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Trump Administration Aims to Work with Localities to Reopen Schools in the Fall

The Trump administration is working “hand in hand” with localities to move toward school openings in the fall, as some states, like Florida, begin to craft their statewide plans.

The Trump administration aims to work “hand in hand” with localities to move toward reopening schools in the fall, as some states, like Florida, begin to craft their statewide plans.

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Bars, Gyms to Begin Reopening in California Week of June 7

Bars, gyms, day camps, schools, and campgrounds will be permitted to begin reopening the week of June 7 in counties that meet the California Department of Public Health criteria regarding coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, a department guidance released Friday detailed.

A top view of a nearly empty gym

D.C. Mayor Moves Reopening Target Date Up to May 29

The nation’s capital may begin a phased reopening on May 29, more than a week earlier than anticipated, after shutting down to get a handle on the novel coronavirus pandemic, Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced on Thursday, citing a low transmission rate and a decline in community spread.

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks about the District's coronavirus response at a news conference, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Washington. The District of Columbia has issued a stay-home order for all residents as the number of positive infections from the new coronavirus continue to rise. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Florida Keys Slated to Reopen to Tourists June 1

The Florida Keys will reopen to tourists beginning June 1 as the Sunshine State moves through the process of loosening restrictions, per Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) orders, which are largely in line with the guidelines released by the White House.

Despite a stay at home policy due to the coronavirus in Florida, beach goers enjoy the sun as cruise ships, without passengers, float offshore Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Although some of the county beaches remained open, with out parking, many beach goers remained at home. (AP …

Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Responds to Governor’s ‘Outrageous’ Threats

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association on Friday responded to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s (D) threats to withhold federal funding from localities that refuse to adhere to his stay-at-home order, calling it “outrageous that the Governor is threatening retaliation” and adding that it is insulting to “heroic police officers, corrections officers and local voters.”

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