Tag: Coronavirus

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Adds Three Bars to City’s Coronavirus ‘Wall of Shame’

On Monday, Houston mayor Sylvester Turner announced the first three additions to the city’s “Wall of Shame,” a collection of businesses that aren’t following the guidelines implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19. Turner announced that three Houston bars are the first establishments on his “Wall of Shame,” including Downtown …

Coronavirus in NY: Congress Needs to Extend the Weekly $600 Pandemic Checks

One of the biggest questions for the hospitality industry has been whether Congress will reauthorize pandemic unemployment compensation — namely, those $600 weekly checks that have been keeping out-of-work Americans afloat during the steepest economic downturn since the Great Depression. The policy is vital to COVID-19-battered New York City, where …