November 16

Week of November 16

Key COVID relief programs set to expire without deal on new bill

Yahoo! News - 11/18/2020

High hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year, but states say they need more money for distribution

ABC News - 11/18/2020

State and Local Officials Want to See Climate Policy Support”and Funding”Under Biden Administration

Route Fifty - 11/18/2020

Key pandemic relief programs are set to expire at the end of the year. No one knows what's next.

CNN - 11/18/2020

Transportation Groups Push for Stimulus Funding, Support from New Administration

Engineering News-Record - 11/18/2020

Biden promises to prioritize state virus funding

USA Today - 11/18/2020

McConnell Blames Stimulus Delay on Pelosi, Schumer After Letter Urges Talks

Newsweek - 11/18/2020

White House chief of staff ‘can’t guarantee’ U.S. government will avert December shutdown

Washington Post – 11/18/2020

Inoculations by December? States aren’t so sure.

Politico – 11/18/2020

If Congress doesn’t act, 12 million Americans could lose unemployment aid after Christmas

Washington Post – 11/18/2020

Governors ratchet up restrictions ahead of Thanksgiving

Associated Press – 11/17/2020

Bipartisan talks on ‘targeted’ coronavirus relief bill underway, Portman says

Roll Call – 11/17/2020

GOP Lawsuits Restrain Governors’ COVID-19 Actions

Stateline – 11/17/2020

Local Government Employment Still 4% Below Pre-COVID Level

Government Technology – 11/17/2020

Public health programs see surge in students amid pandemic

Associated Press – 11/17/2020

The lowest-paid workers in higher education are suffering the highest job losses

Washington Post – 11/17/2020

As shutdowns loom, governors across the country are pleading for more federal help

Marketwatch - 11/17/2020

Republican governors are dropping resistance to face masks

Marketwatch - 11/17/2020

States plead for more federal help as virus outbreak worsens

Republic - 11/17/2020

Colleges saw a 43% drop in enrollment by new international students this past fall

Marketwatch - 11/17/2020

States Tap CARES Act to Expand Broadband

Pew Trusts.org - 11/16/2020

State Climate Action Unlikely After Democrats Fail to Flip Statehouses

Pew Trusts.org - 11/16/2020

The Pendulum Was Swinging Toward Reopening Schools. Then Came the Surge.

Pew Trusts.org - 11/15/2020

Budget Holes Loom After Voters Reject Some Tax Hikes

Pew Trusts.org - 11/15/2020

Fears of double-dip recession rise alongside COVID-19 cases

The Hill – 11/15/2020

Trump COVID-19 outreach to governors drops off

The Hill – 11/14/2020

Under Biden, Infrastructure Is Back in Play. But Making a Deal Will Still Be Tough

Route Fifty - 11/13/2020

Coronavirus resurgence threatens U.S. states' revenue gains

Reuters - 11/13/2020