Northwest Officials, Companies Scramble To Help Thousands Of Federal Workers Impacted By Shutdown
More public and private agencies are stepping up to ease the financial strain on federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown. Many of those workers will miss their second paycheck Friday.
When the coronavirus outlook got scary and hairy in mid-March, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recruited an outsider to join his crisis management team. He convinced a retired vice admiral to temporarily move cross-country to serve as Washington state’s COVID-19 hospital “czar.” Continue Reading Meet The Person Leading Washington’s Hospital Coordination: A Retired Admiral Nicknamed ‘Rocky’
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday that all Washington K-12 schools will remain closed for the remainder of this school year and will shift to a distance learning model. Continue Reading Washington Extends K-12 School Closure Through June; So Does Idaho (With Big Caveats)
As coronavirus pandemic shutters small businesses across the Northwest, business owners are bracing for a wave of insurance denials. That’s because insurers have been telling businesses that coronavirus losses don’t count. Continue Reading Why Insurers May Not Cover Business’ Coronavirus Losses