Non-Essential Businesses & Personal Gatherings are Prohibited Between 10 PM and 5 AM Starting Saturday, November 21

Non-Essential Businesses & Personal Gatherings are Prohibited Between 10 PM and 5 AM Starting Saturday, November 21

Sacramento, CA… In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 PM and 5 AM in counties in the purple tier. The […]

Governor Newsom Announces Immediate Actions to Curb Covid Spread & Most Counties Move to Restrictive Status

Governor Newsom Announces Immediate Actions to Curb Covid Spread & Most Counties Move to Restrictive Status

Sacramento, CA…As COVID-19 cases sharply increase across the country and California, Governor Gavin Newsom and state public health officials announced immediate actions today to slow the spread of the virus. The state is pulling an emergency brake in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy resulting in 94.1 percent of California’s population in the most restrictive tier. This […]

Speaker Nancy Pelosi & Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Stimulus, Covid, Elections & More

Speaker Nancy Pelosi & Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Stimulus, Covid, Elections & More

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer held a media availability today in the Capitol Visitor Center. Below is a full transcript: Speaker Pelosi. Good morning, everyone. As always, it’s an honor to welcome back to the House side our former colleague here, but now the Democratic Leader in the […]

Alex Trebek 1940 – 2020

Alex Trebek 1940 – 2020

Culver City, CA…(November 8, 2020) – JEOPARDY! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. He was 80 years old. Alex was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2019, and he continued to host JEOPARDY! for the next 18 months. Throughout that time, […]

Retail Sales Have Recovered & Now Running Above Pre Covid-19 2019 Numbers

Retail Sales Have Recovered & Now Running Above Pre Covid-19 2019 Numbers

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau announced the following advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for September 2020: Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for September 2020, adjusted for seasonal variation and holiday and trading-day differences, but not for price changes, were $549.3 billion, an increase of 1.9 percent (± […]

Astronauts Target Splashdown off Coast of Pensacola, Florida

Astronauts Target Splashdown off Coast of Pensacola, Florida

Houston, TX….NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are just hours away from splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Splashdown remains scheduled for 2:48 p.m. EDT following a nearly two-month test flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Pensacola, Florida remains the prime location with Go Navigator as the […]

Gross Domestic Product, 2nd Quarter 2020 Drops 32.9%, U.S. Economy Shrinks By Almost a Third

Gross Domestic Product, 2nd Quarter 2020 Drops 32.9%, U.S. Economy Shrinks By Almost a Third

Washington, DC…Gross Domestic Product, 2nd Quarter 2020 (Advance Estimate) and Annual Update. Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 32.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP decreased 5.0 percent. The […]

Justice Ginsburg Back in New York Hospital for Treatment

Justice Ginsburg Back in New York Hospital for Treatment

New York, NY…Justice Ginsburg underwent a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure today at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City to revise a bile duct stent that was originally placed at Sloan Kettering in August 2019. According to her doctors, stent revisions are common occurrences and the procedure, performed using endoscopy and medical imaging […]

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