Week of April 20

Week of April 20

Layoffs and spending cuts loom as coronavirus wallops state and city budgets

CNN – 4/23/2020

States Brace for Job Cuts Amid Coronavirus

Time.com (Time Magazine) - 4/23/2020

States See No Immediate Sign of Financial Help

Wall Street Journal – 4/23/2020

U.S. Universities See State Funding Cuts

Wall Street Journal - 4/23/2020

Financial Aid to Struggling States Is Next Big Congressional Battle

New York Times – 4/23/2020

State workers start losing jobs as COVID-19 hits tax revenue

USA Today - 4/23/2020

McConnell sparks bipartisan backlash with state bankruptcy remarks

The Hill – 4/23/2020

State budget directors warn that cuts "will exacerbate the economic fallout" from crisis

CNN – 4/22/2020

Governors release new plan for reopening — and suggest few states are ready

Politico – 4/22/2020

State governments face financial abyss with coronavirus

The Hill – 4/22/2020

Financial doomsday: State, local governments face layoffs, service cuts, projects derailed

NBC News – 4/22/2020

The Trump administration says states have the testing capacity they need. Governors say they lack testing supplies.

Washington Post – 4/22/2020

States That Asked First Got the Most Coronavirus Disaster Relief

Bloomberg.com - 4/22/2020

Battered states, cities struggling to pay bills as Congress puts off bailout

Politico - 4/22/2020

McConnell thinks bankruptcy, not more federal money, might be best for state and local governments

CNN - 4/22/2020

What Happens When Eviction Moratoriums Are Over?

Route Fifty - 4/22/2020

Senate Passes Interim Coronavirus Aid Package to Fund Testing, Extend Small Business Aid

Route Fifty - 4/22/2020

Pelosi Seeks Major State Aid, Setting Up Clash With McConnell

Bloomberg.com - 4/22/2020

Governors Could Get $500 Billion in Coronavirus Aid”If Bill Passes Congress

Newsweek - 4/22/2020

Bid to Let States Go Bankrupt Met Rapid Demise a Decade Ago

Bloomberg.com - 4/22/2020

Massive layoffs are likely coming to state and local governments as federal aid goes elsewhere

CNBC - 4/22/2020

Senate approves $484 billion coronavirus relief package

CBS - 4/22/2020

Battles heats up for phase-four coronavirus relief bill

The Hill - 4/22/2020

More Direct Payments And State And Local Aid: Heres What Might Be In The Next Stimulus Bill

Forbes.com (Forbes Magazine) - 4/22/2020

Congress set to pass $483B virus aid as Trump eyes next deal

Republic - 4/22/2020

State Leaders Move to Protect Stimulus Checks from Debt Collectors

Route Fifty - 4/21/2020

Trump says he supports more money for New York, other states in Phase 4 aid package

Marketwatch - 4/21/2020

Governors describe what's needed from the feds to open state economies

Washington Examiner - 4/21/2020

Oil states face shock as market collapses amid economic shutdown

Bond Buyer - 4/21/2020

Can Colleges Reopen in the Fall? If Not, Some Won't Survive

Governing.com - 4/21/2020

Sectors and States Poised to See Worst Job Losses Highlighted in New Research

Route Fifty – 4/21/2020

REPORT: Share of State K-12 Education Budgets Going to Pension Costs Has Doubled in Two Decades

Yahoo News – 4/21/2020

Oil Price Rout to Hit U.S. Regional Economies

Wall Street Journal – 4/21/2020

Speeders Take Over Empty Roads — With Fatal Consequences

Stateline – 4/20/2020

States Burn Through Cash for Unemployment Payments

Wall Street Journal - 4/20/2020

Theres Never Been Anything Like This: Managing the State Employee Workforce

Route Fifty - 4/20/2020

Is coronavirus helping legal weed go mainstream?

USA Today - 4/20/2020

Bipartisan senators propose $500B rescue fund for states

The Hill - 4/19/2020

U.S. Colleges Brace for a Devastating Summer and Fall

Bloomberg.com - 4/19/2020

Prospect of Steep Service Cuts Looms as Virus Batters State and Local Budgets

Route Fifty - 4/18/2020

Here are the states that have ordered schools closed for rest of academic year

The Hill - 4/18/2020

Baltimore, Boston and hundreds of other cities could struggle to tap $500 billion federal emergency program as local finances stretch thin

Washington Post – 4/18/2020

Farewell—For Now—to Planned Teacher Raises and Property Tax Rebates

Wall Street Journal – 4/17/2020

States Need Federal Help on COVID-19 Pandemic

State Net Capitol Journal – 4/17/2020 

States Start Hiring Battalions of Contact Tracers to Track Covid-19

Route Fifty – 4/17/2020

Battle rages over $8 billion in coronavirus relief set aside for Indian country

Marketwatch - 4/17/2020

County Leaders Warn of Epic Revenue Losses from COVID-19

Governing.com - 4/17/2020

Food Pantries Struggle to Keep Up with Coronavirus-Fueled Demand

Route Fifty - 4/17/2020

Trump guidelines on reopening economy to let governors make final decision

The Hill - 4/16/2020

Funding to Offset Local Government Budget Losses is Key to Next Aid Package, House Speaker Says

Route Fifty - 4/16/2020

Why State Budget Officials Worry About COVID-19's Impact on Sales Taxes

Pew Trusts.org - 4/16/2020