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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
Contract Surety 06.11.2020

A Contractor’s Guide to Overcome Unforeseen COVID-19 Struggles

The coronavirus pandemic has created serious disruptions across all industries. Construction contractors and skilled tradesmen and women are doing all they can to keep their businesses afloat during difficult economic circumstances. Below are important strategies…
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A Contractor’s Guide to Overcome Unforeseen COVID-19 Struggles
Contract Surety 05.28.2020

Mississippi Business Reopen Monday

Governor Tate Reeves of Mississippi announced establishments can start business as usual as of Monday, provided they obey strict safety guidelines to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The governor indicated that as of…
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Mississippi Business Reopen Monday
Contract Surety 05.26.2020

NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds

With faculty and students diligently and safely continuing to work from their homes and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the CEO and president of New York City’s School Construction Authority believes it is…
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NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds
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 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

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 04.08.2020

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 04.03.2020

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