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— A handful of states have pushed back the next phase of reopening or implemented new restrictions in recent days, as coronavirus cases begin to resurge.
— Minimum wages will go up in several parts of the country on Wednesday.
— The Small Business Association allowed lawmakers to take Paycheck Protection Program funds without conflict-of-interest reviews.
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People wait in line at a free Covid-19 testing site provided by United Memorial Medical Center at the Mexican Consulate in Texas. | AP Photo
STATES BACKTRACK ON REOPENING: Coronavirus cases surged in southern states over the weekend, leading several states to backtrack on their reopening plans, our Jordan Muller reports. The moves could spell more layoffs and will likely throw