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    May 11, 2020 Preston Young

    A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far away, Major League Baseball was preparing for opening day, school children shuttled off to classrooms each morning, and Corona was best enjoyed ice cold.  We’ll call this world March 5, 2020.  It goes without saying, May 2020 is a much different world. If ever there was a human experiment testing the rapidity of change, we’re living through it.

    As our new world continues turning, the Governor’s office is releasing executive orders at a rapid-fire pace.  This week alone has seen orders providing property tax relief and the augmentation of workers’ compensation presumptions. Additionally, a budget that only 60 days ago screamed “my cup runneth over” is now projecting a $54 billion deficit.

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