Crowdfunding and COVID-19

In Crowdfunding and COVID-19 we discuss how people are using crowdfunding platforms to raise money during the coronavirus pandemic. This course is a discussion with online fundraising platforms Facebook, GoFundMe, and PayPal to provide information about their platforms, measures they take to ensure the legitimacy of the fundraisers they host, and how they work with…
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Court Operations and COVID-19

This course provides a situational and operational update as to how state courts are reacting to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Attorneys General Ask Apple and Google to Ensure All Contact Tracing Apps Serve a Public Health Purpose

NAAG sent a letter to the chief executive officers of Google and Apple asking them to ensure all contact tracing and exposure notification apps related to COVID-19 adequately protect consumers’ personal information.

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NAAG Urges Congress to Pass Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

Washington, D.C. — NAAG sent a letter to Congress calling for the passage of S.3607, the Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act. The SAFR Act would permit the families of first responders who die or are permanently and totally disabled as a result of COVID-19 to receive the same federal benefits extended to first responders, or their…

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39 Attorneys General Ask Congress to Fund Expanded Access to Broadband

Washington, D.C. — NAAG sent a letter asking Congress to help ensure that all Americans have the home internet connectivity necessary to participate in telemedicine, teleschooling, and telework as part of any additional legislation that provides relief and recovery resources related to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. As U.S. residents know after weeks of learning, working, socializing, and…

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Attorneys General Support Equal Coronavirus Relief Funding for the District of Columbia

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter to President Trump and House and Senate leaders today expressing concern over the proposed allocation of funding for the District of Columbia in the Coronavirus Relief Fund passed by the Senate on March 26. The current relief package allocates at least $1.25 billion…

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