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.

As California Surpasses 30 Million Vaccines, Governor Newsom Doubles Down on Efforts to Vaccinate Hard-to-Reach Communities

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a series of initiatives building on the state’s work to vaccinate California’s hard-to-reach communities against COVID-19, address vaccine hesitancy and drive innovative efforts in the communities hardest hit by the pandemic. New efforts focus on direct appointment assistance; community outreach including neighborhood canvassing, phone banking and text banking; at-home vaccinations and transportation…

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Meet Growing Job Demand, Support Employers

Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order to meet surging job demand and support job creators throughout Arizona as employment opportunities grow and the COVID-19 vaccine is available for anyone who wants it. The Order rescinds a March 2020 Executive Order that waived the requirement that an individual receiving employment benefits must be actively looking for work…

Governor Ivey Announces COVID-19 Public Health Order and State of Emergency to End

Governor Kay Ivey announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The current Safer Apart order consists primarily of recommendations aligned with CDC guidance. However, specific guidance applies to two groups. Senior Citizen Centers must continue to follow guidelines…

Governor Dunleavy Ends Alaska COVID-19 Emergency Declaration, Signs House Bill 76

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy signed a proclamation (PDF) ending the State of Alaska COVID-19 Disaster Declaration. Governor Dunleavy took immediate action following the signing of House Bill 76, legislation that ensures the continuation of COVID-19 federal relief to impacted Alaskans and liability protections for Alaska businesses. With the signing of HB 76 and then ending the disaster…

Governor Newsom Signs Bill Giving Small Business a $6.2 Billion Tax Cut

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that will give small businesses hit hardest by this pandemic a $6.2 billion tax cut over the next six years – a critical lifeline that will help get our small businesses back on their feet and an important component of California’s economic recovery strategy. Under the legislation, AB 80…

Governor Murphy Announces Community-Based Vaccination Partnership for Underserved Communities

Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of a community-based vaccination partnership to provide equitable access of the COVID-19 vaccine to underserved communities throughout New Jersey. The community-based vaccination sites are supported through a partnership by the New Jersey Department of Health, New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and U.S. Department of…

As Vaccine Eligibility Expands Statewide, California Partners with Nearly 200 Places of Worship to Ramp Up Equity-Centered Outreach

With expanded eligibility and 50% of Californians age 16 and older now having at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Gavin Newsom announced partnerships with nearly 200 faith-based organizations to expand the state’s vaccine outreach and equity efforts. The Administration is leading an effort to provide at least 25,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to…

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation Supporting Workers Displaced by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he has signed legislation to create a statewide policy for the rehiring of workers laid-off by the pandemic, bolstering the state’s efforts to ensure an equitable recovery from the pandemic. SB 93 requires employers in the hospitality and business services industries, including hotels, airports and large event centers, to offer new…

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation Supporting Workers Displaced by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he has signed legislation to create a statewide policy for the rehiring of workers laid-off by the pandemic, bolstering the state’s efforts to ensure an equitable recovery from the pandemic. SB 93 requires employers in the hospitality and business services industries, including hotels, airports and large event centers, to offer new…

Governor Chris Sununu Announces Statewide Mask Mandate to Expire

Governor Chris Sununu announced that the statewide mask mandate implemented on November 20, 2020 will expire Friday, April 16. The announcement follows a reduction in the state’s 7-day average of daily deaths to 0.6, the lowest since October of 2020 before the mask mandate had been implemented, as hospitalizations remain at a manageable level, and…

All Californians 16+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines

As announced by Governor Gavin Newsom last month, all Californians aged 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting April 15. This expansion of eligibility comes as the state reaches major milestones in its vaccine rollout: nearly half of all residents in the 16 and older population have already received at least one dose,…

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 235. The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, which was previously extended in 2020 on April 7, May 6, June 4, July 2, August 1, August 27, September 25, October 24, November 22, and December 21, and again in 2021 on January 19, February 17, and…