Monthly Archives: June 2020

Political Conventions in the Age of COVID-19

2020-06-26T09:30:00-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman Industries and people the world over are rethinking how they operate, live, and do business in the wake of COVID-19.  American political conventions, a niche but iconic industry, have had to rethink how they operate.  In keeping with their brands, both the Democratic Party and the Republican Party have gone [...]

Political Conventions in the Age of COVID-192020-06-26T09:30:00-04:00

COVID-19 Liability Legislation & Worker Protections: An Outlook

2020-06-24T10:43:05-04:00

Digital Image by Alana Burman As businesses continue to open across the country, many issues are coming to the forefront of political debate.  Included in these debates are liability protections and workers protections related to COVID-19.  Should businesses and healthcare providers be provided with liability protection from lawsuits related to COVID-19?  What steps should businesses [...]

COVID-19 Liability Legislation & Worker Protections: An Outlook2020-06-24T10:43:05-04:00

COVID-19 Concerns for Manufacturing

2020-06-19T08:34:00-04:00

Image by Michael Schwarzenberger from Pixabay Between February 28 and March 9, 2020, the National Association of Manufacturers surveyed its member companies on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, asking 558 respondents about effects on supply chains and operations, financial expectations, and emergency response plans.[1]  Of the respondents, 78.3% Anticipate a Financial Impact, 53.1% Anticipate [...]

COVID-19 Concerns for Manufacturing2020-06-19T08:34:00-04:00

Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 2

2020-06-17T09:26:04-04:00

by: the DMGS Team Last week, we examined the legislative response to George Floyd’s killing and recent protests in Minnesota, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. We also looked at what action the federal government is taking and proposing on different police reforms. In the past week, there are numerous updates on police reforms and what actions are [...]

Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 22020-06-17T09:26:04-04:00

Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 1

2020-06-12T11:48:28-04:00

Digital illustration by Alana Burman by: Ryan J. Stevens The killing of George Floyd on May 25 has sparked weeks of protests across the country, with many calling for various reforms, particularly with police.  Calls for reform from the public have not fallen on deaf ears, as there have been many legislative proposals offered at [...]

Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 12020-06-12T11:48:28-04:00

A Look at States Grappling with Budget Shortfalls in the Face of COVID-19

2020-06-05T10:39:24-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman by: Ryan J. Stevens As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all facets of everyday life, state budgets are no different.  With businesses closing and states implementing stay at home orders over the last few months, tax revenues have been dwindling for states.  With more individuals applying for unemployment compensation, [...]

A Look at States Grappling with Budget Shortfalls in the Face of COVID-192020-06-05T10:39:24-04:00

Higher Education and COVID-19

2020-06-03T09:41:00-04:00

Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels Like K-12 educational institutions and many other industries, the spread of COVID-19 has severely impacted higher education.  COVID-19 forced many colleges and universities to close early and have remote graduations, even canceling or forcing summer classes online.  Now, schools face decisions that will impact their students' futures. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) [...]

Higher Education and COVID-192020-06-03T09:41:00-04:00
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