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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

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on May 18 outlined his three-phase plan for reopening the state.

Pennsylvania will lift some pandemic restrictions in a dozen more counties next week as demonstrators gathered on the Capitol steps May 15 to protest the ongoing lockdown.

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) on May 12 issued a bulletin requiring certain insurance carriers to assess whether the statewide lockdown due to coronavirus warrants reduced premiums and refunds for policyholders. 

The Pennsylvania Senate is weighing a bill that would include losses spurred by the COVID-19 global pandemic under property and business interruption insurance coverage.

State and local authorities are investigating the discovery of a man’s body found under “mysterious circumstances” following an early April fire that destroyed a former auto parts store in the south area of Middletown, CT.

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on May 11 announced the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and Mohawk Valley Regions have met all seven metrics required to begin phase one of the state's regional phased reopening plan when NYS on PAUSE orders expire on May 15. 

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