Category: Governor

Republican Governor at Center of Flint Water Scandal Endorses Joe Biden
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Republican Governor at Center of Flint Water Scandal Endorses Joe Biden

The former Republican Michigan governor progressives accused of poisoning black people has endorsed Joe Biden for president. “I will continue to support and stand up for Republican policies and values, and support Republican candidates, but I will not support Donald Trump for reelection,” former Gov. Rick Snyder wrote in USA Today on Thursday. Snyder claimed…

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Italian Governor: I Was Called ‘Racist’ for Wanting to Test China Travelers
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Italian Governor: I Was Called ‘Racist’ for Wanting to Test China Travelers

The governor of the Italian region most devastated by the Chinese coronavirus said he was called “racist” by his colleagues in government for wanting coronavirus tests for travellers coming into Italy from China in early February. Lombardy Governor Attilio Fontana said he was “mocked with insolent words” and called “racist” by his colleagues in February…

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Pennsylvania Governor Orders Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses to Shut Down
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Pennsylvania Governor Orders Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses to Shut Down

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf issued a sweeping shutdown order to tens of thousands of “non-life-sustaining” businesses Thursday, decreeing they must close their physical locations by 8 p.m. to slow the spread of the coronavirus or face enforcement by state police and other government agencies. Citing his authority under the state’s disaster declaration…

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California Governor Issues ‘Stay at Home’ Order for Residents
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California Governor Issues ‘Stay at Home’ Order for Residents

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide order for all of the state’s residents to “stay at home” during the coronavirus pandemic. “We need to bend the curve in the state of California,” Newsom said in an announcement. “There’s a social contract here. People I think recognize the need to do more. They will adjust…

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New York’s Governor Cuomo requires insurers to waive cost sharing for COVID-19 tests
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New York’s Governor Cuomo requires insurers to waive cost sharing for COVID-19 tests

In a move that other states might want to emulate, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said that the state’s Department of Financial Services is requiring health insurers in the state to waive cost sharing associated with testing for the new coronavirus, COVID-19. The initiative paves the way for low-cost emergency room, urgent care,…

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VA Governor Declares ‘Emergency,’ Bans Guns on State Capitol Grounds
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VA Governor Declares ‘Emergency,’ Bans Guns on State Capitol Grounds

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) declared a “state of emergency” Wednesday, putting in place a temporary prohibition of exercising Second Amendment rights on Capitol grounds. This means citizens coming to the January 20, 2020, pro-Second Amendment rally in Richmond will have to disarm before taking part in the event. On January 14, 2020, the Associated…

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Exclusive — Top Gun Governor: Ralph Abraham Aims to Fly Over the Swamp into Louisiana Governor’s Mansion
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Exclusive — Top Gun Governor: Ralph Abraham Aims to Fly Over the Swamp into Louisiana Governor’s Mansion

MONROE, Louisiana — Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA) wants to be elected Louisiana’s first governor from the northern part of the state in decades, and despite being outspent on the airwaves by his opponents, with a media establishment desperate to sink him, he has a unique advantage in attempting to pull off the feat. Abraham flies…

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