Coronavirus Tracker: States, Cities Call for Federal Aid
May 22, 2020
Current updates on association response to the global COVID-19 crisis, along with a roundup of conference, travel and business news and information.
A Call for Aid
Seven organizations representing state and local governments are speaking out with an urgent message to Congress: We need COVID-19 aid.
“Many state and local governments are facing a June 30 deadline to adopt budgets,” the groups said in a news release Wednesday. “Without federal assistance, states, territories, and local governments will be forced to make drastic cuts to the programs Americans depend on to provide economic security, educational opportunities, and public safety, and the national economic recovery will be dramatically hampered.”
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