Week of March 1

Week of March 1

State Lawmakers Split Over Need for Federal Aid

Stateline – 3/4/2021

Here's what we know about the Senate stimulus plan

CNN – 3/4/2021

Democrats want to send $350B to cities and states with Biden's COVID stimulus bill, but Republicans see it as wasteful

USA Today – 3/4/2021

Draft Senate aid plan would cut direct funds to cities, counties

Roll Call – 3/3/2021

We asked governors what they want from Biden. Here’s what they told us.

Politico – 3/3/2021

States rapidly expanding vaccine access as supplies surge

Associated Press – 3/3/2021

Biden Criticizes ‘Neanderthal Thinking’ as Two Governors Roll Back Mask Mandates

Route Fifty – 3/3/2021

Legislators Battle Whether to Restrict or Expand Voting

Governing – 3/3/2021

Empty Office Buildings Squeeze City Budgets as Property Values Fall

New York Times – 3/3/2021

Biden’s State Rescue Dwarfs Tax Hit, Turning It Into Stimulus

Bloomberg – 3/3/2021

As Democrats bring back earmarks for transportation projects, billions of dollars from years ago sits unused

Washington Post - 3/3/2021

Senate COVID-19 relief bill wont include transportation projects GOP used to voice opposition

PBS - 3/3/2021

Teachers, child care staff nationwide can now sign up for vaccine shots

ABC News - 3/3/2021

Jobless aid, direct checks could get trimmed as U.S. Senate takes up COVID-19 aid bill

Reuters - 3/3/2021

Some states didnt withhold taxes from enhanced unemployment benefits

CNBC - 3/2/2021

COVID relief bill would expand Obamacare. Here's how it would work

USA Today - 3/2/2021

Transit, bridge funds knocked out as Senate takes up aid bill

Roll Call – 3/2/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Slows Race to Defang the Virus

Stateline – 3/2/2021

Texas, Mississippi to lift mask mandates, let all businesses reopen at full capacity

Politico – 3/2/2021

Covid Infections Fall Steeply in Nursing Homes Since Vaccine Rollout

Route Fifty – 3/2/2021

The States Where Driving Was Up and Down the Most After Covid Hit

Route Fifty – 3/2/2021

‘It just sucks’: America’s jobless owe thousands of dollars in taxes on their unemployment

Washington Post – 3/2/2021

Lawmakers in seven states push toll changes

Landline – 3/1/2021

States Fail to Prioritize Homeless People for Vaccines

Stateline – 3/1/2021

Census data snafu upends 2022 elections

Politico – 3/1/2021

CDC director warns states against lifting COVID-19 restrictions

The Hill – 3/1/2021

The debate over state and local aid in Biden’s stimulus bill, explained

Vox – 3/1/2021

Johnson & Johnson vaccine deepens concerns over racial and geographic inequities

Washington Post – 3/1/2021

Biden Administration’s Plan to Rescind States’ Medicaid Work Rules Faces Temporary Hitch

Wall Street Journal – 3/1/2021

Biden works to unify Senate Democrats on $1.9 trillion relief bill

Washington Post – 3/1/2021

21 GOP governors call Biden's COVID-19 relief bill 'biased'

USA Today - 3/1/2021

Virus Did Not Bring Financial Rout That Many States Feared

The New York Times - 3/1/2021

Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs

Republic - 2/28/2021

House Passes $1.9 Trillion Covid Response Bill

Route Fifty - 2/28/2021

Governors lift COVID-19 restrictions despite risks of new spike

The Hill – 2/28/2021

The GOP’s anti-stimulus rallying cry: What happened to the unspent $1 trillion?

Politico – 2/27/2021

Pandemic leaves tribes without US recognition at higher risk

Republic - 2/27/2021

House Democrats pass sweeping $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill with minimum wage hike

The Hill - 2/27/2021

DHS mandates state and local spending on domestic terrorism prevention

CNN - 2/26/2021

State of the States: Are rainy days here again? In four charts, the pandemics pain

Marketwatch - 2/26/2021

‘Sham Transactions’ Trigger States to Crack Down on Tax Havens

Bloomberg Tax – 2/26/2021

State Finances: Will essential services need to be cut?

CQ Researcher – 2/26/2021

Feds Up Share of FEMA Grants That Must Be Spent on Cybersecurity

Route Fifty – 2/25/2021

Republican legislators around the country seek to strip governors and officials of emergency election powers

CNN - 2/25/2021

Biden to governors: Let's fight COVID together

USA Today - 2/25/2021