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Newell Normand
April 03, 2020 - 3:01 pm
The CARES Act has established a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program that is designed to provide much-needed relief to millions of small businesses so they can sustain their operations and keep their workers employed during the coronavirus crisis. To explain how the program is going to work...
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Newell Normand
April 02, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Newell invited CEO Donny Rouse onto the program Thursday morning to learn what challenges grocers are experiencing right now and how they are meeting the task of feeding our community under very trying circumstances.
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Newell Normand
April 01, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Today’s coronavirus infection and death numbers aren’t any better than yesterday’s. Wednesday saw 34 new deaths reported and another 1,187 cases of COVID-19 come back positive over a 24 hour period. To get an update about how the response to these stark statistics is unfolding at the state level,...
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Newell Normand
April 01, 2020 - 10:20 am
From the very beginning of this Covid-19 event I made the observation that fragmentation of the response would be a challenge to overcome and would lead to disasterous results.
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Newell Normand
March 31, 2020 - 3:24 pm
The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act has been passed and signed, and the next critical step is for Federal officials to quickly execute on implementation and ensure an efficient, streamlined process. It’s tough to be in the dark about how long the pandemic will last, and even...
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Newell Normand
March 30, 2020 - 3:45 pm
Because of where we are from a numbers standpoint, the big national media entities like CNN and Wolf Blitzer are starting to come down and focus their attention on our state and our leaders. Blitzer asked Mayor Cantrell, “Why didn’t you cancel Mardi Gras?”
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Newell Normand
March 27, 2020 - 3:41 pm
As we deal with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, our routines are disrupted, as interaction amongst members of our immediate family is more prevalent and persistent. Many folks are asking - how much longer will this go on? In the end, it’s all about your approach and your attitude. To...
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Unemployment
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Newell Normand
March 26, 2020 - 6:04 pm
Meanwhile, back in D.C., the games continue to be played all the while knowing they are whistling pass the Claim Lag!
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Myths
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Newell Normand
March 26, 2020 - 4:45 pm
Our social networks are running wild with urban myths about the coronavirus and what might make it go away. Some people have even tragically died after ingesting compounds and chemicals they are hearing bandied about on Facebook and Twitter, while others are hoarding legitimate medications meant...
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Newell Normand
March 25, 2020 - 4:48 pm
Governor John Bel Edwards asked President Trump for a major disaster declaration to free up resources in the fight against coronavirus in the Bayou State, and the President thankfully obliged. To help explain what this designation means and where Louisiana is in the fight against the pandemic,...
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