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Trump administration vows to work ‘hand in hand’ with local governments to reopen schools amid coronavirus

Trump administration officials said Tuesday it is their “goal” to work “hand in hand” with local governments and jurisdictions to safely reopen schools in the fall after the coronavirus closings, while claiming the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not recommend closing schools to begin with.

House Democrats include removal of Confederate statues in funding bill

The bill, which provides over $4 billion to fund the legislative branch, is almost certain not to pass in its current form due to how Congress has run its appropriations process in recent years. But it could serve as a template for continuing resolutions that keep the government running, and the statue-removal provision could make its way into that legislation. 

California Assembly delays return to work as 5 workers test positive for coronavirus

A coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess, highlighting the rapid spread of the virus in a state that has imposed new restrictions on bars and restaurants following a surge of cases and hospitalizations.

US military services unanimously agree to recommend barring Confederate flag displays on bases: sources

The U.S. military services have agreed unanimously to recommend barring the display of the Confederate flag on military bases and ships and in any public space, including barracks, multiple U.S. defense officials tell Fox News – including one who has seen the draft agreement of service secretaries for the Army, Navy, and Air Force.