Week of April 13

Week of April 13

Rural Response to Coronavirus Could Be Hampered by Years of Population Loss

Pew Trusts.org - 4/16/2020

Counties Say Virus Relief Fund is Shorting Them by Billions

Route Fifty - 4/16/2020

States Are in a Quandary as Taxes Evaporate and Virus Spending Soars

New York Times – 4/15/2020

Echoing Trump, More GOP State Legislators Call for Easing Closures

Stateline – 4/15/2020

COVID-19 pandemic renews calls for Medicaid expansion

Associated Press – 4/15/2020

America’s Empty Roads: Fewer Deaths But a Blow to State Budgets

Bloomberg – 4/15/2020

Infrastructure Bills Move to the Back Burner

Engineering News-Record - 4/15/2020

Cities Take Lead on Coronavirus Response At Times, Leading to Friction With States

Route Fifty - 4/15/2020

Half of Cities Expect to Cut Public Services Due to Pandemic

Route Fifty - 4/14/2020

Governors Coalesce to Reopen on Their Terms; Budgets Look Increasingly Bleak

Pew Trusts.org - 4/14/2020

Too Much Food at Farms, Too Little Food in the Stores

Route Fifty - 4/14/2020

Economic Slowdown Leaves States Facing $500 Billion Deficits

Bloomberg.com - 4/14/2020

Cities, counties fear losing out on U.S. virus rescue funding

PBS - 4/14/2020

Northeastern govs band together as Trump claims 'total' authority

Politico - 4/14/2020

States are facing a fiscal crisis that will be as brutal as that of the Great Recession

Marketwatch - 4/14/2020

Health Coverage for Unemployed Harder to Come By in Some States

Pew Trusts.org - 4/14/2020

Plummeting Tax Revenues Will Put Governors in Tough Budget Situations

Governing.com - 4/14/2020

More than 2,100 U.S. cities brace for budget shortfalls due to coronavirus, survey finds, with many planning cuts and layoffs

Washington Post – 4/14/2020

Highway fund’s shortfall deepened by plunge in gas tax revenue

Roll Call – 4/14/2020

The next economic crisis will hit states and cities

Axios – 4/13/2020

10 Ways States Could Fortify Tax Structures Ahead of Next Crisis

Bloomberg Law – 4/13/2020

States Unite On Reopening Economies: 'Science — Not Politics — Will Guide' Decisions

NPR – 4/13/2020

The Next Financial Blow

Inside Higher Ed – 4/13/2020

Knocked Off Track by Coronavirus, Census Announces Delay in 2020 Count

New York Times – 4/13/2020

More than 180 groups urge Congress to pass $500 billion in unrestricted aid to state, local governments

The Hill – 4/13/2020

12 governors press Trump for special ObamaCare enrollment period amid coronavirus pandemic

The Hill – 4/13/2020

West Coast states partnering to reopen economies

USA Today - 4/13/2020

States Announce Regional Efforts to Restart the Economy

Route Fifty - 4/13/2020

Trump's disdain for 'Obamacare' could hamper virus response

ABC News - 4/13/2020

Governors group asks Congress to provide at least $500 billion to support drained state budgets

Washington Examiner - 4/13/2020

The South May See the Largest Share of Coronavirus Misery

Pew Trusts.org - 4/13/2020

Furor Erupts: Billions Going To Hospitals Based On Medicare Billings, Not COVID-19

Route Fifty - 4/12/2020

State and local governments face budget crunch, hurting hopes for a quick economic recovery

CNBC - 4/12/2020

Traffic drop from stay-at-home orders imperils road funding

Associated Press – 4/12/2020

Older states grapple with fear, isolation and medical care

Associated Press – 4/12/2020

U.S. States Prepare Test-and-Trace Programs to Reopen Their Economies

Bloomberg.com - 4/11/2020

Every US state is now under a major disaster declaration amid coronavirus pandemic

CNBC - 4/11/2020

Governors call for $500B to offset 'catastrophic damage' to state economies

Fox News - 4/11/2020

Governors Call For $500 Billion Bailout Amid Standoff Over Coronavirus Relief Funds

(NPR) National Public Radio - 4/11/2020

Analysis: Some states getting $300K per coronavirus case, New York getting $12K

The Hill - 4/11/2020

Unions Pushing for Billions in State and Local Coronavirus Aid

Route Fifty - 4/10/2020

Senators, bipartisan state officials press Congress for more election funds

The Hill - 4/10/2020

Cities and states launch emergency rent relief programs

CNN - 4/10/2020

Many Small Businesses Cry for Help Some Get It

Pew Trusts.org - 4/10/2020

Rainy Day Funds Rainy Day Funds Help States Weather Fiscal Downturns

Pew Trusts.org - 4/9/2020

Budget Stress Testing Helps States Prepare for Fiscal Distress

Pew Trusts.org - 4/9/2020

Cities and states brace for economic ‘reckoning,’ eyeing major cuts and fearing federal coronavirus aid isn’t enough

Washington Post – 4/10/2020

With No U.S. Plan to Return to Normal, Some States Are Creating Their Own

Stateline – 4/10/2020

Coronavirus Makes Bail Reform Efforts More Urgent

Route Fifty – 4/10/2020

A plan to defeat coronavirus finally emerges, but it’s not from the White House

Washington Post – 4/10/2020

States move to protect prisoners from coronavirus outbreaks

The Hill – 4/9/2020

Coronavirus paid leave mandate to drain state, municipal coffers

Roll Call – 4/8/2020