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Maryland Moves into Phase Two of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Maryland further eased restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the coronavirus by allowing businesses to reopen Friday, but some of the state’s largest jurisdictions are waiting to enter Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan. Governor Larry Hogan announced …

Massachusetts Division of Insurance Urges Carrier Flexibility with Vacancy Provisions

The Massachusetts Division of Insurance has notified all property and casualty insurance carriers in the state that they are expected to take steps to preserve insurance coverage for businesses ordered to shut down due to the coronavirus crisis. “Insurance coverage …

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Retrenches on Sweeping Order Amid Complaints, Lawsuits

Under fire from business groups and Republican lawmakers and facing lawsuits over a broad shutdown order designed to slow the spreading of the coronavirus, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s administration defended its actions as critical to preventing hospitals from being overwhelmed, …