Within the last few days, the pace of new guidance from both the state and federal governments has slowed down just a bit.

Now, we seem to be preparing for the next ‘phase’ of this pandemic.

Whatever that looks like.

The state courts have been at a virtual standstill but we are starting to hear signs that the courts are working on plans to run some business such as teleconferences etc.; the Supreme and Appellate Courts are beginning their work virtually too.  Video conferencing is on its way. The federal courts here are still moving along fairly well.

And the state announced that it is going to be working with other area states about slowly reopening businesses too — though we are still probably several weeks off on this.

There are a number of other pandemic and non-pandemic developments that I wanted to highlight here: