The Need for Direct Assistance to Local Governments in Response to the Coronavirus—By Alan Cohen and Michael Madowitz, Center for American Progress
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“Budgeting by localities for the upcoming fiscal year will be taking place during the next six weeks. Without federal aid now, local governments will be forced to furlough and lay off workers, deepening the recession and cutting back on critical services to constituents, such as police protection. In addition, local governments would be forced to reduce the assistance they provide to constituents and entities within their borders for coping with the effects of the pandemic. These highly undesirable outcomes can be prevented if sufficient federal fiscal relief is provided to local jurisdictions, but the clock is ticking.“
Read the Article Here–https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/economy/news/2020/05/26/485396/need-direct-assistance-local-governments-response-coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR1ETjITeFtwqpEvecU-Q9KiZaXgfJ2vIMJUFZ-bt9cgIDaOTRRS1OHlR9U