COVID-19 prompts voting changes

April 7, 2020


Land Line Now, April 7, 2020.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted more than a dozen states to change absentee voting rules. Also, keeping your driving record clean during the outbreak.

Early Voting Here sign. Take advantage of early voting, absentee voting and mail voting opportunities to make your voice heard. COVID-19

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Indiana will close Interstate 70 for 30 days; U.S. Customs and Border Protection reduces hours at some crossings; and support for truckers from north of the border – it’s today’s news in trucking.

II. Keeping your record clean during COVID-19

While most courts are closed these days, citations are still being handed out. It might be more important than ever to keep your driving record clean. We’ll offer some advice on that, and what to do if you find yourself with a ticket in hand.

III. COVID-19 prompts changes to absentee voting rules

More than a dozen states are responding to the COVID-19 emergency by making changes to their rules for absentee voting. Also, an effort in Arizona to limit enforcement by the state’s ports of entry stalls.

IV. What D.C. is doing now to help you

The COVID-19 situation has shut down much of our government’s operations, including Congress. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening – including things that could benefit the truckers who are keeping the country operating through the outbreak.

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