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As the coronavirus pandemic has unfolded over the last several months, there’s been a deluge of information surrounding Covid-19. 

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We will be sharing the top POLITICO Pro COVID-19 coverage in front of the paywall.
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We will be holding weekly reporter briefings on COVID-19 and will share top takeaways here with you. 
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Today's Top Federal Stories

The newest top stories from behind the POLITICO Pro paywall. 

Hundreds of health groups petition against Trump

By ADAM CANCRYN

The leaders of public health authorities and activist groups come together to defend the CDC and demand an end to political interference. Read story >>

Small business aid winners include Five Guys, Planned Parenthood, Grindr

By ZACHARY WARMBRODTVICTORIA GUIDA and KATY O'DONNELL

The release of data for loans larger than $150,000 divulges just a minority of the program’s total borrowers. Read story >>

Early Covid-19 tracking apps easy prey for hackers, and it might get worse before it gets better

By TIM STARKS

The apps could prove vital to curtailing the virus’s spread as states reopen, but security fears may make them unpopular with users. Read story >>

Why the U.S. still hasn't solved its testing crisis

By DAVID LIM and ALICE MIRANDA OLLSTEIN

The nation has conducted more than 4 million tests in the past week, more than ever before. Read story >>

 

'How the hell are we going to do this?' The panic over reopening schools

By NICOLE GAUDIANO and JUAN PEREZ JR.

The CDC issued additional guidance this week on safely reopening schools, with infections spiking in the South and West. Read story >>

More Federal COVID-19 News

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EMPLOYMENT
Mounting unemployment crisis fuels racial wealth gap Read story >>
The $7,000 Covid test: Why states are stepping in to shield consumers Read story >>
‘There’s only so much we can do’: Food banks plead for help Read story >>
Some states have embraced online voting. It's a huge risk. Read story >>
ECONOMY
U.S. entered recession in February, ending record expansion Read story >>
EMPLOYMENT
How the U.S. economic response could change as people go back to work Read story >>
HEALTH CARE
Trump hails 'tremendous progress' on Covid-19 vaccine Read story >>
FINANCE
States move cautiously in contending with huge budget gaps Read story >>
EMPLOYMENT
Surprise unemployment drop sparks debate over how fast the economy will rally Read story >>
HEALTH CARE
Mass arrests jeopardizing the health of protesters, police Read story >>
HEALTH CARE
FDA struggles to remain independent amid race for virus cure Read story >>
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The Top Regional Stories

POLITICO’s States and Canada teams are uniquely suited to help readers understand and navigate the fast-moving and upended world we all now live in amid coronavirus.

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Here are the top stories from our Pro reporting teams in New YorkCaliforniaNew JerseyFlorida and Canada.

Learn more about POLITICO Pro states coverage >>

States were supposed to team up on reopening. It hasn’t gone as planned.

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The politics of reopening still very much recognize state lines. Read story >>

9 states seek $36B in federal advances for unemployment claims

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Nine states have told the Department of Labor they plan to ask for $36 billion in federal advances to cover the astronomical cost of unemployment payouts amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read story >>

Biden’s vow to kill pipeline puts Canada on defense

By LAUREN GARDNER

The Alberta government has big bucks riding on Keystone XL project — and its leader wants construction to get moving fast. Read story >>

Post-coronavirus business operations may look different in California versus Florida 

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Coronavirus underscores need to address environmental inequities, report says

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The coronavirus pandemic and its outsize effect on low-income communities has created a new sense of urgency to address the climate crisis, advocates say. Read story >>

Governors brace for coronavirus budget cliff as tax dollars evaporate 

By KEVIN YAMAMURA

Governors of both parties are calling on President Donald Trump and Congress to step in with billions in federal aid and reductions in red tape. Read story >>

More Regional COVID-19 News

Here are more top stories from our in-state Pro reporting teams.

Read a letter from States & Canada Editorial Director, Angela Greiling Keane.

CALIFORNIA
Newsom faces growing concerns that he's reopening California too quickly Read story >>
CALIFORNIA
National Republicans sue California to block mail-ballot November election Read story >>
FLORIDA
Stage set for DeSantis-Fried showdown Read story >>
FLORIDA
Florida pays on only 5 percent of jobless claims as DeSantis rejects calls for generosity Read story >>
NEW YORK
Gig workers sue Cuomo administration for delay in unemployment benefits Read story >>
NEW YORK
With no word from Washington, de Blasio eyes drastic budget maneuver Read story >>
NEW JERSEY
New Jersey hits testing benchmark, plans stronger contact tracing next month Read story >>
NEW JERSEY
New Jersey cites few incidents after relaxing some restrictions prior to Memorial Day Read story >>
CANADA
Trudeau waits out Trump’s coronavirus provocations Read story >>
CANADA
Trudeau advisers say there is a way out of the Covid-19 downturn: Child care Read story >>
CANADA
Canada's top doctor advises use of 'nonmedical' masks as provinces reopen Read story >>

COVID-19 Analysis Content.

POLITICO Pro Premium delivers you in-depth analyses from our team of policy and legislative experts to help you understand today’s most critical policy issues and lead the conversation about them.

Whether you need to build your own knowledge on COVID-19 or educate your colleagues and stakeholders on potential impact and outcomes, Pro's Analysis content will help you activate quickly and confidently.

Learn more about POLITICO Pro Analysis content >>

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Southern States Seeing Faster Climb in Covid-19 Case Rates
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March Unemployment Jumps Even Before Full Brunt from COVID-19 
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Pro Bill Analysis

H.R. 748: House poised to clear ‘phase 3’ coronavirus package.

Pro Analysis

What you need to know about economic relief oversight
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Reporter Briefing Takeaways

POLITICO Pro is holding weekly conference calls for subscribers to discuss the latest developments with the ever-evolving coronavirus outbreak.

On April 30th, Pro Financial Services editor Mark McQuillan, Pro Financial Services reporter Zachary Warmbrodt and Pro Health Care editor Adriel Bettelheim discussed the state of the economy, the small business loan program, the spread of the virus and the progress of testing in the U.S.

Read 3 Takeaways from the 4/30 briefing >>

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