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License & Permit Bonds 07.17.2020

Pennsylvania Governor Issues New Guidelines for Bars & Restaurants

On Wednesday, Governor Wolf of Pennsylvania launched a new set of guidelines set to go in effect on July 16. Per a press release from the Governor’s office, alcohol can only be served for on-premises…
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Pennsylvania Governor Issues New Guidelines for Bars & Restaurants
License & Permit Bonds 07.17.2020

Governor Cuomo Launches COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

On Tuesday, July 14, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York announced an emergency rental assistance program that assist low-income families. The program offers direct aid for tenants who have lost income due to the restrictions…
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Governor Cuomo Launches COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program
Surety Bonds 07.15.2020

$800 Million in Grants Given to U.S. Airports

To keep the airline industry afloat during the current pandemic, the Department of Transportation is sending nearly $800 million of grant money to 347 airports across 46 states and 4 territories. Though passengers are beginning…
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$800 Million in Grants Given to U.S. Airports
License & Permit Bonds 07.09.2020

Home Health Care Bonds During COVID-19

Due to the current overpopulation of hospitals and the risks involved in visiting medical centers, home health care is on the rise. As such, the home health care profession is expected to employ more people…
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Home Health Care Bonds During COVID-19
License & Permit Bonds 06.26.2020

New Jersey Resumes Recreational Activities on July 2

On Wednesday, Governor Phil Murphy announced museums, arcades, bowling alleys, aquariums and other recreational activities will open to the public starting next week. Batting cages and shooting ranges can resume Thursday at 25% capacity, the…
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New Jersey Resumes Recreational Activities on July 2
Surety Bonds 06.23.2020

What Counts as a Lost Instrument?

A lost instrument bond, also known as a lost deed or a lost note bond, is a financial certificate that was lost or stolen. Prior to financial institution, like a bank, issuing you a replacement…
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What Counts as a Lost Instrument?
Surety Bonds 06.23.2020

Newark Airport Safety Measures See New Changes

Newark Airport passengers and employees alike will encounter serious changes to airport security and safety. Face coverings will now be required in all public areas for any person in the premises, with some airlines requiring…
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Newark Airport Safety Measures See New Changes
Surety Bonds 06.16.2020

How COVID-19 Is Changing Airport Security

Airports throughout the nation are adding another layer of security to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus. By mid-June, the Transportation Security Administration or TSA is launching novel screening procedures that will reduce physical…
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How COVID-19 Is Changing Airport Security
Surety Bonds 06.08.2020

New York Temporarily Allows Notaries Use Audio-Video Technology

Amid the current pandemic, states are modifying their rules to better adjust to the temporary work-from-home standard. Per an order dated May 28, 2020, the utilization of audio-visual technology for notarization and witnessing is allowed…
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New York Temporarily Allows Notaries Use Audio-Video Technology