Date: May 12th, 2020

L.A. County Will Likely Extend ‘Safer at Home’ Order
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L.A. County Will Likely Extend ‘Safer at Home’ Order

During Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer acknowledged that the County’s “Safer at Home” orders will “with all certainty” be extended for the next three months unless there is a “dramatic change in the virus and the tools we have in hand” to combat it. Without widely available and…

L.A. Metro to Require Use of Face Coverings on Metro Transit System
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L.A. Metro to Require Use of Face Coverings on Metro Transit System

Consistent with the countywide public health order requiring the use of face coverings in public places, as of Monday the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) requires all transit riders to wear face coverings when using the Metro bus and rail system.     The requirement follows a revision of Metro’s earlier policy from April…

California Leaders Ask Congress for Additional Federal Funding for States
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California Leaders Ask Congress for Additional Federal Funding for States

With the impact of COVID-19 deepening and the May Revision of the state budget on the horizon, California Governor Gavin Newsom was joined by Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) in sending a letter to U.S. Congressional leadership, asking them to…

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