Week of June 1

Week of June 1

Money Are pensions doomed because of COVID-19?

USA Today - 6/4/2020

Government Falls into a Recession and Job Cuts Soar

Governing.com - 6/3/2020

Virus-hit U.S. state revenue could start slow recovery in third quarter: analysts

Reuters - 6/3/2020

Deepening state budget holes threaten to weigh down recovery

The Hill – 6/3/2020

Bipartisan lawmakers press Trump administration to get COVID-19 aid to Medicaid providers

The Hill - 6/3/2020

Fed Expands Municipal Bond Program, Opening Door to Some Smaller Cities

The New York Times - 6/3/2020

House Democrats Unveil $494-Billion Surface Transportation Bill

Engineering News-Record - 6/3/2020

COVID-19 Could Be End of Line for Some Regional Colleges

Pew Trusts.org - 6/3/2020

Can Tax Amnesty Programs Cure State Budget Woes?

Forbes.com (Forbes Magazine) - 6/3/2020

What Will College Be Like in the Fall?

The New York Times - 6/3/2020

Most emergency health aid remains unspent while providers struggle

Politico - 6/3/2020

State tax revenues fell almost 50% in April

Bond Buyer - 6/2/2020

Senate panel provides preview for next COVID-19 relief bil

Roll Call - 6/2/2020

Illinois to sell debt in first deal with Fed's muni liquidity facility

Reuters - 6/2/2020

State sales tax receipts plunge as much as 41% in April amid coronavirus shutdowns ” and May could be worse

Marketwatch - 6/2/2020

Covid-19 testing sites shutter amid protests

Politico - 6/2/2020

States face having to cut public health programs during pandemic

Washington Examiner - 6/2/2020

Governors warn congressional leaders of billion-dollar shortfalls due to coronavirus
L.A. Times – 6/2/2020

Sending Federal Troops to States Could Spark Legal Chaos
Stateline – 6/2/2020

Illinois to sell debt in first deal with Fed's muni liquidity facility

Reuters – 6/2/2020

College Students Want Their Money Back. It’ll Be Tough to Get It.
Stateline – 6/2/2020

States, cities plead for virus aid as Congress faces crises
Associated Press – 6/1/2020

States brace for disasters as pandemic collides with hurricane season
Politico – 6/1/2020

Census hits milestone as states worry about deadline switch

Associated Press – 6/1/2020

Small Rural Businesses Fight for Bailout Aid

Stateline – 6/1/2020

Protests Could Lead to Surge of Coronavirus Cases, Officials Say
Route Fifty – 6/1/2020

Census hits milestone as states worry about deadline switch

Republic - 6/1/2020

States Warn That Virus May Doom Climate Projects

The New York Times - 6/1/2020

Why Politics Keeps Tanking a Bailout Idea that Works

Politico - 6/1/2020

Pandemic Will Mean a Worse Retirement for Millions of Workers

Governing.com - 6/1/2020

Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virus
Associated Press – 5/31/2020

While asking for more, states are slow to spend virus aid

Republic - 5/31/2020

As states protect nursing homes from lawsuits, families see little recourse

ABC News - 5/31/2020

Evictions loom as state freezes on rent payments expire

CNN - 5/31/2020

Schools brace for cuts from new financial crisis

ABC News - 5/30/2020

Hidden Cost of Mass Layoffs: Why Job Cuts Won’t Solve States’ Budget Crisis
Bloomberg – 5/29/2020

McConnell Says Next Coronavirus Aid Bill Will Be The Last

(NPR) National Public Radio - 5/29/2020

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

Fox News - 5/29/2020

Virus could lead more states to OK sports, online betting
Associated Press – 5/29/2020

'A different kind of horrific' for K-12 as states anticipate revenue shortfalls
Education Dive – 5/29/2020

Jury Trials Begin Again, Carefully

Stateline – 5/29/2020

Budget Cuts: Challenge or Opportunity for State IT?
Government Technology – 5/28/2020

Pandemic upends state plans to expand health insurance
Politico – 5/28/2020

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.
Route Fifty – 5/28/2020

As Virus Keeps Kids From Schools, New Figures Show Millions Lack Home Internet
Route Fifty – 5/28/2020

Millions Relying on Pandemic Aid Can See Its End, and Theyre Scared

The New York Times - 5/28/2020