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SeaWorld is temporarily furloughing over 90% of its employees

SeaWorld is temporarily furloughing over 90% of its employees

SeaWorld is temporarily furloughing over 90% of its employees as of April 1 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Its workers won’t be paid after March 31 but will be eligible for unemployment benefits, the company stated in an SEC filing. “Our parks will remain closed and are unable to generate revenue; therefore, we have made…MORE

Postal Service forced to keep working despite shortages of cash and protection

Postal Service forced to keep working despite shortages of cash and protection

United States Postal Service workers, who are still delivering and sorting mail at distribution centers around the country even as millions of Americans telecommute, are worried that they may not have the protection — or even the funding — they will need to keep delivering mail for months longer. Just like hospitals, post offices are…MORE

How Kentucky’s Democratic governor helped shape Mitch McConnell’s coronavirus plan

How Kentucky’s Democratic governor helped shape Mitch McConnell’s coronavirus plan

As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell negotiated his chamber’s $2 trillion coronavirus response package, he was turning to a Democrat in his home state for advice: Gov. Andy Beshear. McConnell and Beshear have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, as McConnell shaped the Senate’s $2 trillion stimulus deal and Beshear led Kentucky’s effort to…MORE

One nation, under coronavirus: How two weeks changed America

One nation, under coronavirus: How two weeks changed America

President Donald Trump announced a 15-day plan on March 16 to “slow the spread” of the coronavirus pandemic that has turned the country upside down. Early next week, those 15 days will be up. Trump has said he wants to ease restrictions on the public and start opening up the country, against the advice of…MORE

The surprising rise of Andrew Cuomo

The surprising rise of Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus pandemic press conferences have become must see television. Democrats have been praising them, and some have even floated him as a 2020 presidential contender. The rise of Cuomo shows that times of tragedy can make very unlikely political heroes. It’s not that Cuomo was previously regarded as a…MORE

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A Weekend Guide to Quarantine

A Weekend Guide to Quarantine

  It has been a strange week that is for sure! But, we can still be excited that it’s the weekend.   Whether you’ve been working from home, or had a ton of extra time on your hands, give yourself a break and take the opportunity to find some normalcy and have yourself a weekend.…