Week of February 22

Week of February 22

Biden, facing resistance in Congress, courts GOP governors

Washington Post – 2/25/2021

Health-Care Exchange Special Enrollment Window Varies

Governing – 2/25/2021

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package

Yahoo! News - 2/25/2021

Fuel tax rate changes pursued in 12 states

Land Line – 2/24/2021

Focus on fate of $15 minimum wage in Senate as House prepares to take up Bidens $1.9 trillion relief bill

Washington Post - 2/24/2021

Pushback intensifies over $350 billion federal aid to state and local governments

Bond Buyer - 2/24/2021

States are passing pandemic relief measures as they await action in Washington on Bidens $1.9 trillion package

Marketwatch - 2/24/2021

School voucher push taps frustration over distance learning

Republic - 2/24/2021

Tax Hikes for High Earners Are on the Table in Some States

Wall Street Journal - 2/24/2021

Analysis: Urban states come out ahead, rural states get less in Biden's COVID-19 relief bill

Reuters - 2/24/2021

Not All COVID-19 Aid Is Spent. But Schools, Cities And States Say They Need More

(NPR) National Public Radio - 2/24/2021

Stimulus Package: Whats in Joe Bidens American Rescue Plan?

Wall Street Journal - 2/24/2021

IRS chief says agency has no present plans to extend tax-filing season

The Hill – 2/23/2021

Bills to Block Mandatory Worker Vaccines Falter in the States

Stateline – 2/23/2021

House Democrats prep changes to coronavirus relief package

Roll Call – 2/23/2021

Moderate Senate Democrats target state aid fund in Biden covid relief bill

Washington Post - 2/23/2021

Tenants Struggle Amid Patchwork of State Rental Relief Efforts

Pew Trusts.org - 2/22/2021

Smallest Businesses Will Get Special Window to Apply for Federal Relief Funds

Route Fifty – 2/22/2021

Harm to schools from drilling-lease pause may be overstated

Roll Call - 2/22/2021

17 GOP governors call on Biden to rescind executive order halting new oil and gas leases on federal land

The Center Square – 2/22/2021

Pandemic puts money, political muscle behind broadband

Axios – 2/22/2021

States paying billions in fraudulent unemployment claims

The Hill – 2/22/2021

Biden faces the $1.9 trillion question: Is it too much?

CNN – 2/21/2021

Why Cities Have More People but Less Clout

Governing.com - 2/19/2021

Tensions start to emerge in Biden’s dance with governors

Politico – 2/19/2021

Vaccine Appointment Link Sharing ‘Highly Problematic’ for Health Departments

Route Fifty – 2/19/2021

Equity Budgeting in Cities: Directing Dollars Where They’re Needed Most

Route Fifty – 2/19/2021

Red State Budgets Are Suffering The Most In This Recession

Forbes – 2/18/2021

Lawmakers Call for Federal Program to Upgrade Unemployment Systems

Route Fifty – 2/18/2021

Democrats urge IRS to extend tax-filing season

The Hill – 2/18/2021

Where states are boosting or slashing higher ed funding amid the pandemic

PBS - 2/18/2021