Denise M. Gustavson

Denise M. Gustavson

Denise Gustavson is the Editorial Director and Special Projects Editor for the Printing & Packaging Group, which includes Printing Impressions, packagePRINTING, In-plant Graphics and Wide-Format Impressions magazines, among other brands. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Wide-Format Impressions.

Gov. Ige Approves Mayor Caldwell’s Stay at Home Order

Gov. David Ige has approved Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order No. 2020-25, requiring individuals on Oʻahu to stay at home and work from home for two weeks. Exceptions include certain essential activities, and work that provides essential business and government services, or performs essential public infrastructure construction, including housing. For a list of essential businesses and services, go…

Governor Carney Signs 25th Modification to State of Emergency Declaration

Governor John Carney signed the 25th modification to his State of Emergency declaration, formalizing new face covering requirements for children. The modification also requires Delaware schools to notify families if they become aware of positive cases of COVID-19 in their schools. Click here to read Governor Carney’s modification.  The modification also suspends formal observations under the DPAS II system until…

Gov. Ige Extends COVID-19 Emergency Period through September

Gov. David Ige signed a twelfth supplementary emergency proclamation (PDF) that extends the COVID-19 emergency period through Sept. 30. The emergency proclamation leaves in place the 14-day mandatory quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers and the inter-island travel quarantine only for travelers arriving in the counties of Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, Maui and Kalawao (Kalaupapa). The proclamation also empowers the…

Governor Expands AK CARES Eligibility To Help Alaska Small Businesses

Taking additional steps to better expedite the AK CARES Act Funding for small businesses in need of help, Governor Mike Dunleavy today notified the Legislative Budget & Audit Committee that he is submitting modifications to the AK CARES Grant Program to expand the eligibility for applicants. The expanded program details, delivered by the established Revised…

Arizona Department Of Health Services Phased Reopening Plan For Paused Industries

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) announced public health recommendations for the eventual safe reopening of paused businesses in the state of Arizona. On June 27, Governor Ducey issued Executive Order 2020-43 “Pausing of Arizona’s Reopening.” This paused the reopening of several specific industries with operations that are considered by public health to have…

Arizona Joins National Network to Reskill Workers

Arizona is joining a coalition of 20 states, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, and the American Association of Community Colleges—with support from Lumina Foundation and the Siemens Foundation—to launch the Reskilling and Recovery Network. The Network will equip Arizonans with the skills they need to get back to work and help communities disproportionately…

Gov. Pritzker Launches Mask Awareness Campaign: ‘It Only Works If You Wear It'

Governor JB Pritzker launched a new $5 million awareness campaign to encourage Illinois residents to wear a face covering every time they're in public — because it only works if you wear it. Following the data-driven approach that has guided Illinois' coronavirus response, the campaign uses local information to advertise on broadcast and cable television,…

Governor Carney Creates Workforce Development Program for Unemployed and Underemployed Delawareans

Governor John Carney signed Executive Order #43, creating the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Training Initiative to assist Delaware workers and their families who have lost jobs and income due to the COVID-19 crisis. The workforce development program will initially be funded with $10 million of federal CARES Act funding. Investments in workforce development were a…

Kemp Extends Public Health State of Emergency, Renews COVID-19 Restrictions

On July 31, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders extending the Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures. Executive Order 07.31.20.01 extends the Public Health State of Emergency through 11:59 PM on September 10, 2020. The Public Health State of Emergency allows for enhanced coordination across government and the private…

Idaho Supports Thousands of Businesses and Citizens During Pandemic

Governor Brad Little reported on the success of several programs that have supported Idaho businesses and citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Idaho Rebound Cash Grants for small businesses – More than $75 million was distributed to more than 8,700 Idaho small businesses in cash payments of up to $10,000. The Idaho Rebound Cash Grants helped the…

Governor Announces State to Remain in Current Stage of Back on Track

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced the state will remain in Stage 4.5 of the Back On Track Indiana plan until Aug. 27. Local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines. Gov. Holcomb has used data to drive decisions since the state’s first case of the novel coronavirus in early March and he continues to do so. The state…