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Contract Surety 05.05.2020

Michigan Construction to Resume on May 7th

According to Governor Gretchen Whitmer, commercial and residential construction projects in Michigan will continue on May 7th. Construction will be among the very first sectors of the economy to revive as the governor slowly lifts…
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Michigan Construction to Resume on May 7th
Contract Surety 04.28.2020

Napa County Loosen Restrictions on Construction and Real Estate

Napa County, California officially relaxed the county’s current shelter-at-home instruction by decreasing restrictions on in-person home viewings and construction. The novel order rolls back restrictions on construction workers supporting building, operation, inspection and maintenance of…
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Napa County Loosen Restrictions on Construction and Real Estate
Contract Surety 04.28.2020

Pennsylvania to Restart Construction in May

On April 22nd, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced construction projects can resume again, even before the state as a whole begins to reopen. Per the Governor, all construction projects in the Keystone state, are able…
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Pennsylvania to Restart Construction in May
Contract Surety 04.23.2020

New York Updates Guidance for “Essential” and “Nonessential” Businesses

New York’s Empire State Development (ESD) published updated direction for determining if services or businesses are deemed “essential” under new executive orders issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo on April 9, 2020. The following construction projects…
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New York Updates Guidance for “Essential” and “Nonessential” Businesses
Contract Surety 04.22.2020

Some Construction Projects Could Soon Restart, Washington Governor Announces

On April 21st, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced a road map for reopening the state’s economy that could soon permit the return of some elective surgeries, outdoor recreation, and certain construction projects. In a televised…
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Some Construction Projects Could Soon Restart, Washington Governor Announces
Contract Surety 04.21.2020

Types of Construction Projects Deemed “Essential” in New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey has imposed new rules for construction businesses. These measures come in light of the coronavirus epidemic impacting each state across the country. If your establishment is conducting construction deemed…
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Types of Construction Projects Deemed “Essential” in New Jersey
Contract Surety 04.10.2020

Connecticut Devises Safe Workplace Rules for “Essential” Employees

The Governor of Connecticut, Ned LaMont, has outlined novel guidelines for workers employed at establishments deemed “essential” and fully operational by the state. These rules are intended to keep all workers safe and reduce their…
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Connecticut Devises Safe Workplace Rules for “Essential” Employees
Contract Surety 04.08.2020

NJ Governor Stops All “Non-Essential” Construction Indefinitely

As of 8pm on April 8th, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey will sign an executive order instructing all non-essential construction across the Garden State to cease until further notice. This rule comes weeks…
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NJ Governor Stops All “Non-Essential” Construction Indefinitely
Contract Surety 04.07.2020

Boston Mayor Pauses Non-Essential Construction Until Further Notice

To slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced he is extending the city’s order to halt “non-essential” construction for permitted sites. As the Commonwealth of Massachusetts continues to battle this…
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Boston Mayor Pauses Non-Essential Construction Until Further Notice