Month: March 2020

Revised Federal Guidance on Essential Workforce

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, DHS Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Agency (CISA) released updated Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce. Previously, we had sent you the first two versions which contained relevant information under the “Critical Manufacturing” section. The third

Update on Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Today, March 27, the House passed and the President signed H.R. 748 – the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide $2 trillion in support to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. This legislation was passed in the

URGENT GAC Survey and Other COVID-19 Activities and Resources

The FAMA/FEMSA GAC has been contacted by the AFG Grants Office with an urgent request for information. The Grants Office asked that we survey our members and provide data that will help them clearly understand the operating status of FAMA

Qualifying as An Essential/Critical Business in light of State COVID-19 Shutdowns

As COVID-19 spreads throughout the general population, Governors are increasingly adopting “shelter in place” orders that have the effect of curtailing/prohibiting business operations. It is important that FAMA and FEMSA member companies be put on your State’s Essential Workers list

Update on Federal Coronavirus Actions – Completed and Pending

Congress has taken action on two supplemental appropriations bills to combat COVID-19, with a third currently being negotiated in the Senate. Both the first supplemental bill (H.R. 6074) and the second (H.R. 6201) have been signed into law. In addition

Postponement of FAMA/FEMSA GAC Hill Day

CFSI announced the postponement of the 2020 CFSI Fire Dinner/Symposium (previously scheduled for April 29-30th), due to the COVID-19 pandemic and various levels of states of emergency (federal and D.C.). Accordingly, the FAMA/FEMSA GAC is postponing the 2020 Hill Day