Also, party shakeups make for some unusual House seat mates, and a billboard pushes Canada to help free a Canadian's imprisoned Honduran partner.
Bruce Anderson, right, and Peter Mansbridge, left, will host The Political Party with Nancy Jamieson at the Black Sheep Inn on Sept. 21 to raise money for new Hill journalism internships. The Hill Times file photograph
A leading pollster and a Canadian journalism icon are hosting a party to raise money for paid journalism internships.
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The 'biggest point of concern right now' is 'making sure that we keep those shipments of fresh vegetables and other commodities rolling in by truck across the border, truck or train,' says John Manley.
The number of lobbying files connected to COVID-19 has exploded in the last week, with 90 registrations for 55 organizations outlining plans to push federal officials on issues ranging from policy to funding.
In Canada, separate projects are underway that would combine phone location data with positive COVID-19 diagnoses to notify individuals about potential exposure in what their creators say are privacy-friendly ways.