The news late Friday was not unexpected. The Governor is shutting down the offices of non-essential businesses including non-profits.

But if I had told you two weeks ago that Connecticut would be issuing an order telling non-essential businesses that their offices would have to close, I’m not sure I would’ve had many believers.

And yet,

A year ago, I called on the legislature to update its employment laws to reflect modern realities.  (It’s actually something I’ve done for a number of years, but who’s counting?)

One of the laws I highlighted restricted “telegraph” companies from distributing goods or messages in the overnight hours.  Because the telegraph no longer is