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SeaWorld is temporarily furloughing over 90% of its employees

SeaWorld is temporarily furloughing over 90% of its employees

SeaWorld is temporarily furloughing over 90% of its employees as of April 1 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Its workers won’t be paid after March 31 but will be eligible for unemployment benefits, the company stated in an SEC filing. “Our parks will remain closed and are unable to generate revenue; therefore, we have made…MORE

Postal Service forced to keep working despite shortages of cash and protection

Postal Service forced to keep working despite shortages of cash and protection

United States Postal Service workers, who are still delivering and sorting mail at distribution centers around the country even as millions of Americans telecommute, are worried that they may not have the protection — or even the funding — they will need to keep delivering mail for months longer. Just like hospitals, post offices are…MORE

How Kentucky’s Democratic governor helped shape Mitch McConnell’s coronavirus plan

How Kentucky’s Democratic governor helped shape Mitch McConnell’s coronavirus plan

As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell negotiated his chamber’s $2 trillion coronavirus response package, he was turning to a Democrat in his home state for advice: Gov. Andy Beshear. McConnell and Beshear have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, as McConnell shaped the Senate’s $2 trillion stimulus deal and Beshear led Kentucky’s effort to…MORE

Trump opens the door to calling up former active service members for coronavirus fight

Trump opens the door to calling up former active service members for coronavirus fight

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday afternoon that could potentially lead to former active duty military members being recalled into service to help with the government’s coronavirus response. “This will allow to us mobilize medical disaster and emergency response personnel to help wage our battle against the virus by activating thousands of experienced…MORE

Experts are warning coronavirus puts the integrity of the 2020 election at risk. Here’s what could happen in November

Experts are warning coronavirus puts the integrity of the 2020 election at risk. Here’s what could happen in November

As states scramble to delay their spring primaries, election professionals and voting experts are anxiously looking ahead to November and warning that the coronavirus pandemic is already threatening the safety and integrity of the next presidential election. These experts are raising the alarm that the virus poses unprecedented challenges to the 2020 election, and that…MORE

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