Public Finance

News: Event Coverage

This briefing covered how states and localities will use aid provided in the CARES Act, the Fed’s Municipal Lending Facility, and more.

News: Event Coverage

Panelists discussed which cities may be most vulnerable to budgetary shocks resulting from COVID-19 and strategies for recovery.
Public Finance
4/28/20

Podcast: William Glasgall

William Glasgall explores deficits, budget cuts, rainy day funds, and borrowing options amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Paul Burton hosts.

News: Event Coverage

In this virtual panel, experts discussed how governments can deploy fiscal reserves to preserve essential services.

Commentary: William Glasgall

While we urge states to pursue sustainable budget practices, states will need to be adaptable with their budgets during the pandemic.

Press Releases

The first live briefing was attended by over 400 listeners from at least forty-three states across the country.

News: Event Coverage

In this online briefing, experts discussed strategies for surmounting the fiscal challenges the pandemic poses for states and cities.

Press Releases

The Fed will buy $500 billion of short-term debt from states and localities, a much-needed move for governments during the pandemic.

News

The Volcker Alliance served as a key source for GAO in highlighting trends in state and local public finance.

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