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Fourth annual report details strengths and weaknesses of all fifty states’ budgeting practices from fiscal 2015 through 2019.

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State and local leaders addressed the challenges presented by the pandemic and offered strategies for effective governance.

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The panel discussed the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 vaccination plan and the impact on state and local tax revenues and operations.

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The panel discussed further federal stimulus and state and local revenues and budgets as the vaccine rollout begins.

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The panel discussed lessons states and localities have learned from the Cares Act passed earlier this year and what may be in store.

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The briefing covered how states and localities are addressing trillions of dollars in retirement obligations amid COVID-19 fiscal stress.

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Experts discuss how infrastructure spending cutbacks related to COVID-19 may affect the economy, jobs, and the municipal market

Commentary: William Glasgall

COVID-19 is driving state and local governments to balance budgets by postponing infrastructure work and other initiatives.


Volcker Alliance board members, Richard Ravitch and Antonio Weiss, discuss whether states and cities could financially recover from the pandemic.


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