President Trump and the task force have scheduled a briefing at which he could unveil his new advisers — amidst a feud with governors.
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State officials have already spent $174 million on the pandemic response — including $65,000 per ventilator — and the bill is growing.
Illinois is allowing curbside pick-up during the stay-at-home order, but the pot industry wants more concessions that could be made permanent.
Pritzker’s suggestion of some ‘adjustments’ to his stay-at-home order came after data began showing a leveling of new cases and deaths.
Rather than a sweeping national campaign of screening, drive-through sample collection and lab testing, NPR found a smattering of small pilot projects and aborted efforts. Also, the White House is working to reduce wage rates for foreign guest workers on American farms. Opponents of the plan argue it will hurt vulnerable workers and depress domestic wages. This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and investigations correspondent Tim Mak.
President Donald Trump is expected to discuss the administration’s plans to “reopen” the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The county’s top prosecutor has halted prosecutions for narcotics and cannabis cases and is concerned about COVID-19 at Cook County Jail.
A voter initiative led by the former first lady said Americans should have greater access to voting by mail, early in-person voting and online voter registration.
Before becoming governor, Pritzker never bargained on a pandemic or foresaw the state’s well-being hinging on “Trump time.”