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Contract Surety 06.29.2020

Governor Murphy Reopens NJ Schools

This fall, New Jersey schools must include social distancing and face masks as part of a new COVID-19 safety initiative for students and staff. Governor Murphy has partnered with the Department of Education Commissioner Laont…
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Governor Murphy Reopens NJ Schools
Contract Surety 05.20.2020

Massachusetts Construction and Manufacturing Businesses Reopen Monday

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts has unveiled his reopening plan, allowing construction and manufacturing industries, along with places of worship, to open on May 18 as long as these businesses comply with mandatory social-distancing guidelines….
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Massachusetts Construction and Manufacturing Businesses Reopen Monday
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 04.22.2020

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 04.03.2020

The Potential Impact COVID-19 Will Have on Contract Surety

The coronavirus pandemic fosters a plethora of uncertainty for contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, and sureties. In every state across America, guidelines are being put in place to determine if construction is an “essential” infrastructure to…
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The Potential Impact COVID-19 Will Have on Contract Surety
License & Permit Bonds 03.27.2020

COVID-19 Guidance for Current NYSDOT Construction Projects

Due to the New York State Department of Transportation having received numerous requests from the construction industry asking if consultants, contractors, material and service suppliers are deemed exempt from the reduction in workforce requirements from…
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COVID-19 Guidance for Current NYSDOT Construction Projects
Contract Surety 03.18.2020

When Contractors Over or Underbill

Over or underbilling by a contractor can be a big problem for obtaining your bid and performance bonds from your surety bonding company. According to generally accepted accounting principals, contractors should report earnings based on the percentage…
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When Contractors Over or Underbill