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Sitting at a folding table in a dimly lit room, Minnesota Congressman Dean Phillips explained his plans regarding healthcare, education, and gun control. For the freshman congressman, these issues are not just topics he cares about, they are issues his constituents care about as well.
With Donald Trump knee-deep in denial over the threat of the coronavirus, dismissing the highly contagious virus as nothing more than a media hoax that a little sunlight could fix until two days ago, the onus fell to other elected officials to fill the messaging vacuum and put together emergency legislation intended to stymie the impending health and economic crisis.
President Trump has signed off on a host of new resources to respond to the coronavirus crisis. Now Americans need to learn how to access these services.
Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation is urging the state’s residents not to downplay the severity of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, adding that they should follow guidelines from public health officials.
If I start to feel sick, should I go to the emergency room to get tested for COVID-19? Is it safe to touch my daily newspaper or receive package deliveries? Are you sure this is really that big of a deal?
State and federal lawmakers scaling back most personal contact during the coronavirus pandemic are ramping up their reliance on technology to keep lines of communication open with constituents.
All five Democrats in Minnesota's congressional delegation signed a letter to Vice President Mike Pence Sunday seeking more COVID-19 testing kits and more of the chemical that's required to complete those laboratory reactions.
Governments around the world are rushing to determine an appropriate response to coronavirus. COVID-19 (a new strain of coronavirus) was first detected in China in 2019 and, subsequently, elsewhere around the world. Yesterday, The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic.
The U.S. Capitol will cease all public tours through at least the end of March amid mounting fears of a widespread coronavirus outbreak, according to multiple people familiar with the decision.
The biggest thing standing in the way of a coronavirus-targeted economic stimulus package could be the Trump administration’s proposed payroll tax cut.