Washington, DC - Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The American people have given more than $10 billion that will benefit the global COVID-19 response, and we continue to ensure that the substantial U.S. funding and scientific efforts on this front remain a central and coordinated part of the worldwide effort against COVID-19. 

Asheville, North Carolina - SimpleTix, a groundbreaking online ticketing platform, is playing a key role in the resuscitation of the drive-in theater industry. With contactless ticketing, theater staff can maintain social distancing, while theatergoers enjoy their night out with less hassle and worry.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order addressing a variety of issues in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sacramento, California - Members of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery sent a letter to congressional leaders asking them pass $1 trillion in direct relief for state and local governments – funding that is critical to reopening our economies.

Washington, DC - As the COVID-19 pandemic response continues, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have been working around the clock on many fronts to support the U.S. food and agriculture sector so that Americans continue to have access to a safe and robust food supply. As a next step in carrying out Executive Order 13917, the USDA and FDA today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help prevent interruptions at FDA-regulated food facilities, including fruit and vegetable processing.

Imperial, California - Life is returning to normal in a somewhat comic way as the COVID lockdown eases in some parts of the country, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.