Contact Tracing Blog

Lawmakers Debate Contact Tracing Privacy Proposals

July 8, 2020 | FOCUS

by FOCUS, a Leonine Business Congress and several state legislatures are looking to regulate contact tracing applications, as states have either developed and are using their own technologies or have turned to private third-party application providers for additional tools to contain and prevent new cases of COVID-19.  This trend has begun to raise privacy and […]

States Push Liability Protections as Businesses Reopen

June 15, 2020 | FOCUS

By FOCUS, a Leonine Business Returning to work in the time of COVID is seen across the political spectrum as both a highly treacherous process and an economic necessity. Facing massive losses to their personal finances, many workers and families simply can not afford to continue living without a steady paycheck, while businesses across the […]

Social Distancing Creates Remote Notarization Boom

May 13, 2020 | FOCUS

By FOCUS, a Leonine Business Wills, titles, mortgages, powers of attorney, medical directives, affidavits and more – all of these legal documents and many more require the signature of a notary public in order to have a binding legal effect. Without notarizations, key pieces of the economy and our judicial system would grind to a […]


May 11, 2020 | FOCUS, Government Affairs

FOCUS, a Leonine Public Affairs business, has announced an online 50-state COVID-19 resources website, updated daily and available to the general public. “COVID-19 policy is being handled on a state-by-state basis, making this website an invaluable resource for policymakers and government affairs professionals during this unprecedented time,” said Leif Johnson, President of FOCUS. “From stay-at-home […]

Crisis Communications In The COVID-19 Era

April 9, 2020 | Government Affairs, Issue Campaigns, Leonine, Public Relations, Uncategorized

By Alex MacLean The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest crisis that most of us have ever faced. A few short months ago it was unimaginable that healthcare and other essential workers would soon be on the frontlines of the battle against a deadly global pandemic. It was unthinkable that business owners and their employees would […]