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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 06.01.2020

Cambridge Massachusetts Issues Revised Construction Order

On May 21st 2020, the MA Sector Specific Workplace Safety Standard for Construction Sites, the MA Safety Standards and the MA COVID-19 Checklist in Cambridge just released a modified temporary emergency construction order permitting construction…
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Cambridge Massachusetts Issues Revised Construction Order
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 05.12.2020

Washington Construction to Fully Restart in June

Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State is working closely with the state’s construction industry to let projects resume in June. At a May 1st press conference, Inslee declared that the state will let novel construction…
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Washington Construction to Fully Restart in June
Contract Surety 05.11.2020

Michigan Offers Guidelines for Construction Sites Re-Opening

Michigan’s just gave the green light to construction, real estate, and other “low-risk” industries to restart business operations starting Thursday, May 7th. Governor Gretchen Whitmer previously suspended these industries on March 23 due to the…
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Michigan Offers Guidelines for Construction Sites Re-Opening
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