Early Insights into EV Charging Infrastructure

Join the Fuels Institute for a webinar on taking advantage of the changing EV marketplace By NACS Online // July 08, 2020 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—As the market for electric vehicles (EVs) grows, so too will the need for charging infrastructure outside of the home or office complex. Soon, EVs will represent an affordable choice for more consumers, who…

Dunkin’ to Shutter 450 Gas Station Locations

The change affects Speedway sites with Dunkin’ franchises as the donut shop eyes a newer concept By NACS Online // July 08, 2020 CANTON, Mass.—Dunkin’ will shut down 450 stores in Speedway gas stations by the end of the year, Today reports. The permanent change comes after the coffee chain severed its partnership with Hess, which Speedway…

Chicago Shelves Potential Flavored Tobacco Ban

Convenience stores and gas stations argued against the proposal By NACS Online // July 08, 2020 CHICAGO—A proposal to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in Chicago has stalled in a City Council committee, the Chicago Sun Times reports. Alderman Matt O’Shea, a close ally of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, presented the measure, which drew opposition from…

COVID-19 Update: Increases in Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate, Counties of Concern, Nursing Home Visitation, Order Extension

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 29, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. HOSPITALIZATIONS: Last week was the first week of increasing COVID-19 hospital utilization in Ohio after over two months of decreasing utilization since late April. From June 21, 2020, to June…

Governor DeWine, Attorney General Yost Announce Plans for Meaningful Law Enforcement Reform

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 17, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the following actions and proposed legislative reforms aimed at making meaningful improvements to law enforcement training, transparency, and accountability.   LAW ENFORCEMENT OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD Governor DeWine and Attorney General Yost today…

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Extending Protections for Consumers, Grocery Store Employees 

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-126, which extends existing safety measures to protect consumers and employees at grocery stores and pharmacies. “Michigan has emerged as a national leader in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is more work to do to protect families from this virus. This executive order will help us continue…