Stories tagged: "governors"


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Governors, Mayors, and Companies to Senate: Pass More COVID Aid or ‘Millions of Americans’ Will Suffer

More assistance is needed "to both rebuild the economy and maintain essential services in education, health care, emergency operations, public safety and more," groups, led by the National Governors Association, wrote this week.

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Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

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Trump Slams Governors as ‘Weak’ and Pushes Them to ‘Dominate’ Protests

“Most of you are weak,” Trump said. “You have to arrest people.”

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Republicans Are Using the Pandemic to Seize Control From Governors

The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.

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Americans Trust Their Governors More Than Trump to Lead on Reopening the Economy

A new Gallup poll released on Thursday found that a majority of Americans say they have more confidence in their state's governor to make the right economic recommendations regarding the novel coronavirus crisis than they do leaders in the federal government.

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Cuomo to Trump: ‘Are You Gonna Grant Me What the Constitution Gave Me Before You Were Born?’

A recent poll found that a majority of Americans believe their state governors are responding to the coronavirus crisis more effectively than the national effort led by President Trump.

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Trump to Governors: Fine, You Can Decide When To Reopen

The new guidelines are aimed at easing restrictions in areas with low transmission of the coronavirus, while holding the line in harder-hit locations.