Olympia after concluding a sixty day, even-numbered year regular session.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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COVID-19 Update: Torrent of bad news caps absolutely surreal day in the Pacific NW

Excerpt: Get the latest bad news on the novel coronavirus in this mega-update, packed with useful resources, videos, and links.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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COVID-19 Update: All Seattle Public Schools to be closed starting March 12th, 2020

Excerpt: "The decision to close the district was extremely difficult," officials said. "We know that closing our schools will impact our most vulnerable families."
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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COVID-19 Update: Governor Jay Inslee prohibits large public gatherings (250+)

Excerpt: “This is an unprecedented public health situation and we can’t wait until we’re in the middle of it to slow it down,” the Governor said.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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COVID-19 Update: Oregon announces that its total tally of known cases has doubled

Excerpt: After a brief hiatus from reporting new cases, the Beaver State has updated its tally. New cases were also detected in Washington.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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VICTORY! Comprehensive sexual health education bill is enroute to Governor Inslee

Excerpt: Progress is possible, and Democrats in the Washington State Legislature have proved it by getting a bill to require CSHE across the finish line.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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COVID-19 Update: Vice President Mike Pence shows up to discuss coronavirus response

Excerpt: Donald Trump's most prominent surrogate showed up in a Boeing C-32 transport to meet with state and local officials on March 5th, 2020.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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