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1HomePageMap small ne 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 22:17

New Hampshire Bill Dies in Committee

A bill that was pre-filed at the end of 2019 and introduced in New Hampshire’s House earlier this year failed to make it out of the Senate.

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, a national leader in specialized technical training, including automotive technology, the skilled trades, health care, IT, culinary and cosmetology, announced June 23 it will re-open its campuses in Iselin, Mahwah, Moorestown, Paramus, South Plainfield and Union, NJ.

New York City entered the second phase of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan on June 22, a move Mayor Bill de Blasio said would help upwards of 300,000 people return to work for the first time in more than three months.

As Pennsylvania businesses reopen, some are turning to waivers in order to protect themselves if a customer or employee contracts the coronavirus.

As nonessential businesses gradually reopen around New Jersey, store owners can take a cue from car dealerships which opened their showrooms to sales by appointment only a few weeks ago.

The Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition has collected more than 26,000 additional signatures to ensure its initiative petition to protect independent car repair shops and consumer car repair choice will reach the November ballot, doubling the legal requirement of 13,374.