Week of May 4

Week of May 4

House hits gas, Senate pumps brakes on $2T more in relief

The Hill - 5/6/2020

Negotiators face more contentious issues than state, local aid

Roll Call - 5/6/2020

States ask Trump administration to pay laid off oil workers to plug abandoned wells

Reuters - 5/6/2020

States cut Medicaid as millions of jobless workers look to safety net

Politico - 5/5/2020

The State of the States

Marketplace – 5/5/2020

Public pension funds are a net gain for state and local revenue – study

Pensions & Investments – 5/5/2020

9 states seek $36B in federal advances for unemployment claims

Politico - 5/5/2020

Public Transit Systems Adapt to Plummeting Ridership

Route Fifty - 5/5/2020

House Democrats Coronavirus Aid Plan Would Distribute County, City Funding by Population

Route Fifty - 5/5/2020

Trump says coronavirus 'bailouts' for blue states are unfair to Republicans

CNBC - 5/5/2020

McConnell, Senate GOP hit 'pause' on next coronavirus relief bill

The Hill - 5/5/2020

States with few virus cases get big share of relief aid

ABC News - 5/5/2020

States Scramble For More Cash To Cover Soaring Unemployment Claims

Forbes.com (Forbes Magazine) - 5/5/2020

State Officials Collaborate to Counter the Pandemics Impact

Pew Trusts.org - 5/5/2020

The next big battle on Capitol Hill concerns aid to states and localities

The Hill - 5/4/2020

Why the Coronavirus Won't Reshape State Governments

Governing – 5/4/2020

Amid Pandemic, A Call to Rebalance State and Local Power

Route Fifty – 5/4/2020

State Parks See Overcrowding as Temperatures Climb

Route Fifty – 5/4/2020

In Some States that Are Reopening, Workers Face an Ultimatum: Go Back to Work or Lose Unemployment

Route Fifty - 5/4/2020

McConnell Wants to Stop Blue State Bailouts, but Red States Need Help Too

Newsweek - 5/4/2020

Under pressure, colleges face risks of reopening or financial ruin

Politico - 5/4/2020

More Than A Dozen Additional Universities Begin Furloughs, Affecting Thousands Of Staff

Forbes.com (Forbes Magazine) - 5/4/2020

Governors join forces to buy medical supplies

Politico - 5/4/2020

How coronavirus has put road and bridge projects on hold

USA Today - 5/4/2020

Colleges see finances plunging into chaos

Associated Press – 5/2/2020

States Projecting Big Budget Cuts Due To COVID-19

AASHTO Journal – 5/1/2020

Gig Workers Wait for Long-Promised Relief

Stateline – 5/1/2020

GOP divided over state aid during coronavirus pandemic

The Hill – 5/1/2020

COVID-19 Spurs Big Changes in Telemedicine Regulation

StateNet Capitol Journal – 5/1/2020

States and cities seek solutions to growing calls for rent relief

CNN - 5/1/2020

With virus, U.S. higher education may face an existential moment

PBS - 5/1/2020

With the Virus Spreading, Red States Will Need Bailouts, Too

Bloomberg.com - 5/1/2020

Legislative Watch: Reducing the Tax Burden for Everyone

Governing.com - 5/1/2020

States, cities seek $1 trillion in next aid bill to avoid layoffs from coronavirus, Pelosi says

Marketwatch - 4/30/2020

State Unemployment Funds Going Broke From Flood of Claims

Bloomberg.com - 4/30/2020

The Cost of an Election Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

Route Fifty – 4/30/2020

State bailouts and federal spending: Which states give, and which receive?

CBS - 4/30/2020

Rural, Intercity Bus Companies Hit Hard by Pandemic

Pew Trusts.org - 4/30/2020