At 4 p.m. today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (who himself has tested positive for COVID) and Secretary of Health Rachel Levine issued new, “limited-time”, targeted COVID mitigation orders. The orders hit the franchise industry hard. About the only silver-lining is that, unlike the indefinite restrictions imposed last spring, these new restrictions have a specific time

As you may be aware, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf issued an order late on Thursday prohibiting the operation of a business that is not life-sustaining.  The order went into effect at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020.  Enforcement is scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020.  A comprehensive list of