Week of June 29

Week of June 29

State and Local Government Jobs Flat in June, But Employment Levels Still Low

Route Fifty – 7/2/2020

Here Comes the Hard Part: States, Cities Face Grim Budget Picture

Governing.com - 7/1/2020

The coronavirus crisis is costing states and locals hundreds of billions, analysis finds

Marketwatch - 7/1/2020

Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

Route Fifty - 7/1/2020

Will state reopening reversals hurt economic rebound?

USA Today - 7/1/2020

Private and Religious School Backers See Broad Victory in Supreme Court Decision

The New York Times - 7/1/2020

Coronavirus infections in prisons to surpass 50,000 within days

Washington Examiner - 7/1/2020

Republican Leaders Want to End Obamacare. Their Voters Are Expanding It.

The New York Times - 7/1/2020

How COVID-19 in Jails and Prisons Threatens Nearby Communities

Pew Trusts.org - 7/1/2020

Reopening the Economy Under COVID-19: Tracking Containment

Governing – 7/1/2020

Struggling states put off tough cuts in hopes of a congressional rescue

CNN - 6/30/2020

Senate Republicans begin drafting new coronavirus relief bill

Roll Call - 6/30/2020

Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

Republic - 6/30/2020

Protests Prompt Policing Changes, But Skeptics Doubt They Will Be Enough

Stateline – 6/30/2020

Despite Mitigation Efforts, Watchdog Finds Rise in Repeatedly Flooded Properties

Route Fifty – 6/30/2020

Treasury decides to stick with July 15 tax deadline

Politico – 6/29/2020

White House opposes $1.5 trillion House infrastructure measure

Reuters – 6/29/2020

Supreme Court Shows Interest in Clash Over Pipeline Builders Seizing State Land

Route Fifty – 6/29/2020

Senators move to boost state and local cybersecurity as part of annual defense bill

The Hill - 6/29/2020

Virus Spikes While Local and State Officials Bicker Over Face Mask Mandates

Pew Trusts.org - 6/29/2020

As the economy sinks, Obamacare faces unique test

Yahoo! News - 6/28/2020

States scramble to contain Covid spikes without enough workers to track outbreaks

Politico - 6/28/2020

U.S. States Backtrack on Reopening as Cases Climb

The New York Times - 6/27/2020

'Sin Taxes' Could Help States in Pandemic Budget Slump (at Least a Little Bit)

Pew Trusts.org - 6/26/2020

Governments eye new taxes on cigarettes, homes and tech giants to pay for big budget shortfalls related to the coronavirus

Washington Post – 6/26/2020

State budget directors expect revenue losses to surpass the Great Recession

Bond Buyer - 6/25/2020

DeVos issues rule steering more virus aid to private schools

Republic - 6/25/2020