State Update: Michigan Restaurants to Collect Customer information Amid COVID-19 Surges; Polling Places are Closing due to COVID-19; Arizona Allocates $7M to Help Renters, Landlords During Pandemic

October 29, 2020

  • Michigan restaurants will have to begin tracking the names and numbers of customers in case of COVID-19 outbreaks starting Monday under a policy announced Thursday as the state experiences surges in cases of the virus. 
  • Iowa voters won't be able to cast their ballot at many local polling places this Election Day because of hundreds of closures and consolidations that have rippled across the state due to the coronavirus pandemic. In some states, the pandemic has also meant a reduction in the number of polling places, a potential roadblock for voters amid a period of already-heightened stress and confusion.
  • Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has allocated $7 million from the state’s emergency fund to help renters and property owners struggling financially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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