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  • Texas Leaders Warn of Hospital Limits, Ask for Lockdowns Amid Virus Surge
    on July 7, 2020 at 1:45 am

    Leaders in two of Texas’ biggest cities are calling on the governor to empower local governments to order residents to stay home as the state’s continued surge in coronavirus cases tests hospital capacity. Austin Mayor Steve Adler told CNN’s “State …

  • Forest Service Orders Colorado Train to Halt Wildfire Mitigation
    on July 6, 2020 at 11:12 pm

    The U.S. Forest Service shut down an extensive fire mitigation project after raising concerns about the number of trees being cut down and sold to a logging company in southwestern Colorado. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad completed eight …

  • Mississippi Pauses State Reopening Process After Surge of COVID Cases
    on July 6, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday the state is pausing its efforts to reopen the economy after a recent surge in new reported coronavirus cases. “Things are getting worse, not better,” Reeves said at a news briefing. Mississippi reported a …

  • North Carolina Lt. Gov Sues Cooper Over COVID-19 Business Restrictions
    on July 6, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed his lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s decisions to shutter businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic without getting the backing of other elected officials. Forest officially sued the Democratic governor in Wake Superior Court …

  • Nored to Lead New Texas Health Insurance Market Monitoring Team
    on July 6, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    A new team at the Texas Department of Insurance has been established to identify and quickly resolve issues involving health insurers in the state. Michael Nored, previously special counsel to the commissioner, was tapped to head the new Health Market …