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The COVID-19 Housing Crisis

Covid-19 has spiked in several states.  The poor, the elderly, and people of color face the toughest times as COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting them.  The economic recession is making it harder for many from these communities to afford rent.  It is much worse for those who do not have a place to stay at all, as temporary eviction suspensions end.  According to Brookings, 1 in 3 Americans did not pay […]

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A Look at COVID-19 Liability & Worker Protections

by: the Duane Morris Government Strategies Team 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 take to protect their workers?  More importantly, how are lawmakers shaping this debate […]

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CARES Act Stimulus Programs

What is the CARES Act? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump on Friday, March 27, 2020. In addition to supports for businesses and small business owners, one of the most talked about aspects of the CARES Act is the cash payments that will be made to many Americans. What […]

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What’s in the $2 Trillion Virus Aid Bill?

As of Friday afternoon, the House & Senate have both passed H.R. 748, the CARES Act, which provides roughly $2 trillion to individuals, businesses, and states in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. The bill, negotiated between the House, Senate, and administration, and now awaiting the President’s signature includes: $500 billion for loans and assistance to companies and state and local governments, including $29 billion for loans to U.S. airlines […]

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