Those states that are granted a waiver will also get a waiver from the requirement that statewide testing data be used in its accountability system. The Department of Education will also grant a waiver to any state who requests a bypass of federally mandated testing requirements for the 2019-2020 year.
Regarding the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors, Sunak said that there had been "concerns about the impact on pubs, clubs, theatres and other hospitaltiy, leisure and retail venues". Small businesses are also being offered a £25,000 grant. "But, as the Chancellor acknowledged, the vast majority won't have purchased extended cover and this remains unchanged".
ET Wednesday, the Fed's Board of Governors said the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston would administer a new Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility (MMLF) to "make loans available to eligible financial institutions secured by high-quality assets purchased by the financial institution from money market mutual funds".
Reuters did not review the memo. "I will personally be at work, but that's just me", he wrote, and ended the email with, "I'd rather you were at home and not stressed, than at work and anxious". The rapid spread of the coronavirus in the Bay Area prompted several counties to implement a lockdown this week, calling for people to shelter in place and shuttering businesses unless they're essential.
Honda announced plans Wednesday morning to close for a week starting Monday, putting additional pressure on Detroit's automakers to follow suit. There's a big push by the unions to shut the Big Three down saying the safety of workers is the number one priority.
Rory Gamble, president of UAW, said that members of the union will benefit from the recent announcement. "We're continuing to work closely with union leaders, especially the United Auto Workers, to find ways to help keep our workforce healthy and safe- even as we look at solutions for continuing to provide the vehicles customers really want and need", said Kumar Galhotra, Ford's President for North America.