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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. 

It is harder than ever for policy professionals to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it.

Here's how POLITICO Pro is responding:

Our Response

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As you work to understand, influence or implement the policies that will shape the outcome of these uncertain times, we want to support you by: 
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A MORE FLEXIBLE PAYWALL

We will be sharing the top POLITICO Pro COVID-19 coverage in front of the paywall.
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MORE ACCESS TO REPORTERS

We will be holding weekly reporter briefings on COVID-19 and will share top takeaways here with you. 
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We are now able to offer free 1-week trials of POLITICO Pro for anyone who needs it during this time. 

Today's Top Federal Stories

The newest top stories from behind the POLITICO Pro paywall. 

U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 100,000 as Trump pushes to reopen

By DAVID LIM

The tragic milestone revives debate over the handling of the pandemic. Read story >>

2.1 million new unemployment claims filed last week, as workers still struggle to get benefits

By REBECCA RAINEY

The ten-week total for claims reached 40.8 million, suggesting about a quarter of the workforce has lost jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. Read story >>

Bad state data hides coronavirus threat as Trump pushes reopening

By DARIUS TAHIR and ADAM CANCRYN

Test counts inflated, death tolls deflated, metrics shifted. Read story >>

'I need the food': Ag Department food box program beset by delays

By HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH and RYAN MCCRIMMON

A small company in San Antonio has highlighted flaws in a USDA program to feed the needy during the pandemic. Read story >>

More Federal COVID-19 News

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TECHNOLOGY
How Covid-19 pushed Twitter to fact-check Trump’s tweets Read story >>
HEALTH CARE
NIH director: ‘No way of knowing’ if coronavirus escaped from Wuhan lab Read story >>
HEALTH CARE
HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions Read story >>
FINANCE
Trump faces the risk of a coronavirus cliff Read story >>
HEALTHCARE
The drugs and treatments that could stop Covid-19 Read story >>
FINANCE
Small business rescue stumbles in relaunch Read story >>
HEALTH CARE
With more testing, White House prepares for outbreaks this summer ‘and beyond’ Read story >>
EDUCATION
Democrats: DeVos overstepped by blocking emergency aid to undocumented college students Read story >>
AGRICULTURE
Court orders meat company to protect workers at Missouri plant 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.

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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.

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Some demographic groups are at greater risk of serious illness from Covid-19

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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.
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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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