President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Members of Coronavirus Task Force Remarks at Press Briefing, March 20th
Washington, D.C. – THE PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Thank you very much. I had a very good telephone conversation — extremely good — with Senator Schumer a little while ago. We’re working on various elements of the deal, and the Democrats are very much wanting something to happen, and the Republicans, likewise, are very much wanting something to happen. And I think it will.
I spoke with — at length with Mitch McConnell. And there’s tremendous spirit to get something done, so we’ll see what happens. But my conversation was very good with Senator Schumer.
Tennessee Department of Education Partners with Hoonuit to Provide Families Access to School Meal Finder
Nashville, TN – In response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) is partnering with Hoonuit to make available a school meal site finder, SchoolMealFinder.com, for Tennessee families to find the closest meal pick up program available to them.
“We know this is a difficult time for Tennesseans and we want to provide relief for the thousands of students who rely on school meals by providing a tool to help families find meal pick-up sites as easily as possible,” said Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn.
Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Water Outage Planned on Section of Old Ashland City Road
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, March 23rd, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department has planned a water outage at 11:00pm on a section of Old Ashland City Road from Thomas Lumber Company located at 2128 Old Ashland City Road to 2143 Old Ashland City Road, for water main upgrades and maintenance.
Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force announced additional actions today, Friday, March 20th, 2020 as part of the ongoing, government-wide response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:
To help American families and businesses, the Treasury Department announced that Tax Day will be moved from April 15th to July 15th. No interest or penalties will be charged for filing during this extended window, but any American expecting refunds or credits may claim now to get their money sooner.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Friday, March 20th, 2020. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year will be waived due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Representative Green said, “I am grateful to President Donald Trump and Secretary DeVos for ensuring the flexibility of our Nation’s educators and schools during this uncertain time. The gravity of the situation our schools continue to face while navigating the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak would have created an undue burden for preparing and administering statewide assessments.
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts are urging residents to shelter in place as much as possible, practice social distancing and avoid gathering in groups of more than 10 people as the community battles the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Health Department is operating a drive-thru testing site for Coronavirus (COVID-19 for individuals experiencing fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Follow the signs when you enter the parking lot.
Please see the graphic below for the new traffic pattern for visitors to the Montgomery County Health Department at Veteran’s Plaza.
Clarksville, TN – Based on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline recommendations and the Clarksville Mayor’s directives, CDE Lightband will be temporarily closing their lobby. Effective Friday, March 20th, 2020, CDE will be redirecting our lobby traffic to the drive-thru to make payments during regular business hours.
President Donald Trump is Taking Necessary Safety Measures at the Border to Prevent Further Spread of Coronavirus
Protecting Public Health
Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump is taking action at our northern and southern borders to prevent further spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States.
The United States has reached mutual agreements with Canada and Mexico to restrict non-essential travel across our northern and southern borders.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports two new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montgomery County today, Friday, March 20th, 2020. That brings the total in Montgomery County up to three.
Two cases have now been confirmed in Dickson County. Robertson County has two cases confirmed. There are now two cases reported in Cheatham County.
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