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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city will set up checkpoints at Penn Station and other entry points to the city to tell travelers from 35 states and territories with high COVID-19 infection rates that they must quarantine for 14 days. 


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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will announce later this week on what terms that schools can reopen during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But he put the responsibility for the details back on schools Monday, saying they need to better respond to the concerns of parents.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone met with New York’s Congressional delegation this week to lobby funding for state and local governments in the next round of federal coronavirus assistance. Bellone was made no promises.


A state program that helped Connecticut healthcare workers find childcare has pivoted to help public school workers.

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U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut has introduced a bill that would track evictions in a national database amid the pandemic. Tracking the data would  offer lawmakers critical information about where to direct resources.