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State And Local Governments

  1. coronavirus stimulus
    Democrats Put Squeeze on White House As Unemployment Benefits ExpireRight now the White House looks more likely to cut a stimulus deal with Pelosi and Schumer than to herd fractious congressional Republicans.
  2. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Hit Impasse With Republicans in DisarrayAt the moment, Democrats hold all the cards as Trump calls for stopgap deal on unemployment insurance and evictions.
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    Long-Stalled Stimulus Negotiations Lurch Forward Down a Difficult PathThe two parties share a sense of urgency and a commitment to a second set of checks for taxpayers, but are otherwise at odds about COVID-19 relief.
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    Will We Get a Second Round of COVID-19 Stimulus Checks?Dems called for another round of $1,200 checks, and now the GOP is proposing something similar. But the timing is iffy and negotiations are complex.
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    Republican COVID-19 Stimulus Talks Have StalledAfter dawdling for months, the White House and Senate Republicans aren’t on the same page at all.
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    Republicans May ‘Defund the Police’ With Budget Cuts Forced by the CoronavirusRepublicans blocking aid to state and local governments are hurting their friends in blue.
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    House Democrats Open Bidding on the Next Stimulus Round With $3 Trillion BillPelosi’s proposal includes a new round of checks for individuals, and a big new fund for state and local governments.
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    The Coming COVID-19 Higher-Ed DisasterPublic colleges and universities became a lot less “public” after the Great Recession. The coronavirus crisis could make it all a lot worse.
  9. vision 2020
    Republicans Demand Cash-Strapped States Pony Up for Election NeedsA little-known coronavirus stimulus provision requires that states match 20 percent of election assistance funds at a time of fiscal catastrophe.
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    Congress Passes Interim Coronavirus Stimulus Bill for Trump’s SignatureThe measure, which focuses on renewed funds for the small-business Paycheck Protection Program, may be the last bipartisan relief measure for a while.
  11. coronavirus
    Congress, White House Reach Deal On New Coronavirus Relief BillThe deal, to be followed by a broader bill, replenishes depleted loan fund for small busiensses and provides new aid for hospitals and testing.
  12. coronavirus stimulus
    Tense Negotiations Continue Over Next Round of StimulusDemocrats are hoping that Republicans budge on more money for state and local governments.
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    Federalism Is a Bad Prescription for Handling the Coronavirus CrisisReliance on cash-strapped state and local governments during the COVID-19 crisis could mean austerity measures that thwart the national response.
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    Senate Reaches Deal on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus BillDemocrats won oversight of corporate loans, beefed-up unemployment insurance, and direct aid to hospitals and state and local governments.
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    Pelosi Offers House Plan As Senate Fights Over Coronavirus Economic Relief BillHouse bill may work its way into Senate negotiations, or could serve as an alternative if Republicans prevail in the upper chamber.
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    Supreme Court Applies Ban on ‘Excessive Fines’ to States and LocalitiesThe unanimous decision could have a big impact on state and local government, sparking many lawsuits aimed at fines, fees, and asset seizures.