Executive Order 2020-149

EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2020-149 Temporary safety measures for food-selling establishments and pharmacies and temporary relief from requirements applicable to the renewal of licenses for the food-service industry   Rescission of Executive Order 2020-126 The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease that can result in serious illness or death. It is caused by a new strain…

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…