23 April 2020 – Trump Administration urged to continue telework for federal employees

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: Virginia
Lead People/Agency: Governor Ralph Northam, Governor Larry Hogan, Mayor Muriel Bowser

Overview: Governor Hogan, Governor Northam, and Mayor Bowser Urge Trump Administration to Continue Telework for Federal Employees
Full details here: https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/april/headline-856293-en.html

Type of Justification: Anecdotal Evidence (e.g. social or traditional media with limited evidence base)
Evidence/Justification: “While of course any essential employee should continue to report to work, we know that a continued federal telework policy will help save lives by allowing more of our region’s 360,000 federal employees to work from home,”