COVID-19 Response and Recession Media Library

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State Policy Area Content Type Title Date
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
A Critical Tool to Address Child Hunger Is About to Expire 9/19/2020
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
Interim Study on COVID-Related Employment Issues Offers Policy Recommendations for Next Crisis 9/18/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Coronavirus Impact: 3 Ohio Companies Announce Layoffs 9/18/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Deal Reached in N.J. for 'Millionaires Tax' to Address Fiscal Crisis 9/18/2020
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
New $300 Unemployment Boost Arrives, But Some Film Workers Left Out 9/18/2020
Oklahoma
Equity
Criminal Justice
Op-ed
Ginnie Graham: Oklahoma prisons show symptoms of the disease of systemic racism 9/18/2020
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Report: Prop 208 could hurt economy in long run, supporters disagree 9/17/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
Unemployment
News Story
West Virginia groups urge passage of new federal relief package 9/17/2020
Texas
Equity
Census
News Story
North Texans' household income rose before the pandemic, new Census Bureau data shows 9/17/2020
North Carolina
Income Support
Op-ed
Congress must pass robust COVID relief; failure is not an option 9/17/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
NJ millionaires to pay more in taxes in long-awaited policy victory for Gov. Phil Murphy 9/17/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Oklahoma maintains second-highest rate of residents without health insurance 9/16/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
Half a million Michiganders might be at risk of eviction by the end of year 9/16/2020
Kentucky
Income Support
Op-ed
Jason Bailey: Congress can't pack up without passing package 9/16/2020
Arizona
Income Support
Unemployment
News Story
Can you live on $240 a week? Growing efforts to increase Arizona's unemployment benefits 9/16/2020
Texas
Health Care
Editorial
Unhealthy Texas? By many measures, the state ranks near the bottom on health care, and COVID-19 will test those vulnerabilities 9/16/2020
Vermont
Income Support
Op-ed
Hoffman: Making up for losses 9/16/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-ed
Kelly Allen: US Senate must pass COVID-19 relief now (Opinion) 9/15/2020
Georgia
Education
Equity
News Story
Report: Wide Racial Disparities in Georgia Scholarships 9/15/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
News Story
State Budget Faces 'Steep Cliff' Without Renewed Weekly Jobless Pay 9/15/2020
Maryland
Health Care
Income Support
Op-ed
Benjamin Orr: Put Politics Aside. Convene a Special Session of the Legislature 9/15/2020
New Mexico
Health Care
News Story
Patient transfers from northwest New Mexico surged during region's virus peak 9/14/2020
Florida
Criminal Justice
News Story
It's time for Florida to stop sending kids to adult prisons 9/14/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
With no help from Washington in sight, layoffs in Central Florida keep piling up 9/14/2020
Maine
State Finances
Editorial
Both spending cuts and revenue increases must be considered to balance budget 9/14/2020
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Corporate, cap gains tax hikes favored in new poll 9/14/2020
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Budget fix remains a work in progress; A special session triggered by the Virginia state budget has yet to deal with it 9/13/2020
Montana
Education
News Story
Virtual event set to inspire advocacy in Indian Country 9/12/2020
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Bills would ease licensing for those with past crimes; Michigan House approves 'moral character' proposals 9/11/2020
Ohio
Census
News Story
As census deadline approaches, community organizations in Cuyahoga County want everyone to be counted 9/11/2020
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
Tax revenue up $134 million in August 9/11/2020
Georgia
Education
News Story
Waiving SAT As HOPE Requirement Beyond 2021 An Open Question 9/10/2020
Massachusetts
Unemployment
News Story
Employers face 'staggering' unemployment tax hike 9/10/2020
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Ease licensing for people with criminal past 9/10/2020
Oklahoma
Income Support
Op-ed
Policy Matters: ‘Skinny’ relief bill is inadequate 9/9/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
Eight states have programs that give workers paid time off. Does that help or hurt Colorado's chances? 9/9/2020
Michigan
Education
News Story
Childhood literacy in Kent County on downward trend, data shows 9/9/2020
New York
Unemployment
News Story
New York legislators want to tax the rich to finance an 'excluded workers' fund 9/8/2020
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Labor Day Nothing To Celebrate For Georgia Workers Still Displaced By Pandemic 9/8/2020
Texas
Census
News Story
Texas launches $15M census ad campaign; With time running out, state officials reverse course to chase an accurate count 9/8/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
NJ workers demand governor enforce COVID-19 safety standards 9/8/2020
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
Report shows NJ wage growth 'uneven' for some workers 9/8/2020
California
Immigration
News Story
Newsom weighs aid for undocumented Californians with no safety net 9/8/2020
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Louisiana reopens 2019-2020 P-EBT applications for families who did not apply in May and June 9/8/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Experts worry pandemic could lead to wage theft 9/8/2020
Rhode Island
State Finances
Op-ed
How to cover Rhode Island's revenue shortfall 9/8/2020
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Families can apply for free, reduced school meals 9/8/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
Labor Day Town Hall with Rep. John Yarmuth will discuss federal aid, support for families 9/7/2020
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
LABOR DAY; ; Many in jobs with risk feel undervalued 9/7/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
This Labor Day finds labor slowly recovering 9/7/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Equity
News Story
Inequality between rich and poor Kentucky school districts grows amid COVID costs, revenue losses 9/6/2020
Ohio
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
Some Ideas For Gov. DeWine On How To Help Struggling Ohioans 9/5/2020
West Virginia
Immigration
Op-ed
Betty Ann Miskowiec: Wild, wonderful welcoming West Virginia 9/5/2020
900,000 Pennsylvanians could face eviction this fall if government fails to act 9/5/2020
Virginia
Education
State Finances
News Story
Education advocates urge lawmakers to tap rainy day fund 9/4/2020
Minnesota
State Finances
Editorial
EDITORIAL | Federal aid for states is needed - even in Minnesota 9/4/2020
Colorado
Equity
News Story
Racial Inequities In Colorado's Tax Code Highlighted As Proposition 116 Fight Looms 9/4/2020
Virginia
Education
State Finances
News Story
Hispanic Parents Want More Choices for School 9/4/2020
Idaho
Criminal Justice
News Story
Commissioner opposes re-entry center 9/4/2020
Pandemic highlights housing crisis that existed prior to COVID-19 9/4/2020
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
$520K in grants take aim at racial injustice in Michigan 9/4/2020
Arkansas
Education
News Story
Education groups call for scrapping Arkansas's school voucher program 9/3/2020
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
Rural regions of state see rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations; As statewide data signals stabilization, some counties show signs of a new outbreak 9/3/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Murphy Signs Legislation Expanding Access to Professional and Occupational Licenses; 9/3/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Local employment in area bounces back; Cincinnati region clawed back 101,000 jobs it lost 9/3/2020
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Kentucky law enforcement group says assignment question on Breonna Taylor 'targets' police 9/2/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
News Story
WV schools may need help to reopen, but Justice hasn't used any of $1.25B in federal dollars on them (copy) 9/2/2020
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Parents may be eligible for federal coronavirus funds 9/2/2020
Colorado
Immigration
State Finances
News Story
Colorado Advocates Pushing for Statewide Immigrant Legal Defense Fund 9/2/2020
Connecticut
Education
News Story
Report Scrutinizes Arrests of Pupils With Disabilities 9/1/2020
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
Reform advocates urge colleges and universities to stop asking prospective students about their criminal histories 9/1/2020
Michigan
Education
Income Support
News Story
College students lack basic needs amid COVID-19 pandemic 9/1/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Unions, progressives to hold budget hearing 9/1/2020
Maine
State Finances
News Story
Maine economists expect bumpy ride through 2020 and beyond, but not all news is bad 9/1/2020
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Mental health agency sees uptick 8/31/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Thirty days and counting 8/31/2020
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Florida food stamp recipients may see limits to aid return this week 8/31/2020
Alabama
Income Support
Op-ed
Opinion: Congress must do its job and ease families’ suffering during the pandemic 8/30/2020
New Mexico
State Finances
Op-ed
A better future awaits state — on the other side of oil industry 8/30/2020
California
Immigration
Income Support
News Story
More undocumented Californians would get state tax credit under proposed law 8/29/2020
Florida
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Amid Florida's budget shortfall, corporations lobby for tax cuts 8/29/2020
Florida
Income Support
News Story
With 1 million enrolled since March, 18 percent of Florida's population receiving SNAP benefits 8/28/2020
Rural people are being hit hard with Pennsylvania taxes | PennLive letters 8/28/2020
Michigan
Education
Income Support
News Story
Report: More Than Half Of College Students Struggle With Food, Housing Amid COVID-19 Pandemic 8/28/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
Editorial
We asked McKoy: Define ‘fair share’? His response was outstanding 8/28/2020
Utah
Immigration
News Story
COVID-19 impacts on undocumented population easing, difficulties remain 8/28/2020
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Governor: Ongoing investment in kids and their families needed 8/28/2020
Kentucky
Income Support
News Story
Days Counting Down to Apply for P-EBT 8/27/2020
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
New Study Shows Cutting Public Jobs Due To Pandemic Slows Economic Recovery 8/27/2020
Virginia
Education
News Story
Resident helms school receiving Full Inclusion Fund 8/27/2020
Florida
Income Support
News Story
As the need for food stamps rises, Florida could soon reimpose restrictions 8/27/2020
Florida
Taxes
News Story
As toll road plan is hotly debated, study says leasing turnpikes would save Florida taxpayers billions 8/26/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
NJ businesses pan Gov's 'Tax and spend' budget 8/26/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Dayton recovers half of COVID job losses, but growth slows 8/26/2020
New Mexico
Education
News Story
Governor: 'Double down' on early childhood ed 8/26/2020
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
What Does Medicaid Expansion Mean for YOU? 8/25/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Essex County Divided On Gov. Murphy's 2020 NJ Budget Proposal 8/25/2020
Colorado
Income Support
News Story
‘Desperate’ need for more federal COVID-19 aid, Colorado advocates say 8/25/2020
Kentucky
Income Support
News Story
Kentucky families encouraged to apply for pandemic relief 8/25/2020
Kentucky
Income Support
News Story
Pandemic electronic benefit transfer deadline Aug. 31 8/24/2020
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Virginia Has $1.1B In Unused Reserve Funds; Some Say The Rainy Day Is Here. 8/24/2020
Tennessee
Unemployment
News Story
Lawmakers try to fix jobless claims; Over 30,000 Tennesseans contacted them to get help 8/24/2020
Ohio
State Finances
Unemployment
News Story
ODJFS Explains Delays in Fraud Investigation, Fed Benefits 8/24/2020
Minnesota
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
Minnesota nonprofits call on Congress to approve state aid 8/24/2020
Let's get PA back to the people 8/23/2020
Memphis firms adapt to coronavirus summer; The 11.9% June jobless rate signals there's no quick snap back to normal 8/23/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
Op-ed
Nearly 100 economists wrote Gov. Murphy a letter. They said, we must raise taxes. 8/23/2020
Arkansas
Education
News Story
Virus toll of 22 an Arkansas high 8/23/2020
Closing tax loopholes 8/23/2020
Arkansas
Education
News Story
Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families calls for delay in school reopening 8/21/2020
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Ruling puts education tax back on the ballot 8/21/2020
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Editorial
Wayne Greene: Oklahoma's failure to pass bail reform is a crime against justice 8/21/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Ohio unemployment falls to 8.9% 8/21/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
News Story
Study Of 150 City Budgets Finds Boston Better Off Than Most 8/21/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
NJ's well-to-do thriving in pandemic - tax them more, report says 8/21/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
States Eye Anti-Poverty Tax Credit to Ease Covid Impact 7/29/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
Beshear sees signs that his mask mandate is slowing the spread of the coronavirus 7/29/2020
Kentucky
Equity
Health Care
News Story
Kentucky leading among states in Medicaid enrollment as it works to sign up those eligible 7/29/2020
Georgia
Education
News Story
Rural Georgia’s back-to-school blues: COVID-19 spreads fast, internet’s slow 7/29/2020
Wisconsin
Income Support
Op-ed
Congressional Republicans Fail Wisconsin 7/28/2020
Iowa
State Finances
News Story
Iowa has spent $2.4 billion in federal COVID-19 aid 7/28/2020
Texas
Income Support
News Story
Texas families now have until Aug. 21 to apply for food aid to make up for free and reduced-price meals 7/28/2020
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
More than $25 billion federal COVID-19 relief funds have come to Tennessee 7/28/2020
Texas
Income Support
News Story
Texas extends deadline for families to apply to get $285 in food aid 7/28/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
“No Pay, We Stay.” A Look Back At Miners’ Protest That Rocked Appalachia 7/28/2020
California
Unemployment
News Story
If feds let jobless benefits drop, California Dems may “backdoor borrow” to extend them 7/28/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
State Medicaid enrollment reaches new monthly highs amid pandemic 7/28/2020
Utah
Immigration
News Story
Families of undocumented workers tell of being ‘left out’ of $154 million in coronavirus aid 7/28/2020
Texas
Unemployment
News Story
In Texas, 2 Big Problems Collide: Uninsured People And An Uncontrolled Pandemic 7/28/2020
Maryland
Income Support
News Story
Advocates Apply News Storyure on Jones and Ferguson to Reconvene 7/28/2020
Ohio
Census
News Story
Some organizations concerned about President Trump's memo on 2020 Census 7/27/2020
California
Education
News Story
Should I quit my job? California parents grapple with education in a pandemic 7/27/2020
Florida
Income Support
SPP Publication
The Height of COVID-19: Not the Time to Pull Back Safety Net Protections 7/27/2020
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Report Finds State Policies Make It Harder to Help Food Insecure Arkansans 7/27/2020
Maine
Unemployment
News Story
As safety net disappears, out-of-work Mainers plead for more help 7/27/2020
Georgia
State Finances
SPP Publication
GBPI Writes Senator Perdue About the HEROES Act 7/27/2020
Missouri
Health Care
Op-ed
Our opinion: Expanded Medicaid would greatly benefit Missouri 7/27/2020
Pennsylvania
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
‘We want Pa. to thrive, not just survive,’ progressive coalition says as it rolls out its legislative agenda 7/27/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Malden resident Nichole Mossalam challenges in 35th Middlesex District race 7/27/2020
New York
State Finances
News Story
State Lawmakers Push For Equal Say On Budgeting Process 7/27/2020
Oregon
Health Care
News Story
Oregon Could Lose Big In ACA Suit 7/27/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Experts Divided On How New Federal COVID Relief Could Help Northeast Ohio 7/27/2020
Utah
Immigration
News Story
Report: Undocumented Utahns have missed out on $154 million in emergency aid 7/27/2020
New York
State Finances
News Story
NYC Lawmakers Call for More Control Over State Budget Process 7/27/2020
New Hampshire
Income Support
Op-ed
Additional Pandemic EBT Food Assistance available to families 7/27/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
NH among states short changing federal program meant to lift families out of poverty 7/27/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
News Story
Future of $600 weekly jobless benefit in limbo as federal program expires, Republicans propose $200 payments 7/27/2020
Idaho
Equity
Taxes
Editorial
Editorial: Who looks out for the shafted, shifted homeowner? 7/26/2020
Ohio
Health Care
News Story
Ohio Unemployment Dipped In June; Remains Three Times Higher Than Last Summer 7/26/2020
Virginia
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Job loss effects of pandemic hammer Black workers 7/26/2020
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Report: Food insecure numbers rising; says asset limits should be raised 7/26/2020
New Hampshire
State Finances
News Story
Big shortfalls in State revenues/funds put new investments in health & education at risk 7/26/2020
Ohio
Education
News Story
CARES Act higher ed funding formula skewed in favor of for-profit schools 7/26/2020
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
Report: Tennessee needs additional federal aid as COVID-19 persists 7/24/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
With COVID-19 Cases Surging, Uninsured Texans Have Few Health Care Options 7/24/2020
Arizona
Income Support
SPP Publication
SNAP is the anti-hunger tool Arizona needs now 7/24/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
News Story
$600 weekly jobless benefit set to expire as Gov. Cooper calls for federal program to be extended 7/24/2020
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Plans to fix $2B budget hole ready for Whitmer to sign 7/24/2020
Montana
Taxes
SPP Publication
Interim Subcommittee Advances Four Thoughtful Revenue Proposals 7/24/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
SPP Publication
DC Council Approves Budget that Increases Investments in Critical Programs, But Falls Short of What this Unprecedented Moment Requires 7/24/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
District Line Daily: The Shitshow Is Over 7/24/2020
Georgia
Health Care
SPP Publication
GBPI Submits Public Comment on New 1332 Waiver Application 7/24/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Coronavirus Squashes Colorado Sales Tax Revenue 7/24/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
51K jobless area workers file for new, continued jobless claims 7/23/2020
Pennsylvania
State Finances
SPP Publication
RELEASE: PA Legislative Leader, Policy Experts, & Residents Impacted by COVID Crisis Call for Senate Action on Relief Package 7/23/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
News Story
West Virginians wait on word on whether additional pandemic unemployment will continue 7/23/2020
Arkansas
State Finances
Equity
News Story
COVID and the classroom: Arkansas faces a school year like no other 7/23/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
SPP Publication
Addressing Food Insecurity During a Pandemic 7/23/2020
Colorado
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Advocates Call on Bennet, Gardner to Fight for More Health Care Funds for Low-Income People 7/23/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Tracking the Economic Fallout of COVID-19 in Kentucky 7/23/2020
Utah
State Finances
News Story
Here’s how Utah lawmakers cut state spending to cope with COVID-19 7/23/2020
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Report finds AR policies make it harder to help hungry Arkansans during pandemic 7/23/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Nebraska economic forecast down, but not as much as expected 7/23/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins pushes for more pandemic relief funds 7/23/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Looming deadline for extending $600 per week boost in Unemployment Insurance threatens people’s well-being and the economic recovery 7/23/2020
West Virginia
Education
Op-ed
When COVID-19 forced schools to close, child hunger surged in West Virginia 7/23/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
SPP Publication
OpenSky statement on the latest forecasting board projections 7/23/2020
Michigan
Income Support
SPP Publication
SNAP Chat: The importance of food access during COVID-19 and beyond 7/23/2020
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Report: Pandemic increasing hunger among poor Arkansans, state policies part of problem 7/23/2020
Missouri
State Finances
Op-ed
Commentary: Congress can prevent painful budget cuts for Missouri 7/23/2020
Iowa
State Finances
Income Support
SPP Publication
Data clear: New stimulus needed 7/23/2020
Tennessee
State Finances
SPP Publication
Federal Coronavirus Funding for Tennessee 7/23/2020
Maryland
Income Support
News Story
Frederick’s $3 million rental assistance program extended as application numbers remain low 7/23/2020
Pennsylvania
Income Support
SPP Publication
REPORT: More Relief Needed to Alleviate Hardship in Pennsylvania 7/22/2020
Washington
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Investments today can lead to better health tomorrow 7/22/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Health Care
Op-ed
Michigan facing unprecedented public health and budget crises 7/22/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
The coronavirus has put N.J. in financial trouble. But is legal weed the ticket out? 7/22/2020
Oregon
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Congress must act now to extend enhanced unemployment benefits 7/22/2020
Michigan
State Finances
SPP Publication
Bipartisan cooperation, CARES Act funding soften difficult but necessary 2020 budget agreement 7/22/2020
Vermont
State Finances
Op-ed
Federal aid helped, more will be needed 7/22/2020
North Carolina
Education
News Story
As N.C. residents get a COVID-19 break from fines and fees, school budgets pay the price 7/22/2020
Washington
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Now is the time to invest in the health of Washington’s people and communities 7/22/2020
Wisconsin
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Why Congress Shouldn’t Let the Boost to Unemployment Benefits Lapse, in Four Charts 7/22/2020
Ohio
Education
Op-ed
What will it take to reopen schools in Ohio? 7/22/2020
Maine
Equity
Health Care
News Story
Portland lawmaker’s mission: ‘Abolition of structural racism’ 7/22/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Business, Progressives Ally to Sneak Illegals into Licensed Jobs 7/22/2020
California
Equity
Income Support
News Story
What’s at stake 7/22/2020
Maine
State Finances
News Story
What’s at stake for Maine as $600 unemployment bonus winds down 7/22/2020
New Mexico
Unemployment
News Story
Unhoused people in downtown Albuquerque in need of water, PPE and a safe place to sleep 7/22/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Mental health Grant Money Coming to Louisiana 7/22/2020
New Hampshire
Income Support
SPP Publication
Pandemic EBT Food Assistance Program Applications Open through August 24 7/21/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
SPP Publication
How Congress can help Louisiana’s recovery 7/21/2020
Pennsylvania
Immigration
SPP Publication
Including Immigrants in Pandemic Relief is Essential for America’s Public Health and Economic Recovery 7/21/2020
West Virginia
Housing
SPP Publication
Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic are Leading to Housing Insecurity in West Virginia 7/21/2020
Hawaii
Unemployment
News Story
New state program would give $500 a month for rent 7/21/2020
North Carolina
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Four-state coalition unveils blueprint to “reimagine Appalachia” with a new deal that works for us 7/21/2020
Ohio
Equity
News Story
Plan To ‘Reimagine Appalachia’ Touts Jobs, Justice and Sustainability For The Ohio Valley 7/21/2020
California
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Child Care Workers Weigh Historic Choice 7/21/2020
Michigan
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
As Michigan reopens, workers find that child care centers still closed 7/21/2020
Pennsylvania
Equity
SPP Publication
4-STATE COALITION UNVEILS BLUEPRINT TO “REIMAGINE APPALACHIA” WITH A NEW DEAL THAT WORKS FOR US 7/21/2020
West Virginia
Health Care
News Story
Health Insurance During Coronavirus 7/21/2020
Ohio
Equity
News Story
ReImagine Appalachia seeks greener, more economically and racially just region 7/21/2020
Florida
Income Support
SPP Publication
Coalition to Gov: Reimposing Harmful Barriers to Accessing Safety Net Programs Amid Pandemic is ‘Reckless’ 7/21/2020
Florida
Income Support
Op-ed
Keep safety net for families | OUR VIEW 7/21/2020
California
Income Support
Op-ed
Californians’ Housing at Risk Amid Pandemic, Job Losses, & Expiring Federal Unemployment Benefits 7/21/2020
Arkansas
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment Insurance Helped Create Demand — And Jobs 7/21/2020
Michigan
Unemployment
News Story
People receiving unemployment checks will get their last $600 federal amount this week 7/21/2020
New Jersey
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment Claims Rise as Federal Relief Expires 7/21/2020
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Lawmakers may break for election cycle without annual budget 7/21/2020
Kentucky
Equity
News Story
Survey: Half of Kentuckians Have Lost Household Income Since Start of COVID-19 Pandemic 7/21/2020
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
Voters will weigh in on Medicaid expansion 7/21/2020
Arizona
Education
Taxes
News Story
Hospitals, business groups target 2 initiatives 7/21/2020
Florida
State Finances
Op-ed
This Crisis Won’t Wait, So Neither Should Congress 7/21/2020
Tennessee
Health Care
Op-ed
BRIGHT SPOT in DATA? not really; Tennessee's COVID-19 numbers are slightly better than its neighbors', but there is no reason to celebrate 7/21/2020
Texas
Immigration
News Story
New Trump order excluding non-citizens from census could cost Texas a seat in Congress 7/21/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
News Story
Will Rural Homelessness Hit after Benefits and Eviction Moratoriums End? 7/21/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
SPP Publication
Policy brief — Examining LB 720 as amended by AM 3049 7/21/2020
New Hampshire
Equity
News Story
COVID-19 Underscores Racial Disparity 7/21/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Coalition: Appalachian ‘New Deal’ would create jobs, improve environment 7/21/2020
Florida
Health Care
SPP Publication
Expanding Medicaid Would Help Florida Address COVID-19, Economic Recession 7/20/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
News Story
Kentucky Center for Economic Policy 7/20/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
News Story
Safer at home? More NC residents avoid venturing out as Covid-19 cases rise 7/20/2020
North Carolina
Income Support
News Story
The end of austerity? How COVID-19 could enable real policy change 7/20/2020
Texas
Equity
Census
SPP Publication
New US Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey Data Highlights COVID-19’S Disparate Impacts On Texans 7/20/2020
Montana
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
It is not too late for thousands of Montanans to receive their Economic Impact Payments 7/20/2020
Washington
Equity
SPP Publication
Washington state’s essential workers deserve relief & real protections 7/20/2020
Virginia
Equity
News Story
State Lawmakers Must Balance Budget Amidst COVID: What Does that Mean for Legislative Priorities? 7/20/2020
New Hampshire
Equity
News Story
Many factors explain racial spike of NH COVID-19 cases 7/20/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Make the Road New Jersey and Advocates Applaud Assembly Judiciary Committee’s Vote to Remove Barriers to Professional Licenses 7/20/2020
Michigan
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Michigan must add EITC Expansion to the ITINerary 7/20/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
News Story
What Should Next Pandemic Aid Bill Include? 7/20/2020
Arkansas
Income Support
SPP Publication
Arkansans Need A 15 Percent SNAP Increase 7/20/2020
Alabama
Education
State Finances
SPP Publication
As education revenues fall, it’s time to strengthen Alabama’s tax system 7/20/2020
Texas
Taxes
SPP Publication
COVID-19 & Our State Budget 7/20/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
News Story
What will the next coronarvirus aid package look like? 7/20/2020
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Michigan made some progress on vaccinations. But COVID-19 is getting in the way. 7/20/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
SPP Publication
Policy brief — The CARES Act’s excess business loss tax provision 7/20/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
New Jersey Governor Plugs Legal Cannabis for Post-Pandemic Recovery 7/20/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
News Story
Loss of $600 weekly unemployment boost called 'devastating' 7/20/2020
Kentucky
Equity
Income Support
News Story
Survey: Half of Kentuckians Have Lost Household Income 7/20/2020
Nebraska
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Tax incentive bill amended in hopes of getting it passed in Nebraska Legislature's final weeks 7/20/2020
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
69,000 state workers lost coverage during pandemic crash 7/19/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
News Story
Lawmakers amend tax incentive bill in hopes of getting it passed during Legislature's final weeks 7/19/2020
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
State prison population declining 7/19/2020
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Nonprofits urge Ducey to extend eviction moratorium 7/19/2020
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
More than 45,000 local residents risk losing power or water after Ohio moratorium on shutoffs lifted 7/19/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
Op-ed
Midlands Voices: A reality check about the CARES Act tax changes 7/18/2020
Iowa
Income Support
News Story
Local food pantry pushing for SNAP benefits increase 7/18/2020
Idaho
Taxes
News Story
When it comes time to pay property taxes, this group of Idahoans will be hit hardest 7/18/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
New labor market data: COVID-19 maintains its grip on North Carolina’s economy through June 7/17/2020
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
Alabama Power sees $112 million surplus, advocates push for refund 7/17/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
A&E Wrap-Up: July 17, 2020 7/17/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
Op-ed
PAI: The state unemployment trust fund is ample—so far 7/17/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
Op-ed
Guest columnist Jeremy Gantz: The end of child care as we know it 7/17/2020
Kentucky
Income Support
SPP Publication
More Kentuckians are Hungry During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Congress Must Do More 7/17/2020
New York
Housing
News Story
City Council, activists brace for end of moratorium on evictions 7/17/2020
Maine
Income Support
SPP Publication
Consumer Finance Watchdog Agency Delivers a Gut Punch to Maine Consumers 7/17/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
New Jersey Democrat Proposes Financial Transactions Tax 7/17/2020
North Carolina
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Pandemic upends child care for parents 7/17/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
NJ taxpayers on hook for $10B loan without a vote. 7/17/2020
Michigan
Immigration
Op-ed
Column: Undocumented residents shouldn’t be left out of Michigan tax policy 7/17/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
News Story
State Debate: Commentators sort out the state's, nation's failed response to the coronavirus 7/17/2020
North Carolina
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
‘COVID-19 is killing enrollment.’ As school begins, child care centers struggle to stay open 7/17/2020
New York
Income Support
News Story
Cuomo rejects AOC push to hike taxes on New York billionaires 7/17/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Op-ed
Time for US Senate to step up on HEROES act for COVID-19 relief | Opinion 7/17/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Advocacy groups urge Senate to nix in-person committee meetings 7/17/2020
North Carolina
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Our child care shortage isn't new. But the pandemic has worsened problems for parents and providers in North Carolina. 7/17/2020
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
Prison population dropping amid pandemic; will trend continue? 7/17/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
SPP Publication
The state unemployment trust fund is ample—so far 7/17/2020
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Alabama coalition pushes for Medicaid expansion amid COVID-19 pandemic 7/16/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Immigrants Camp Outside NJ Statehouse To Demand Relief 7/16/2020
Oregon
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Essentially forgotten: How Covid could be a catalyst for long-term essential worker benefits 7/16/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
AOC Wants Gov. Cuomo to Back Wealth Tax on NY's Billionaires 7/16/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
News Story
Tax incentive debate to continue when Legislature reconvenes 7/16/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
News Story
Open Sky Policy Institute Questions Tax Breaks Given To Businesses 7/16/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
Burlington day care owner says strict rules a challenge; state discusses funding 7/16/2020
Arizona
Income Support
SPP Publication
Tens of thousands of Arizona households have already missed rent payments during COVID-19 7/16/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
SPP Publication
A quick look at the 2019 tax incentive report 7/16/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Are Murphy's moves on spending at odds with his progressive... 7/16/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
SPP Publication
For The Many NJ: Borrowing is Necessary to Keep the State Running 7/16/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Murphy signs borrowing bill, GOP files suit 7/16/2020
Maine
Unemployment
SPP Publication
86,000 Mainers face steep income losses if Congress doesn’t extend pandemic unemployment benefits 7/16/2020
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Public health officials urge families to catch up on immunizations following COVID disruptions 7/16/2020
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Childhood Vaccination Rate Trending Down In Michigan Even Before COVID 7/16/2020
Georgia
State Finances
SPP Publication
Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2020 7/16/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
Op-ed
SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED, OUR CHILDREN ARE UNRAVELLING, AND OUR ELECTED LEADERS ARE FAILING US 7/16/2020
Colorado
Immigration
Unemployment
News Story
Nonprofits team to help undocumented workers left behind in Aspen-area 7/16/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Georgia Lottery transfers $1.23B for education in fiscal year 2020 7/16/2020
Michigan
State Finances
SPP Publication
Don’t let up: Fund and realign our values 7/16/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Letting Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Expire Would Create Hardship for Families and Hurt West Virginia’s Economy 7/16/2020
Pennsylvania
Immigration
SPP Publication
Ineligible for Relief: #FundExcludedWorkers 7/16/2020
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Is Florida reinstating food stamp work requirements? Advocates can’t get answer 7/16/2020
Utah
Education
News Story
AM News Brief: Mask Meeting Packed, Kids And Covid & What Starting A Fire Costs The Guilty Party 7/16/2020
Arizona
Immigration
News Story
Undocumented immigrants can finally get free COVID-19 tests. Here's why that matters 7/16/2020
Iowa
State Finances
News Story
Iowa's economic recovery staggers, unemployment claims increase for second week 7/16/2020
Ohio
State Finances
SPP Publication
Experts, officials say Ohio’s cities need relief 7/16/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
The grass grows greener: Annual sales of legal marijuana hit $13 billion nationwide 7/16/2020
New York
State Finances
News Story
AOC urges Cuomo to support wealth tax on New York billionaires 7/16/2020
Iowa
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Iowa jobless claims numbers daunting 7/16/2020
Texas
State Finances
Income Support
SPP Publication
COVID-19 Relief Requires Action From Congress And State Leaders 7/15/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
400,000 Ohioans missing out on $360 million in stimulus payments 7/15/2020
Virginia
Equity
News Story
COVID-19 Hit Vulnerable Communities Hard: What Happens When You're In More Than One? 7/15/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
News Story
Benefits of expanding unemployment in KY laid out during town hall 7/15/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Income Support
SPP Publication
Building a More Immigrant Inclusive Tax Code: Expanding the EITC to ITIN Filers 7/15/2020
Nebraska
Equity
SPP Publication
Policy Brief — Pending legislation could start to unravel racial inequities in Nebraska 7/15/2020
Arkansas
State Finances
SPP Publication
Federal COVID-19 Recommendations: Bold Action Necessary 7/15/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
Op-ed
Direct dollars towards need 7/15/2020
Maryland
Health Care
News Story
MD daycares in limbo, as school systems debate how to reopen schools 7/15/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Proposed Budget Cuts Jeopardize Local Nonprofits and Essential Services 7/15/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Year-end tax collections $266 million below latest projection but Nebraska still in the black 7/15/2020
Pennsylvania
Census
News Story
Senate OKs potential Constitutional amendments 7/15/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says legalizing weed is ‘incredibly smart’ to offset budget woes triggered by coronavirus 7/15/2020
Michigan
Unemployment
News Story
New Analysis: Fewer Michigan Kids are Getting Immunizations 7/15/2020
West Virginia
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
The RECLAIM Act and Social Determinants of Health 7/15/2020
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
Oklahoma’s Prison Population Is Dropping Amid the Pandemic. Will the Trend Continue? 7/15/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Coronavirus: Oakland gives “first dibs” to laid off airport and hotel workers 7/15/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
NJPP REPORT: Building a More Immigrant Inclusive Tax Code: Expanding the EITC to ITIN Filers 7/15/2020
Alabama
Health Care
SPP Publication
69,000 Alabama workers lost coverage when they may need it most, new report finds 7/15/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
News Story
Analysts: Out-Of-Work Kentuckians Face 'Benefit Cliff' In Coming Days 7/15/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
More than 650K Texans lost health insurance during the pandemic 7/15/2020
Virginia
Equity
Op-ed
Commonwealth Institute Talks Special Session 7/15/2020
Tennessee
Taxes
SPP Publication
Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker for FY 2020 7/15/2020
Oklahoma
State Finances
Op-ed
Policy Matters: More federal support would provide relief 7/15/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
News Story
Economic impact of pandemic takes us Into uncharted territory 7/15/2020
Vermont
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
Jack Hoffman: Federal aid helped, more will be needed 7/14/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
SPP Publication
Pandemic lays bare North Carolina’s reliance on fines and fees 7/14/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
SPP Publication
Stimulus Payments Have Propped Up Weak Economy, and Harm Will Grow Without Additional Support 7/14/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Newsletter: Closing time, again 7/14/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
SPP Publication
Federal Funding is Essential to Saving Wisconsin’s Economy and Public Services 7/14/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
SPP Publication
Report: N.C.’s reliance on fee revenue is challenging COVID-19 relief efforts now 7/14/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
For the Many Calls for End to Yacht Tax Break to Help Fund the Pandemic Recovery 7/14/2020
New Jersey
Income Support
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
Legislature finishes historic session, sends omnibus bills to governor’s desk 7/14/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Murphy says legalizing weed is ‘incredibly smart’ to offset budget woes triggered by coronavirus 7/14/2020
Michigan
Unemployment
News Story
Almost 200K Michigan jobs could be lost if unemployment benefits expire 7/14/2020
New Mexico
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Still at 50th, New Mexico must continue to invest in our kids in hard times 7/14/2020
Minnesota
State Finances
SPP Publication
July economic update shows state will need all the tools in the toolbox 7/14/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-ed
JASON BAILEY: Senators must agree to adequate federal aid 7/14/2020
Ohio
Health Care
SPP Publication
Advocates, experts and physicians call on Senate to boost Medicaid funding in next stimulus 7/14/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Black, Latinx Women Three Times More Likely to Be Unemployed 7/14/2020
Virginia
Education
News Story
Virginia Faces Hefty Price Tag to Send Kids Back to School 7/14/2020
Montana
Equity
Taxes
News Story
Tax day is July 15. And yes, despite some stereotypes, Native Americans pay federal taxes 7/14/2020
Montana
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
‘It would be nice to have some kind of a plan.’ 7/14/2020
Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
Advocates Hope to "Ban the Box" For All Virginia Employers 7/13/2020
Iowa
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Warning: Edge of a cliff 7/13/2020
New Mexico
State Finances
SPP Publication
How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts New Mexico: The HEROES Act 7/13/2020
Virginia
Equity
SPP Publication
Pandemic Exacerbates Health and Economic Concerns for LGBTQ People of Color 7/13/2020
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Michigan wants kids caught up on vaccines after pandemic dip 7/13/2020
New York
Income Support
News Story
Food Drive Remains a Safety Net Amid Pandemic 7/13/2020
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Rule Elimination Seen as Setback in Regulating Payday Lenders 7/13/2020
Virginia
Equity
SPP Publication
July is Maternal Health Awareness Month: Black Mothers Deserve Equity 7/13/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
Possible paths to fund Medicaid expansion (Capitol Update) 7/13/2020
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Opposition group files lawsuit to keep education tax off the ballot 7/13/2020
California
Income Support
News Story
GOP mixed on prisoner release + Extremely long leases + Police chiefs pull endorsement 7/13/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Half of Kentuckians Report Losing Household Employment Income, and Sources They’re Relying on Are Running Out 7/13/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Coronavirus: Black and Latinx women in California have lost work at three times the rate of white men 7/13/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
SPP Publication
New Jersey Can Act Now to Make Health Care More Affordable: The Health Insurance Assessment Explained 7/13/2020
Arizona
Education
State Finances
News Story
Invest in Ed' initiative already facing legal challenge on road to November ballot 7/12/2020
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Business Groups Claim Arizona Ballot Measure Will Increase Taxes By 80% 7/12/2020
Michigan
Education
Equity
News Story
Decreased college enrollment: One more Michigan crisis coming down the pike? 7/12/2020
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Groups challenge proposed ballot measures in court 7/11/2020
Washington
State Finances
SPP Publication
WA lawmakers must pave the way for an equitable recovery from COVID-19 7/10/2020
Hawaii
Census
News Story
Hawaii Legislature Prepares To Conclude, Transparency Advocates Cry Foul 7/10/2020
Maine
Unemployment
News Story
Maine group urges Sens. Collins and King to vote to extend $600 weekly unemployment benefits 7/10/2020
Michigan
State Finances
SPP Publication
Balancing the Michigan state budget during a global pandemic 7/10/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
SPP Publication
For The Many NJ Applauds Borrowing Deal 7/10/2020
Georgia
Education
State Finances
News Story
Georgia parents pushed to make IRL/online school choice soon 7/10/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Op-ed
For The Many NJ Applauds Borrowing Deal to Protect Against Budget Cuts 7/10/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
Business leaders, think tanks on borrowing deal: Everything from ‘No concern’ for residents to ‘great deal’ 7/10/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
SPP Publication
Professor Thimmesch: Nebraska should decouple from CARES Act tax changes (Webinar video and slides included) 7/10/2020
California
Immigration
Unemployment
News Story
ICE’s International Student Ban Met with Multiple Lawsuits 7/10/2020
Virginia
Education
SPP Publication
Schools Face Huge Hurdles in Reopening Safely, Federal Aid Falls Short 7/10/2020
New York
Housing
News Story
El 25 por ciento de los inquilinos de la ciudad de Nueva York no ha pagado renta desde marzo 7/9/2020
New York
Housing
News Story
One in four New York City tenants have not paid a single cent in rent since the coronavirus pandemic began in March 7/9/2020
New Hampshire
Equity
News Story
Racism and pandemics: Connections go back centuries, NH professors say 7/9/2020
New York
Housing
News Story
25 P.C OF NYC RENTERS HAVE NOT DESIGNED PAYMENTS CONSIDERING THE FACT THAT MARCH 7/9/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Latest unemployment data show persistent job losses, critical role programs play in stabilizing incomes 7/9/2020
Michigan
Health Care
SPP Publication
Vaccination rates in Michigan down over last two years 7/9/2020
West Virginia
State Finances
SPP Publication
How to Best Use West Virginia’s $1.25 Billion in CARES Act Funding 7/9/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Taxes
Op-ed
Unauthorized immigrants are the forgotten heroes. So treat them as such | Editorial 7/9/2020
Rhode Island
Health Care
News Story
New survey seeks R.I. residents’ views of their health and well being 7/9/2020
New York
Housing
News Story
25 percent of NYC renters have not made payments since March 7/9/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Without federal action, Ohio could lose 204,000 child care slots 7/9/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Advocates say child care industry needs help to stay afloat 7/9/2020
Maine
State Finances
News Story
Labor, climate groups protest Collins for taking ‘vacation’ as Maine faces revenue crisis 7/9/2020
New Mexico
Immigration
Equity
News Story
Letter Calls for Pandemic Relief to Include Migrants 7/9/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
SPP Publication
NJPP: Corporate Tax Breaks Robbed New Jersey Taxpayers 7/9/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Child care centers struggle to stay open during COVID-19 pandemic 7/9/2020
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Vaccine rates among Michigan kids are down 7/9/2020
Vermont
State Finances
SPP Publication
Federal aid helped, and more will be needed 7/9/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
SPP Publication
District of Columbia Council Budget Moves in the Right Direction, Some Major Shortcomings Remain 7/9/2020
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Arizona Coalition Reaches Out To Those Still Waiting For Coronavirus Benefits 7/9/2020
Louisiana
Unemployment
News Story
Weekly $600 for laid-off workers ends soon as coronavirus rages: 'I’m going to be so f---ed' 7/9/2020
Minnesota
State Finances
SPP Publication
Bonnie Tyler wasn’t wrong: We need a HERO 7/9/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
News Story
Budget & Tax Center: Federal aid needed to help with NC’s $4 billion revenue shortfall 7/8/2020
Ohio
Education
News Story
Ohio’s private colleges received PPP funding 7/8/2020
Ohio
Education
News Story
Trump's threat to defund education adds News Storyure to schools squeezed by coronavirus 7/8/2020
Texas
Equity
Taxes
SPP Publication
How To Make Appraisals More Equitable 7/8/2020
New York
State Finances
News Story
Flushing Turns to Family When PPP Loans Fail 7/8/2020
Kentucky
Income Support
SPP Publication
With Looming Expiration of Federal Aid, 1 in 4 Renting Kentuckians Might Not Make Next Month’s Rent 7/8/2020
Tennessee
Unemployment
News Story
Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County and throughout Tennessee 7/8/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Op-ed
A crucial time for Michiganders 7/8/2020
New York
Housing
News Story
NYC Rental Market Pushed to Breaking Point by Tenant Debts 7/8/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
News Story
Utility disconnections set to resume as pandemic hardships continue 7/8/2020
Texas
Equity
Taxes
SPP Publication
Reforming Property Taxes Due To COVID-19’S New Reality 7/8/2020
Texas
Unemployment
SPP Publication
10-Point Plan For Texas Unemployment Insurance Reform 7/8/2020
New York
Housing
News Story
25% of New York City's apartment renters haven’t paid since March 7/8/2020
Virginia
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
Criminal Justice Reform in the Commonwealth: 1.6 Million People in Virginia with a Criminal Record Deserve A Fair Chance To Succeed 7/8/2020
Michigan
Immigration
Taxes
SPP Publication
Undocumented Michiganders are paying taxes, too 7/8/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
SPP Publication
CFPB eliminates consumer protections from predatory payday loans 7/8/2020
New Mexico
State Finances
News Story
Home deliveries don't get food tax exemption 7/7/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
News Story
Legislators Who Opposed Pandemic Aid Grab Grants 7/7/2020
Ohio
Health Care
Op-ed
Stein: Let's analyze health impacts 7/7/2020
Kentucky
Health Care
News Story
Nearly 1 in 3 Kentuckians are enrolled in Medicaid as COVID-19 recession ends jobs 7/7/2020
Montana
Income Support
SPP Publication
USDA Approves Program to Feed Montana Kids during COVID-19 7/7/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
News Story
Lincoln think tank questions $230 million tax break for Nebraska businesses 7/7/2020
Georgia
Education
State Finances
News Story
Political Rewind: Uncertainty For Families, School Kids Looking Ahead to Fall 7/7/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
SPP Publication
Free grab-and-go meals for keiki expands to Molokai 7/7/2020
Minnesota
Equity
SPP Publication
Special session victory: common-sense approaches to reducing barriers during the pandemic 7/7/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Global pandemic spares NJ economy, though not by much, federal report shows 7/7/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Federal funding is essential to saving North Carolina’s public services 7/7/2020
Ohio
Taxes
SPP Publication
Cut tax loopholes, not schools and hospitals 7/7/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
News Story
Nebraska may lose $250 million unless it decouples from CARES Act 7/6/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Unemployed Ohioans may be eligible for an additional 20 weeks of benefits 7/6/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
Taxes
News Story
If Everyone Keeps Working From Home, Will Ohio Cities Lose Tax Revenue? 7/6/2020
New Mexico
Equity
SPP Publication
COVID-19: 3 Policy Principles to Advance Equity 7/6/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Policy brief — Examining the state impact of the CARES Act tax cuts 7/6/2020
Maine
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Women, Mainers of color hardest hit if $600 unemployment boost ends this month 7/6/2020
Ohio
Equity
Health Care
News Story
Majority of Ohio’s Black workers lost income in pandemic 7/6/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
Controversial Florida toll road project gets boost in trimmed budget 7/6/2020
Wisconsin
Criminal Justice
Op-ed
State Debate: Keep the outdoors open insists the Racine Journal Times 7/6/2020
California
Equity
News Story
Bay Briefing: Calamity and cautious hope on homelessness 7/6/2020
Nebraska
Taxes
SPP Publication
OpenSky analysis: CARES Act tax changes could create large state business tax cut in the midst of a pandemic 7/6/2020
North Carolina
Income Support
SPP Publication
42% of N.C. households don’t have enough to make it three months without income 7/6/2020
Utah
Unemployment
News Story
13% Of Americans Forced To Quit Job Or Reduce Hours During Pandemic, Study Says 7/6/2020
Washington
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
How Immigrant Essential Workers Are Finding Support During COVID-19 7/6/2020
Michigan
Education
Equity
News Story
Opinion: Pandemic reveals racial inequity in college access 7/5/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
News Story
The Weekend File. An Economic Outlook 7/5/2020
New York
Equity
Op-ed
What's the biggest obstacle to our economic comeback? Child care 7/4/2020
New Mexico
Taxes
News Story
Home deliveries don't get food-tax exemption during pandemic 7/4/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Inmate virus cases surpass 50,000 around U.S. 7/4/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-ed
Tick tock 7/3/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
New outbreaks push inmate coronavirus cases past 50,000 7/3/2020
Michigan
Equity
SPP Publication
How are kids doing in Michigan? Let’s look at the numbers 7/3/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Analysis: Proposed Louisiana constitutional amendment could limit government growth 7/3/2020
Arizona
Education
State Finances
News Story
Proposal would increase taxes on top earners to help fund education 7/3/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
As D.C. Budget Vote Looms, Needs Are Acute For Public Housing Residents 7/3/2020
New Jersey
Education
Op-ed
12 inconvenient truths about schools and kids that should be considered before reopening — from a teacher 7/3/2020
Pennsylvania
Health Care
News Story
PA Economist: Shutting Down Now Means Reopening Faster 7/3/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
WV Utility Cutoffs to Resume; a “Catastrophic” Hardship for Some 7/3/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Coronavirus cases surge in Ohio, highlighting troubling conditions in state’s prisons 7/2/2020
Puerto Rico
Health Care
News Story
Error estadístico coloca a la Isla con la tasa más alta de casos positivos 7/2/2020
Louisiana
Health Care
SPP Publication
Legislative Session HB01 Veto Request Letter 7/2/2020
New Hampshire
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Initiatives Aim to Increase Rural Access to Broadband Internet Services 7/2/2020
Kentucky
Health Care
Op-ed
Trump’s unfathomable cruelty 7/2/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Buried in N.J.’s Budget Cuts: a Break for a Billionaire 7/2/2020
New Mexico
Taxes
SPP Publication
Taxing Groceries Would Make New Mexico’s Food Insecurity Problem Worse 7/2/2020
Maryland
State Finances
News Story
Maryland’s Board Of Public Works Slashed $413M From The State’s Budget. Gov. Hogan Says There Could Be More 7/2/2020
Nebraska
Equity
SPP Publication
Policy brief — COVID-19 and Nebraska’s frontline workers 7/2/2020
Massachusetts
Equity
Census
SPP Publication
Bringing in the Relief Part II: The Census Counts for Equity 7/2/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
SPP Publication
Hawai?i P-EBT: Pandemic Benefits for Hawai?i Families to Buy Food 7/2/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Oklahomans back Medicaid expansion in narrow vote 7/2/2020
Commissioner: Fed aid won’t solve child care system woes 7/2/2020
Michigan
Equity
News Story
The rich can pay to avoid pain, but the pandemic is taking a crushing toll on the poor 7/2/2020
Minnesota
State Finances
SPP Publication
Work remains to advance health, safety, and economic security 7/2/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Ohio Advocates Call For Unemployment Compensation System Reforms 7/2/2020
Florida
State Finances
Health Care
SPP Publication
Florida Has Yet to Accept 100% Federal Funding to Cover the Costs of COVID-19 Testing for the Uninsured 7/2/2020
Arizona
Equity
News Story
Study: Billionaires Gain, Workers Lose in Arizona’s COVID Economy 7/1/2020
Massachusetts
Immigration
Income Support
News Story
Farley-Bouvier bill would extend CARES Act stimulus to undocumented immigrants 7/1/2020
Texas
Equity
SPP Publication
Our Policy Road Map For A Just And Equitable Texas 7/1/2020
New Hampshire
Equity
News Story
COVID-19 hitting NH’s Black and Latino communities hard 7/1/2020
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Alabama church leaders plead with Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid 7/1/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
SPP Publication
Hawai?i still needs federal relief funds 7/1/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Government Job Losses Are Weakening West Virginia’s Recovery 7/1/2020
Michigan
Equity
Op-ed
Column: How are kids doing in Michigan? Let’s look at the numbers. 7/1/2020
Arizona
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment insurance is an effective, necessary boost for Arizona’s workers and businesses 7/1/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
May labor market picture shows potential for another uneven recovery absent more robust and targeted policy 7/1/2020
California
State Finances
SPP Publication
First Look: State Budget Manages COVID-19 Challenges But Fails to Use All Options to Invest Now in Californians 7/1/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
SPP Publication
Community sites expand free meals for keiki through the summer 7/1/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
SPP Publication
Counties may need to fill gaps left in state coronavirus response 7/1/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
SB 3 Passes in Senate; Criminal Justice Advocates Urge House to Vote on and Pass Legislation 7/1/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Government Job Losses are Weakening West Virginia's Recovery 7/1/2020
Districts expecting less state education money 7/1/2020
Montana
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
The Coronavirus and Child Care: Montana Must Do More for Workers and Families 7/1/2020
California
State Finances
Unemployment
News Story
Holiday blues: 19 counties now on watch list for more COVID-19 restrictions 7/1/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
Early education advocates warn of 'very rocky road' 7/1/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
News Story
Lost income, postponed healthcare, skipped rent 6/30/2020
Maryland
Taxes
News Story
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Faces Pushback To Proposed $1.45B Budget Cuts 6/30/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
Statement Re: Passage of State Question 802 6/30/2020
Georgia
Education
State Finances
News Story
Schools face steep cuts without more aid 6/30/2020
Florida
Income Support
SPP Publication
P-EBT in Florida: Now That June 30 Has Come and Gone, Benefits Should be in The Hands of Eligible Floridians 6/30/2020
Georgia
Education
State Finances
News Story
State legislature, Kemp passes fiscal year 2021 budget with no mandatory furloughs for USG employees 6/30/2020
Michigan
State Finances
SPP Publication
Bipartisan budget agreement tackles News Storying needs, uses key tools available 6/30/2020
Oregon
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
A timely boost for our state's lowest-paid workers 6/30/2020
Ohio
Education
State Finances
News Story
Struggling states put off tough cuts in hopes of a congressional rescue 6/30/2020
Maine
Equity
Health Care
SPP Publication
Black Mainers are 8 times more likely than white Mainers to be hospitalized for COVID-19 6/30/2020
California
Unemployment
News Story
Coronavirus: As COVID cases increase in Solano, health official urges common precautions 6/30/2020
New Jersey
Census
News Story
NJ Primary Elections 2020: Report Claims Ballot Design Hurts Candidates Who Aren’t Party Favorites 6/30/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
News Story
D.C. has an opportunity to prove black lives matter, and it will cost more than a few cans of paint 6/30/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Holiday blues: 19 California counties now on watch list for more coronavirus restrictions 6/30/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Undocumented workers push for state stimulus 6/30/2020
Tennessee
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment Insurance in Tennessee 6/30/2020
New Hampshire
Equity
SPP Publication
Inequities Between New Hampshire Racial and Ethnic Groups Impact Opportunities To Thrive 6/30/2020
Oregon
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
A timely boost for our state’s lowest-paid workers 6/30/2020
California
Income Support
News Story
North Bay Tenants, Activists Fear Wave of Evictions 6/30/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
SPP Publication
For the Many NJ: State Budget Double Down on Austerity, Harming Families Hit Hardest by Pandemic 6/30/2020
Tennessee
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment Insurance in Tennessee 6/30/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Advocates tell Ohio Senate to take action now to fix unemployment compensation 6/30/2020
Texas
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Did your child get free or reduced-price school lunches? You may be eligible for $285 in food aid. 6/29/2020
Utah
Education
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Let's just say it: Child Care is School, and School is Child Care 6/29/2020
Montana
Equity
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Ten Year Trends in Child Well-Being: More Progress Needed for Montana Children 6/29/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
Medicaid expansion can address Oklahoma’s mental health and criminal justice needs 6/29/2020
District of Columbia
Immigration
State Finances
News Story
Protesters At Freedom Plaza Demand Funds For D.C. Workers Excluded From Coronavirus Relief 6/29/2020
Florida
State Finances
SPP Publication
Knight: Florida Leaders Must Focus on Sustainable Path to Economic Recovery 6/29/2020
District of Columbia
Immigration
State Finances
News Story
Protesters Demand Relief For D.C. Workers Excluded From Coronavirus Assistance 6/29/2020
Utah
Education
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Let's Just Say It: Child Care is School, and School is Child Care. 6/29/2020
Ohio
Immigration
News Story
Fronteras 1003: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Lack of Relief for Immigrants 6/29/2020
Hawaii
Equity
Criminal Justice
News Story
Racial Disparities Emerge In HPD Enforcement Of Stay-At-Home Violations 6/29/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Make the Road New Jersey, Immigrant Youth, Advocates and Academics Applaud Senate Vote in Favor of Professional License Legislation 6/29/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
‘Circumstances have changed': DeSantis approves slimmer $92.2 billion Florida budget 6/29/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
NJ’s $7.7B spending plan reflects ‘crisis conditions’ 6/29/2020
Michigan
Equity
News Story
Child welfare improving for the impoverished, but abuse remains on the rise 6/29/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
For the Many NJ: State Budget Doubles Down on Austerity, Harming Families Hit Hardest by Pandemic 6/29/2020
New Jersey
Census
SPP Publication
Toeing the Line: New Jersey Primary Ballots Enable Party Insiders to Pick Winners 6/29/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
Op-ed
The COVID-19 crisis increases need for mental health supports 6/29/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Here's what's in and what's out of NJ $7.7B spending plan reflecting 'crisis conditions' 6/29/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
News Story
Nebraska faring better than nation during pandemic economic hit 6/29/2020
Pennsylvania
Health Care
SPP Publication
How Many Lives Have We Saved? 6/29/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Coal community leaders release historic platform for national economic transition 6/29/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
‘We really needed Medicaid expansion a long time ago’ 6/29/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Backlog of Complaints Raises Questions About NJ’s Ability to Inspect Long-Term Care Facilities 6/29/2020
Arkansas
Equity
News Story
Report: Even Before Pandemic, AR Child Poverty On the Rise 6/29/2020
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
As virus hits state revenue, Berkshire delegation backs House bill targeting corporate tax loopholes 6/28/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
News Story
As unemployment remains high, experts concerned about end of bonus payment 6/28/2020
Louisiana
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
At state Capitol, a partisan divide over who to help during pandemic 6/28/2020
Louisiana
Unemployment
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Coronavirus response reveals clear split between Republicans, Democrats in Baton Rouge over whom to aid 6/27/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
Gov. DeWine’s coronavirus order on who can refuse to return to work and still get jobless benefits. Is it flawed? 6/27/2020
Kansas
Income Support
News Story
Reno County Schools Respond to Community Need 6/27/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Ga. schools still bear brunt of adopted $2.2B spending cut 6/27/2020
California
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
‘It’s a game changer’: California budget includes tax breaks for undocumented families 6/27/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Morning Briefing: The Pursuit Of Happiness 6/27/2020
Massachusetts
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Report: Mass. Child Care System Needs $690M To Survive The Next 5 Months 6/26/2020
Florida
State Finances
SPP Publication
As Florida Revenue Estimates Plunge and COVID-19 Numbers Rise, Florida Leaders Continue to Neglect Solutions to Budgetary Shortfalls 6/26/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Georgia educators stand in solidarity against proposed $1 billion budget cut 6/26/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Think that extra $600 in unemployment benefits will last until the end of July? Think again 6/26/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Lawmakers Approve Vaping Tax, Raises Age For Tobacco Products To 21 6/26/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
State Senate Push For Cigarette Tax Hike Aims To Cushion Spending Cuts 6/26/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Georgia House passes pared-down $26B budget; spending plan heads to Kemp 6/26/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Budget bill clears another key committee, final votes set for next week 6/26/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
News Story
Coronavirus Recession Is Hitting Women And People Of Color Hardest 6/26/2020
Louisiana
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Stipend expires next month 6/26/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
SPP Publication
NJPP: Budget Bill is a Mockery of the Legislative Process 6/26/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Study Finds Drug Sentencing Bill Would Keep Thousands Of Ohioans Healthier 6/26/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Some Business Leaders Come Out In Support Of Medicaid Expansion, But Governor Still Opposed 6/26/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
Column: State must take a stand against racism, voter supNews Storyion 6/26/2020
Maryland
State Finances
News Story
Maryland Board Set to Take up State Budget Cuts Next Week 6/26/2020
District of Columbia
Education
State Finances
News Story
D.C. Council Moves to Cut Some Ties Between Police and Schools 6/26/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Medicaid expansion advocates accuse Stitt of political ploy 6/26/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Study Shows Passing Criminal Sentencing Bill Would Keep Thousands Of Ohioans Healthier 6/25/2020
Michigan
Equity
Op-ed
Death of Cornelius Frederick exposes deep changes needed in child welfare system | Opinion 6/25/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
SPP Publication
CARES Act Unemployment Provisions Should Be Extended While Need Remains 6/25/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
With nearly 30,000 unemployment claims in NC, too many workers are blocked from accessing the state UI program 6/25/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
State House committee pushes for new tax on vaping products 6/25/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Republican attorneys general, DOJ submit briefs in ‘Obamacare’ lawsuit 6/25/2020
Utah
Health Care
News Story
Utah Ranks Fourth In Nation For Children's Well-Being 6/25/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Letting Enhanced Unemployment Insurance Benefits Expire in a Month Would Harm Families and Weaken Kentucky’s Economy 6/25/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
Task force: Child care constraints threaten Cape recovery 6/25/2020
Maryland
State Finances
News Story
As BPW Prepares for Budget Cuts, Liberal Groups Argue They’ll Hurt Md.’s Neediest 6/25/2020
Utah
Health Care
SPP Publication
Childhood Obesity, Social Determinants and COVID-19 6/25/2020
Florida
Health Care
SPP Publication
Trump Administration, 18 Attorneys General Continue Pursuing ACA Repeal Despite Catastrophic Health and Economic Impact 6/25/2020
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
Evictions are back – but in Mobile County, at least, pace falls short of pre-pandemic levels 6/25/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
State Medicaid audit waves some warning flags but documents little abuse 6/25/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
3-month N.J. spending plan with ‘painful’ cuts clears first hurdle 6/25/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment Insurance will strengthen recovery from COVID-19 6/25/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
Health Care
News Story
For Thousands Of Eligible D.C. Residents, A COVID-19 Stimulus Check May Never Arrive 6/25/2020
Florida
Education
Health Care
SPP Publication
New Law Will Help Florida Schools Access Millions More in Federal Funding to Support School-Based Health Services 6/24/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Op-ed
Our recovery requires revenue 6/24/2020
California
State Finances
News Story
Budget deal shields neediest Californians, shifts burden to middle class 6/24/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
Análisis revela obstáculos de acceso a la justicia a través del presupuesto del gobierno 6/24/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Louisiana spends half of its $1 billion unemployment fund. So what happens in the coming weeks? 6/24/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
News Story
Rep. Barber files bill to close corporate loopholes, raise progressive revenue, and fill budget gaps 6/24/2020
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
GEORGIA BUDGET CUTS THREATEN PRISONERS’ ABILITY TO CHALLENGE CONVICTIONS 6/24/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
News Story
COVID-19 Budget Moves Out For Passage, But Not Without Controversy 6/24/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
Medicaid expansion: Ten years of unparalleled return on investment, improved outcomes 6/24/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
New analyses from OK Policy and Families USA quantify benefits of Medicaid expansion in Oklahoma 6/24/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Federal shortfall: stimulus benefit to end sooner than many think 6/24/2020
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Group lobbies Governor Ivey to expand Medicaid 6/24/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Extra $600 federal unemployment payment to end sooner than many think 6/24/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Candidate Q&A: State House District 36 — Trish La Chica 6/24/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
Health Care
News Story
7 On Your Side: Resources to help minority-owned businesses during pandemic 6/24/2020
New Mexico
Health Care
SPP Publication
How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts New Mexico: Health Care 6/24/2020
Massachusetts
Education
SPP Publication
Road to Recovery: How to Safely Reopen Early Education in Massachusetts 6/24/2020
Georgia
Unemployment
News Story
Georgia Lawmakers Approve More Generous Jobless Benefits 6/24/2020
Massachusetts
Education
News Story
Report: Early education system needs $690 mil to safely reopen 6/24/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Lawmakers Urged to Do More to Help New Jersey Families Avoid Financial Devastation 6/24/2020
Louisiana
Health Care
SPP Publication
Request to Remove Louisiana from ACA Lawsuit 6/24/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
Report says early education system needs huge financial bailout to operate safely 6/24/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
Taxes
News Story
Ohio Lawmakers Consider Issuing Bonds After Unemployment Fund Goes Broke 6/23/2020
Washington
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
Efforts to bring COVID-19 relief to undocumented workers gain traction 6/23/2020
Michigan
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Workers need protection during the pandemic — on and off the job 6/23/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Government Job Losses Are Already Weakening a Modest Return of Private Sector Employment 6/23/2020
Texas
Health Care
SPP Publication
State Leaders Resume Fight To Take Health Care Away From Texans, This Time At The Supreme Court 6/23/2020
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Qualifying Arkansas Families Receive Pandemic SNAP Cards in Mail 6/23/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Texans should not feel News Storyured into working in unsafe conditions' | Petitioners ask TWC to clarify rules 6/23/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
Unemployment
News Story
Coalition urges increased protections for renters 6/23/2020
Washington
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Cash, food, & housing assistance play a critical role in COVID-19 recovery 6/23/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Advocates urge state lawmakers to do much more to help New Jersey families as part of COVID economic recovery 6/23/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Bookman: Georgia In Play As Health Care Worries Meet Tax Cut Squeeze 6/23/2020
Louisiana
Education
State Finances
News Story
Study ranks Louisiana as 15th worst for student loan burden 6/23/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
New Tax Breaks Would Worsen Louisiana’s Revenue Shortfalls 6/23/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
City officials call on Beacon Hill to preserve school funding 6/23/2020
Hawaii
Unemployment
News Story
Social service workers rally at state Capitol 6/23/2020
Kentucky
Equity
Health Care
Op-ed
Guest columnists: Targeting pandemic policy response to Black Kentuckians helps us all 6/23/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Op-ed
AROUND TOWN: Resolutions and appointments; scathing words for elections board 6/23/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Worrisome Budget Cuts Ahead For The State’s Health Programs 6/23/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
Op-ed
PAI: Jobs are returning, but businesses have a ways to go 6/23/2020
Iowa
Unemployment
News Story
May jobless rates drop in Iowa's largest cities, but they still struggle to replace jobs lost in pandemic 6/23/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
Education funding shortfall could spur new lawsuit 6/23/2020
Arkansas
Equity
News Story
25% of state's kids needy, report finds 6/23/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
Education funding shortfall could spur new lawsuit 6/23/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Big tax break approved by Louisiana Senate; smaller tax breaks still to come 6/23/2020
Michigan
Equity
News Story
Michigan ranks 32nd for overall child well-being 6/22/2020
Massachusetts
Education
State Finances
News Story
COVID Tax Woes Delay Funding For $1.4 Billion Student Opportunity Act 6/22/2020
Pennsylvania
Equity
News Story
A ruling could come as soon as this week in legal standoff between Wolf and Pa. legislature 6/22/2020
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
Georgia Senators Float Idea of Shrinking Film Tax Credit 6/22/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Senate panel pushes increase in Georgia’s low tobacco tax 6/22/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Senate Panel Pushes Increase in Georgia's Low Tobacco Tax 6/22/2020
New Mexico
Housing
News Story
Oil and gas land leases back on auction block 6/22/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Jobs are returning, but businesses have a ways to go 6/22/2020
Michigan
Equity
News Story
Kids Count Data Book Ranks Michigan 32nd In Well-Being Of Children 6/22/2020
Missouri
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Cost remains central concern in Missouri Medicaid expansion fight 6/22/2020
West Virginia
Health Care
Op-ed
Kelly Allen: More health care, not less, needed amid pandemic (Opinion) 6/22/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
News Story
A viral Black-owned business success and the shortcomings of the federal pandemic response 6/22/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
Hawaii coalition urges increased protections for renters 6/22/2020
Texas
Taxes
News Story
Are Texans’ property taxes ‘no longer really dependent’ on values? 6/21/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Tobacco tax increase surfaces in Georgia General Assembly 6/21/2020
Maine
Equity
Health Care
News Story
Maine has nation’s worst COVID-19 racial disparity 6/21/2020
Ohio
Health Care
News Story
Businesses have plans to keep workers safe. Are the protections enough? 6/21/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
Extra help urged for Hawaii renters who face eviction due to COVID-19 pandemic 6/21/2020
Georgia
Education
State Finances
News Story
Slashed state school funding plan recalls Great Recession austerity 6/21/2020
New Hampshire
Housing
Op-ed
Eviction moratorium to end July 1 as state establishes new housing assistance program 6/21/2020
Montana
Equity
News Story
Report: Montana's tribal economies face unique virus-related hurdles 6/20/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
As the state budget deadline looms July 1, key organizations ask DeSantis to deliver on long-awaited proposals 6/19/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
SPP Publication
An Open Letter to Gov. Justice: Please Ensure Children Have Access to Nutritious Food This Summer 6/19/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Lawmakers Considering Bonds To Cover Loan For Jobless Benefits Fund 6/19/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
Queens legislators pledge no budget cuts without a tax on billionaires and ultra-millionaires 6/19/2020
Ohio
Health Care
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Return to work order a win for Ohioans 6/19/2020
Michigan
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
Column: Workers need protection during the pandemic — on and off the job 6/19/2020
Florida
State Finances
SPP Publication
35 Organizations to DeSantis: Preserve Crucial Public Services in State Budget 6/19/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Ohio is halting unemployment benefits to employees who refuse to return to work, with exceptions 6/19/2020
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
Georgia Senate panel moves to hike taxes on cigarettes to $1.35 a pack 6/19/2020
Colorado
Work Supports and Wages
Taxes
Op-ed
Legislature made strides for the most vulnerable 6/19/2020
California
Equity
News Story
Black Californians’ housing crisis, by the numbers 6/19/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Unemployment
Op-ed
A ringing question amid KY unemployment meltdown: ‘What are we going to do as a state?’ 6/19/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
Over 100 lawmakers pledge to tax ultra-wealthy in effort to close NYS budget shortcomings 6/19/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Ga. Senate Says $1 Billion Hole In K-12 Spending Looms In Budget Pain 6/19/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
LISTEN: The Commute, June 19, Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s Amanda Hollowell 6/19/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
COVID-19 maintains its grip on North Carolina’s economy through May 6/19/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
New York lawmakers embrace tax the rich plan to avoid spending cuts post-coronavirus 6/18/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Policy brief – A closer look at May receipts shows cloudy fiscal picture 6/18/2020
Utah
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Utah spending plan would tap reserves to avoid slashing money for schools, social services 6/18/2020
New Mexico
Equity
News Story
Is push for education equity at risk amid COVID-19 economic fallout? 6/18/2020
New York
Taxes
Op-ed
Phil Boyle backs bill to raise New York State income tax on high earners 6/18/2020
West Virginia
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Petrochemical growth in region 'unlikely,' academics say 6/18/2020
Michigan
Unemployment
News Story
Michigan legislators want unemployment offices reopened 6/18/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
Tax wealthy before considering cuts, 100 state lawmakers say 6/18/2020
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Alabama Arise pushing for Medicaid expansion in Alabama 6/18/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Op-ed
Opinion, Katrina Bostick: Proposed budget cuts jeopardize local nonprofits and essential services 6/18/2020
Washington
State Finances
SPP Publication
Dismal economic forecast shows need for bold investments 6/18/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
Lawmakers: No Budget Cuts Without Tax Hikes on the Rich 6/18/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Unemployment
News Story
Undocumented immigrants pay taxes into unemployment but can’t collect. They’re asking for payments. 6/18/2020
New Hampshire
Health Care
SPP Publication
CARES Act Economic Impact Payments May Not Automatically Reach 9,900 Eligible Granite Staters 6/18/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Clean Slate for Worker Power: How labor law should work 6/18/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
18 State Legislators From Queens Call For Wealth Tax 6/18/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Protesters demand economic disaster relief for New Jersey immigrants hit by pandemic 6/18/2020
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Report: Medicaid expansion needed during COVID-19 crisis 6/17/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Pandemic Jeopardizes Vote on Oklahoma Medicaid Expansion 6/17/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
N.J. coronavirus recovery: Undocumented workers ask for relief funds; new signature rule for primary 6/17/2020
Texas
Immigration
Income Support
SPP Publication
June 30 Deadline Approaches For COVID-19 Food Benefit For Kids In Many Texas Families That Include Immigrants 6/17/2020
Arkansas
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
110,000 Arkansans Missing Out On $101 Million In Stimulus Payments 6/17/2020
Georgia
Unemployment
News Story
Coronavirus-era unemployment benefits could continue in Senate bill 6/17/2020
New York
State Finances
SPP Publication
Legislators Unite for People-Centered Recovery 6/17/2020
Washington
Equity
Taxes
SPP Publication
Washington lawmakers: Invest in communities, don’t make knee-jerk cuts 6/17/2020
Iowa
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Worker safety: Who gets protected? 6/17/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Lawmakers, new revenue needs stand between COVID-19 recovery or next crisis 6/17/2020
Alabama
Health Care
SPP Publication
Medicaid expansion would improve life for all Alabamians, new Arise report shows 6/17/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
No relief for unemployed and undocumented workers suffering through pandemic 6/17/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
Undocumented, taxpaying New Jersey workers calling for disaster relief 6/17/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
News Story
Lawmakers considering novel budget approaches 6/17/2020
New Jersey
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
NJPP REPORT: Unemployment Insurance Taxes Paid by Undocumented Workers in New Jersey Top $1 Billion 6/17/2020
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Legislature OKs $880M spending bill, rejects Dem asks for mental health, sick leave 6/17/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
Un plan insostenible 6/17/2020
Georgia
State Finances
SPP Publication
Senate Appropriations Committee Passes FY 2021 Budget Proposal 6/17/2020
Michigan
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Legislature works together to tackle Michiganders’ News Storying needs with COVID supplemental 6/17/2020
Alabama
Health Care
SPP Publication
Medicaid Matters: Charting the Course to a Healthier Alabama 6/17/2020
New York
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Local Government Reliance on Fines and Fees to Raise Revenues Hurts Residents and Communities 6/17/2020
New Jersey
Unemployment
News Story
Undocumented Workers Contributed $1.2 Billion To Unemployment Funds, Report Says 6/17/2020
Kentucky
Equity
Health Care
SPP Publication
Covering All Uninsured Black Kentuckians Is Crucial to Achieving Universal Coverage 6/17/2020
New Hampshire
State Finances
News Story
Maine lags neighbors in allocating $1B in federal virus aid, but millions more are being spent 6/17/2020
California
State Finances
News Story
Negotiations Between Governor And State Legislature 6/17/2020
Oklahoma
Census
Op-ed
Policy Matters: Accurate census count vital to business, industry 6/17/2020
California
Immigration
Taxes
News Story
California is closer than ever to giving a tax break to undocumented immigrants. Here’s why 6/17/2020
New Jersey
Unemployment
Taxes
SPP Publication
Unemployment Insurance Taxes Paid by Undocumented Workers Top $1 Billion 6/17/2020
Louisiana
Equity
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Race, unemployment and COVID-19 in Louisiana 6/17/2020
Georgia
Education
Equity
SPP Publication
Keeping Pre-K Stable Helps Georgia Children and Parents 6/17/2020
Texas
Unemployment
News Story
Texas unemployment recipients will have to prove job searches again beginning July 6/16/2020
North Carolina
Equity
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Women more likely than men to file for unemployment in 2020 6/16/2020
Florida
Health Care
News Story
More Funding Needed To Sustain Florida Medicaid Enrollment Surge, Advocate Says 6/16/2020
Michigan
Unemployment
News Story
Michigan cut off unemployment for thousands of eligible residents. It’s not the first time. 6/16/2020
Florida
State Finances
SPP Publication
Florida Policy Institute Unites With Southern Neighbors, Calls for Shared COVID-19 Response 6/16/2020
Hawaii
Equity
News Story
COVID-19's created an economic burden for women 6/16/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
Show & Tell: Reynertson talks about ‘Road to Recovery: Reforming New Jersey’s Income Tax Code’ 6/16/2020
Georgia
Equity
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Atlanta City Council Member Amir Farokhi launches Guaranteed Income Initiative in Old Fourth Ward 6/16/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Nonprofits urge lawmakers to quickly commit federal funds to cope with social needs 6/16/2020
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
During this economic crisis we want people to work. Let’s give them the tools to do it. 6/16/2020
North Carolina
Equity
SPP Publication
N.C. groups unite with Southern neighbors, call for shared COVID-19 response 6/16/2020
Maine
Unemployment
News Story
Analysis worries many Maine layoffs could become permanent 6/16/2020
Oregon
Taxes
SPP Publication
Balance the budget by cutting tax breaks for the rich 6/15/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Georgia Coalition Calls for Tax Break Elimination, Tobacco Tax Hike 6/15/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Doctor groups urge hike in state tobacco tax; panel OKs legislation on surprise medical billing 6/15/2020
Minnesota
State Finances
Census
SPP Publication
Special session begins; Minnesotans call for bold action 6/15/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Nebraska tax receipts drop slightly in May; coronavirus impact may come later 6/15/2020
Idaho
State Finances
SPP Publication
Revenue Shortfalls will Require Bold Policy Actions 6/15/2020
Montana
Income Support
SPP Publication
Food Prices and Hunger are on the Rise in Montana 6/15/2020
Washington
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Washington Democrats Ponder Tax Increases In Face Of Bleak Budget Outlook 6/15/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Equity
News Story
More than 250K N.J. residents could miss out on their stimulus payments, study says 6/15/2020
West Virginia
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Promise of Cracker Plants Comes Up Short, Group Warns Governors 6/15/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Cy-Fair uninsured rates to grow following layoffs 6/14/2020
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Bill to end tax breaks whittled down after massive outreach campaign from Colorado business owners 6/14/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Georgians at risk for missing out on stimulus funds 6/14/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Georgia legislators push criminal justice reform bills as budget questions linger 6/14/2020
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Alabama Medicaid increases 2% in 2019 6/14/2020
North Carolina
Health Care
News Story
Unemployed, uninsured overlap is sobering COVID-19 reality in North Carolina 6/14/2020
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Lawmakers focus on budget as they return to Capitol 6/14/2020
Vermont
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Cillo, Lyall, Fay, Levin & Fannon: Allocate CRF funds fairly 6/14/2020
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Deal on tax bill reached in state Senate 6/13/2020
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Budget's the word as Georgia lawmakers return to Capitol 6/13/2020
New York
Unemployment
SPP Publication
NYS Unemployment Factsheet for April 6/13/2020
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Medicaid, Schools, Pregnancy, Opioids: Here’s Where Colorado’s Cuts May Hurt 6/13/2020
Louisiana
Unemployment
News Story
The New Orleans economy is bad now. Come August, things could get much worse 6/13/2020
Washington
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Latinx community, hard hit by virus, faces myriad challenges 6/12/2020
Maryland
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Should Maryland’s scheduled Minimum Wage increase be delayed? 6/12/2020
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
Drastic Drop in Arrests During COVID-19 Crisis 6/12/2020
New Hampshire
Health Care
SPP Publication
The COVID-19 Crisis Contributes to Increased Need for Mental Health Supports 6/12/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
SPP Publication
Farm to Family: Building food system resilience and feeding families in the time of COVID-19 6/12/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Groups push lawmakers to raise revenue before slashing budget 6/12/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
750,000 Floridians still haven’t gotten stimulus checks and won’t unless they contact IRS by October 6/12/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Taxes
Editorial
EDITORIAL: Legislators, Looking for More Money, Part Two 6/12/2020
Oregon
Unemployment
SPP Publication
What we know (and what we don’t) about post-coronavirus employment 6/12/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment Insurance continues to provide a lifeline to jobless workers, support in quickening a recovery 6/12/2020
California
Taxes
News Story
Will California offer more help to undocumented workers? The clock is ticking 6/12/2020
Maine
Unemployment
SPP Publication
While signs of improvement appear, Maine unemployment remains at unprecedented levels 6/12/2020
Utah
State Finances
Unemployment
News Story
Advocates Ask Lawmakers To Tap Rainy Day Fund And Preserve Education, Social Services Budget 6/12/2020
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Budget's the word as Georgia lawmakers return to Capitol next week 6/12/2020
Maryland
Income Support
SPP Publication
We Must Keep our Promises to the Low-Wage Workers who Keep Maryland Communities Going 6/11/2020
Maryland
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Businesses groups call for Hogan to freeze increase in state minimum wage 6/11/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
Equity
News Story
Mayor’s budget cuts money for street outreach 6/11/2020
Florida
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
750,000 Floridians Could Miss Out on $742 Million in CARES Act Stimulus Payments 6/11/2020
Vermont
State Finances
Op-ed
Distribution of pandemic relief funds should be equitable, transparent 6/11/2020
Washington
Taxes
News Story
It’s an election year, but that’s not scaring WA Democrats away from talking about taxes 6/11/2020
Alabama
Census
News Story
Group calls on Alabama lawmakers to address racial disparities 6/11/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
NJPP proposal calls for new tax brackets for N.J.’s high income earners 6/11/2020
Texas
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Checking In On State Revenue 6/11/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Senate told: Don’t borrow to fix NJ’s budget, raise taxes instead 6/11/2020
Utah
State Finances
News Story
Advocates plead with legislators to not cut funding for state’s most vulnerable people 6/11/2020
Missouri
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Sheriff, chief say police have a lot on their hands 6/11/2020
Georgia
State Finances
SPP Publication
Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families 6/11/2020
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
As Child Hunger Soars, New Relief Program May Fail To Reach Louisiana's Neediest Children 6/11/2020
New Jersey
Unemployment
News Story
NJ pays out $6.2B in jobless benefits—94 percent of claims filed 6/11/2020
Utah
State Finances
SPP Publication
BROAD COALITION CALLS FOR UTAH TO CLOSE BUDGET GAP WITH RAINY DAY RESERVES, NOT CUTS 6/11/2020
Utah
State Finances
Equity
News Story
Advocates call for state to tap rainy day fund rather than cut social services, education 6/11/2020
Utah
State Finances
SPP Publication
Advocates Call for Using Rainy Day Reserves to Close the Budget Gap 6/11/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Georgia Could Raise $600 Million In Revenue By Raising Cigarette Tax, Analysts Say 6/10/2020
New Mexico
Housing
SPP Publication
How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts New Mexico: Housing Assistance 6/10/2020
Vermont
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
PAI: Open letter on federal pandemic relief funds 6/10/2020
Georgia
Income Support
SPP Publication
Tearing the Fabric of Georgia’s Safety Net Guarantees an Uneven Recovery 6/10/2020
New Mexico
Immigration
State Finances
News Story
Local Newscast 1 6/10/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
Recortes incluidos en el presupuesto presentado por la Junta de Control Fiscal 6/10/2020
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Colorado Insurer Group Calls out Bill Targeting Businesses to Make-up for Budget Shortfall 6/10/2020
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
Georgia budget gap passes $850 million as revenues again lag 6/10/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
A New Amityville Horror Only Billionaires Can Stop 6/10/2020
California
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Will Newsom Back Benefits for Undocumented Californians? 6/10/2020
Virginia
Equity
Health Care
SPP Publication
If Not Now, When? Lawmakers Have Options to Advance Equitable Health Policies 6/10/2020
Vermont
Equity
Income Support
SPP Publication
Open letter on federal pandemic relief funds 6/10/2020
Utah
Education
Income Support
SPP Publication
Investing in Early Care and Education Professionals Will Strengthen Utah Child Care 6/10/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
$1.5B 6/10/2020
Florida
Health Care
SPP Publication
Demystifying Florida’s Medicaid/KiDistrict of Columbiaare Income Eligibility Criteria 6/10/2020
Washington
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Proposals from state agencies paint devastating picture of all cuts approach 6/10/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Op-ed
Now is the time for action 6/10/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
News Story
COVID-19 Leads 800,000 Kentuckians to File for Unemployment Insurance 6/10/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
More coronavirus work protections are needed for low-wage workers: Mason Pesek and Corinne Huntley 6/10/2020
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
COVID-19 Outbreaks in Prisons and Jails Threaten the Health of Rural Communities 6/10/2020
Michigan
Education
News Story
Survey: Michigan parents worried about being able to work if schools don’t reopen 6/10/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Fair Tax bill doesn't have signoff from governor yet 6/10/2020
Montana
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
Relief grants helping some Montanans, others still waiting 6/9/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
SPP Publication
Road to Recovery: Reforming New Jersey’s Income Tax Code 6/9/2020
Maine
Equity
Taxes
News Story
COVID-19 Unveils Need for Fair Taxation Movement at the State Level 6/9/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Bills to cut business taxes, expand tax breaks start moving through Legislature 6/9/2020
Louisiana
Income Support
SPP Publication
How to: Get more help to buy groceries during Covid-19 6/9/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
Taxes
News Story
David Blatt: A chance to show real gratitude to our essential workers ... with Medicaid expansion 6/9/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
If things work out, lawmakers to gather July 20 to finish business 6/9/2020
Alabama
State Finances
Health Care
SPP Publication
Alabama should use federal COVID-19 relief funds to heal and protect communities, Arise and partners write 6/9/2020
Ohio
Equity
News Story
DeWine addresses racial disparity in Ohio 6/9/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
NJPP REPORT: Road to Recovery: Reforming New Jersey’s Income Tax 6/9/2020
New Jersey
Equity
Health Care
News Story
Insure all NJ kids, pandemic or not, say advocate groups 6/9/2020
Maine
Equity
Health Care
News Story
As cases among New Mainers rise, Mills admin. yet to secure safe quarantine space in Lewiston 6/9/2020
Massachusetts
Immigration
News Story
MARKEY-KENNEDY race gets REAL — New rule for CAMBRIDGE cops — VIRUS puts undocumented workers at risk 6/9/2020
New Jersey
Equity
Health Care
News Story
NJ For Health Care Coalition urges state lawmakers to “Cover All Kids” during pandemic 6/9/2020
Michigan
Education
News Story
Almost 60% of parents need schools to reopen safely so they can return to work 6/9/2020
North Carolina
Education
State Finances
SPP Publication
North Carolina should heed lessons from the last recession in COVID-19 response 6/9/2020
North Carolina
Health Care
SPP Publication
SB808 is the wrong policy fix for Medicaid 6/9/2020
Tennessee
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Summary of Gov. Lee’s Changes to the FY 2021 Budget 6/9/2020
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Colorado lawmakers eye tax code changes to raise millions for K-12 education 6/8/2020
Ohio
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
How We Got Here: New Jersey’s Long Record of Not Putting Enough Money by for a Rainy Day 6/8/2020
Kentucky
Equity
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Black Kentucky Workers Have Been Disproportionately Laid Off During the COVID-19 Downturn 6/8/2020
Massachusetts
Immigration
News Story
Report: Undocumented immigrants at risk of losing work, pay 6/8/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
News Story
Unemployment rises in Wilson County, across North Carolina 6/8/2020
Georgia
Health Care
SPP Publication
Make Public Health a Priority in Georgia During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond 6/8/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
Building a new momentum (Capitol Update) 6/8/2020
West Virginia
Equity
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Women, Minorities, and Young Workers Most Affected by Recent Job Losses 6/8/2020
New York
Immigration
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Refugee Resettlement Agencies Are Providing Essential Services During COVID-19 6/8/2020
Virginia
State Finances
Equity
Taxes
SPP Publication
Virginia Can Choose Equity for School Funding During Economic Crisis 6/8/2020
Texas
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Fact-check: Are Texans’ property taxes ‘no longer really dependent’ on values? 6/8/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Businesses are reopening. Will workers return if they’re making more on unemployment? 6/8/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Why Preventing Budget Cuts Is Better Than Preserving Tax Breaks 6/8/2020
Michigan
Education
News Story
Survey finds many parents fear impact on their jobs if schools don't reopen 6/8/2020
California
Education
State Finances
Op-ed
Letters to the Editor: How California spends money 6/7/2020
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
Medicare strength vital to virus response 6/6/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Louisiana legislative task force: Cut taxes, regulation to boost economy 6/6/2020
Georgia
Health Care
Op-ed
Opinion: Georgia can’t afford to delay Medicaid expansion 6/6/2020
Ohio
Income Support
Unemployment
News Story
Policy Matters Ohio: Coalition Calls on DeWine to Streamline Economic Supports for Ohioans 6/6/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
News Story
Washington protesters exNews Story optimism after week on edge 6/6/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Federal tax changes in coronavirus relief measure could cause $250 million hit to Nebraska coffers 6/5/2020
Georgia
Unemployment
News Story
How Georgia’s Unemployment Benefits Have Changed During The Pandemic 6/5/2020
Vermont
Work Supports and Wages
Taxes
News Story
Is Vermont Really 'So Expensive'? 6/5/2020
Virginia
Health Care
Op-ed
Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Applauding Vetoes 6/5/2020
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
A look at the state of the economy: Unemployment drops, jobs added, stock market soars 6/5/2020
Texas
State Finances
Census
Op-ed
Lucio, Bailey: You and the Census: the Future of Our South Texas Region 6/5/2020
Florida
Immigration
News Story
Is the Florida theme park dream over for Scots? 6/5/2020
Oregon
Immigration
Unemployment
News Story
Coalition launches new fund to help immigrant farmworkers 6/5/2020
Florida
State Finances
SPP Publication
80 Organizations and Businesses to Governor DeSantis and Legislature: Redirect M-CORES Funding to Critical State Needs 6/5/2020
Massachusetts
Immigration
SPP Publication
Tens of thousands of undocumented, essential workers at risk of lost jobs, lost pay, exposure to COVID-19 6/5/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
Health Care
News Story
Saving Black lives: Policymakers examine the COVID-19 disparity in D.C. 6/5/2020
Maine
Equity
Health Care
SPP Publication
Black Mainers now 20 times more likely than whites to experience COVID-19 — and the disparity is growing 6/5/2020
New Jersey
Unemployment
News Story
$5.2B jobless benefits paid out to 1.2M New Jerseyans, as new claims drop off 6/4/2020
Texas
Health Care
SPP Publication
Alarming New Data Show Texas Uninsured Population Growing Amid Pandemic 6/4/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
Equity
SPP Publication
Lessons from the Great Recession: Helping people, supporting communities, speeding recovery 6/4/2020
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Economists push for tax hikes to balance budget 6/4/2020
Iowa
Income Support
SPP Publication
Encourage Iowans to seek both jobless, housing benefits 6/4/2020
Massachusetts
Unemployment
News Story
New Mass. claims for unemployment benefits continue to slow 6/4/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
New sponsors sought as free meals for Hawaii kids drop for summer 6/4/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
SPP Publication
HB 846 Veto Letter 6/4/2020
Virginia
Education
Equity
SPP Publication
Protected: Virginia Can Choose Equity for School Funding During Economic Crisis 6/4/2020
Massachusetts
Unemployment
News Story
New claims for unemployment benefits continue to slow 6/4/2020
Ohio
Equity
News Story
Economic challenges may remain long after the pandemic ends 6/4/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
SPP Publication
West Virginia’s Already Limited Child Care Capacity is at Risk 6/4/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Government Falls into a Recession and Job Cuts Soar 6/3/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
New local labor market figures show decade of job growth erased across most of N.C. in March, April 6/3/2020
New Hampshire
Income Support
SPP Publication
New Data Provide Insight into Extensive Economic Impacts and Income Losses from the COVID-19 Crisis 6/3/2020
Michigan
Education
Equity
News Story
Michigan Ranks 3rd Worst In Nation For Black Educational Attainment 6/3/2020
Maryland
Equity
SPP Publication
We Need Action to Advance Anti-Racist Policies. Here Are Some Ideas. 6/3/2020
California
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Newsom's Proposed Cuts to Child Care Rates Have Advocates Worried 6/3/2020
Massachusetts
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment Assistance in a Time of COVID-19 6/3/2020
Montana
State Finances
Equity
SPP Publication
The Coronavirus Pandemic Demands State Investment in Indian Country 6/3/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
Equity
SPP Publication
District of Columbia Council Should Put Revenue on the Table to Build a Just Recovery 6/3/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Election 2020, Georgia House District 163 6/3/2020
New Mexico
Census
News Story
New Mexico Senate leaders lose primary bid amid liberal push 6/3/2020
Florida
Health Care
News Story
State May Have Overstepped Authority In Medicaid Enrollment Proposal 6/3/2020
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Food for Good: 94,000 meals delivered to tribal communities 6/3/2020
New Jersey
State Finances
Unemployment
News Story
Re-Inventing New Jersey’s Economy for the COVID-19 Age 6/3/2020
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
Coronavirus testing increases in West Virginia jails and prisons 6/2/2020
California
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Newsom has some big promises to keep 6/2/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Spring, Klein uninsured rate to grow following layoffs; state sees calls for expanding health care coverage 6/2/2020
Arizona
Unemployment
News Story
Poll: Arizonans top concern shifts to jobs, economy during pandemic 6/2/2020
Maine
Unemployment
News Story
Housing advocates warn of ‘wave of evictions’ when Maine’s moratorium lifts 6/2/2020
Iowa
Health Care
News Story
State vows to disclose COVID outbreaks at meat plants 6/2/2020
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
The Pandemic Has Sent Child Hunger to Record Levels 6/2/2020
Oklahoma
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Unemployment insurance keeps Oklahomans safe, supports the economy 6/2/2020
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Colorado House debates 2020-21 state budget; up first: the homestead property tax exemption 6/2/2020
Pennsylvania
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Economy- An Update 6/2/2020
Ohio
Equity
Health Care
News Story
We should all be outraged': Gov. DeWine says Ohio will work to improve racial health, economic disparities 6/2/2020
Arkansas
Equity
Income Support
SPP Publication
Including ITIN Filers In Stimulus Payments Helps Families And State Finances 6/2/2020
Ohio
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Protect public resources that support Ohioans 6/2/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
Unemployment
SPP Publication
The CARES Act is Keeping the Economy Afloat, But for How Long? 6/2/2020
New York
Immigration
Unemployment
News Story
Rent Is Due and Relief in the Works — for Those Fortunate Enough to Qualify 6/2/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
SPP Publication
Why $100 million in CARES Act housing support is a bargain 6/1/2020
New York
Immigration
News Story
Meat plants' labor shortage 6/1/2020
Hawaii
Equity
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Hawai?i’s job losses are increasing economic inequity 6/1/2020
Maryland
State Finances
SPP Publication
Lessons From the Great Recession 6/1/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
SPP Publication
Setting the stage for a crucial June short session 6/1/2020
Georgia
Equity
Unemployment
SPP Publication
State of Working Georgia in the COVID-19 Crisis 6/1/2020
New Jersey
Unemployment
News Story
Determining causation 6/1/2020
California
Equity
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Women and People of Color Take Biggest Hits in California’s Job Losses 6/1/2020
California
Immigration
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
About 2 in 3 Immigrant Workers Excluded From the CalEITC Are COVID-19 Essential Workers 6/1/2020
Texas
Equity
Income Support
News Story
Why the COVID-19 Pandemic is Especially Hard For Austin 6/1/2020
New York
State Finances
News Story
Blair Horner: Lawmakers Return To Albany, And Whistle Past The Fiscal Graveyard 6/1/2020
New Jersey
Unemployment
News Story
New Jersey's weekly jobless claims are declining, but that may not mean what it seems to mean 6/1/2020
New Jersey
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Strengthen and Expand New Jersey’s Earned Sick Days Law 6/1/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
Equity
SPP Publication
PRINCIPLES FOR AN EQUITABLE RECOVERY 6/1/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
DOE Closing Some Food Sites, Advocates Concerned That Community Help May Not Be Enough 6/1/2020
Arizona
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Arizona’s workers need unemployment insurance reform — now 6/1/2020
Florida
Unemployment
News Story
Floridians who have exhausted state unemployment may be eligible for more weeks of pay under new federal program 6/1/2020
Texas
Income Support
News Story
As Texas Businesses Reopen, a Short-Lived Coronavirus Safety Net is Dismantled 6/1/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Does Colorado have a TABOR problem or a spending problem? 5/31/2020
Puerto Rico
Unemployment
News Story
Con los días contados el fondo de Seguro por Desempleo 5/31/2020
Oregon
Immigration
Income Support
News Story
New fund seeks to catch immigrant workers who've fallen through the safety net during the COVID-19 pandemic 5/31/2020
New York
State Finances
News Story
Robert Mujica is calling the shots 5/31/2020
New York
Equity
Income Support
News Story
Editorial: When shelter is the storm 5/31/2020
Oklahoma
Housing
News Story
Tulsa braces for possible wave of evictions as courtrooms reopen after COVID-19 shutdown 5/31/2020
Hawaii
Equity
News Story
Why The State Doesn’t Consistently Track Data On Native Hawaiians 5/30/2020
North Carolina
Equity
Income Support
News Story
A huge burden’: Women in Charlotte disproportionately hit by COVID-19 job losses 5/30/2020
Ohio
Housing
News Story
Evictions resuming in Oklahoma after being put on hold due to coronavirus pandemic 5/29/2020
Louisiana
Taxes
Op-ed
Opinion: With state finances in disarray, legislators avoid budget drama 5/29/2020
Pennsylvania
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
STATEMENT: Stopgap Budget Is Incomplete but Takes a Small Step Towards a Just Recovery 5/29/2020
Michigan has stark racial disparities in educational attainment, ranks third-worst in nation for number of bachelor degrees earned by Black students 5/29/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
Central Florida 100: Protests, mask debate and theme parks reopening 5/29/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
Criminal Justice
News Story
Proposed bill grants businesses legal immunity against COVID-19 lawsuits 5/29/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
Op-ed
PAI: Hope for the best, but plan for the worst 5/29/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Hope for the best, but plan for the worst 5/29/2020
Virginia
Equity
Health Care
News Story
The Heavy Toll of COVID-19 on Virginia's Latinx Community 5/29/2020
New Hampshire
State Finances
SPP Publication
State Agencies Project Major Revenue Declines Due to COVID-19 Crisis Impacts 5/29/2020
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Groups want Whitmer to end lifetime ban on food stamps for people with drug convictions 5/29/2020
Arizona
Census
News Story
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap May 29, 2020 5/29/2020
Maine
Health Care
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Job losses bring additional crisis for laid-off workers: loss of health care coverage 5/29/2020
Florida
Income Support
SPP Publication
P-EBT in Florida: Food Assistance for Families While Schools are Closed 5/29/2020
Maine
Census
News Story
Maine seeing biggest slowdown in voter registration in the country 5/29/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
Florida Leadership Split on Supporting ‘Flexibility’ in CARES Act Money 5/29/2020
Oregon
Taxes
Op-ed
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop pandemic-driven budget cuts 5/29/2020
District of Columbia
Income Support
News Story
These Programs Are Providing Rent Assistance During COVID-19 5/28/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Tomball, Magnolia uninsured rate to grow following layoffs; state sees calls for expanding health care coverage 5/28/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Ohio is paying Deloitte $9.6M to process jobless benefits. Is it working? 5/28/2020
Texas
Equity
Income Support
SPP Publication
COVID-19: 3 Policy Principles To Advance Equity 5/28/2020
Washington
Income Support
Taxes
Op-ed
OPINION: LAWMAKERS MUST INVEST IN A CASH STIMULUS FOR THE PEOPLE WHO DRIVE OUR ECONOMY 5/28/2020
Georgia
Education
State Finances
News Story
‘Cautiously optimistic but realistically pessimistic’: Georgia colleges prepare for unknowns of fall semester 5/28/2020
Georgia
Health Care
Unemployment
News Story
Georgia health care facilities opening up, with some COVID-19 guidelines here to stay 5/28/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
SPP Publication
Experts say new Fiscal Plan is insufficient - Elnuevodía.com 5/28/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Texas Hospitals Sue Patients For Unpaid Medical Bills During Coronavirus 5/28/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
Taxes
SPP Publication
Policy Matters calls on lawmakers to fix unemployment compensation 5/28/2020
Washington
State Finances
SPP Publication
Washington needs a state cash stimulus 5/28/2020
Washington
Income Support
SPP Publication
CASH STIMULUS MUST BE A PART OF Washington State’s Recovery 5/28/2020
Texas
Taxes
SPP Publication
Stop Killing Black People: Statement From Every Texan CEO Ann Beeson 5/28/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
Unions pushing for increased taxes on New York’s wealthiest 5/28/2020
Rhode Island
Taxes
SPP Publication
Rhode Islanders Don’t Move Because of Tax Policy 5/28/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
Reacciones iniciales del economista Daniel Santamaría Ots, analista sénior de Política Pública de Espacios Abiertos, ante el plan fiscal certificado hoy por la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal 5/28/2020
West Virginia
Equity
Income Support
SPP Publication
Women Bear Brunt of Job and Care Costs Amid COVID-19 5/28/2020
New Jersey
Equity
Op-ed
Coalition partners across NJ come together to demand gender, racial parity for New Jersey Apportionment Commission 5/28/2020
Hawaii
Unemployment
Op-ed
Neal Milner: We’ll Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends 5/28/2020
Idaho
State Finances
Health Care
SPP Publication
Costs and Savings in Medicaid during COVID19 5/28/2020
Utah
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Utah Officals declined to take $50 million from feds to feed needy children 5/28/2020
Texas
Income Support
News Story
Did your child get free or reduced-price school lunches? You may be eligible for $285 in food aid 5/28/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
SPP Publication
COVID-19 Downturn Is Hitting Certain Industries and Regions of the State Especially Hard 5/28/2020
New York
Taxes
News Story
Labor unions call for increased taxes on wealthiest New Yorkers 5/27/2020
Nebraska
Income Support
Taxes
SPP Publication
Policy brief – Examining prior, new ImagiNE Nebraska concerns 5/27/2020
Oregon
Taxes
SPP Publication
Oregon Should Reject the Tax Break Congress Gave to Millionaires 5/27/2020
Texas
Taxes
News Story
Dallas will need voter approval to collect more property tax 5/27/2020
Florida
State Finances
News Story
UPDATED: Florida Tax Revenues Drop Nearly $900 Million Due to Pandemic 5/27/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
Op-ed
Op-ed: Improving Transit Equity as a Pandemic Recovery Strategy 5/27/2020
New York
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Report: Spending Cuts Could Hurt Post-Pandemic Recovery 5/27/2020
Arkansas
Income Support
SPP Publication
Families To Receive Meal Replacement Assistance 5/27/2020
Iowa
State Finances
SPP Publication
Finding best uses of Iowa relief funds as legislators prepare to resume the 2020 session June 3 5/27/2020
California
Income Support
Op-ed
Atwater gives the state a taste of its own medicine 5/27/2020
New York
Taxes
SPP Publication
The Fiscal Policy Institute’s Three-Point Plan for Re-Building New York 5/27/2020
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
With numbers mounting in Huttonsville, Justice pledges testing at all W.Va. corrections facilities 5/27/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
El nuevo plan fiscal omite la necesidad de una moratoria y un nuevo plan de ajuste de deuda 5/27/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-ed
McConnell strangles the states: So much for a quick recovery and Trump’s reelection 5/27/2020
Pennsylvania
Equity
News Story
The 5(ish) Tweets that sum up a most unusual budget season | Wednesday Morning Coffee 5/27/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Texas hospitals sue patients for unpaid medical bills during the coronavirus 5/27/2020
Florida
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Sharp drop in state tax collections threatens pay raises, programs 5/27/2020
Kansas
Census
SPP Publication
A marathon session, followed by a veto 5/27/2020
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Economist: Arizona in better shape than many to weather COVID-19 recession, but tough fiscal times loom 5/27/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
Expertos aseguran que la modificación del plan fiscal fue una movida acertada, pero insuficiente 5/27/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
News Story
Advocates highlight major gaps in proposed budget for affordable housing and reducing homelessness 5/27/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
¿Quién acabará pagando los platos rotos si las optimistas proyecciones de la Junta no se materializan? 5/27/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Students are home, but school police remain on duty during pandemic 5/26/2020
California
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
$1 billion in preschool and childcare funds at risk 5/26/2020
Michigan
Health Care
SPP Publication
Embracing change 5/26/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
Editorial
Our Views: With state finances is disarray, legislators avoid budget drama 5/26/2020
Missouri
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Medicaid expansion will be on August ballot 5/26/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-ed
Guest columnists: 48 Kentucky groups call for robust federal fiscal relief to states 5/26/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Measuring Costs of Not Reining in Air Pollution 5/26/2020
California
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
These groups have been hit especially hard by California’s unemployment surge 5/26/2020
New York
Immigration
Unemployment
News Story
This red state city wants to raise $5 million for undocumented immigrant relief 5/26/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
News Story
Economists urge Beacon Hill to raise taxes 5/26/2020
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Should Court Fees be Cut Down During the Economic Crisis? 5/26/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
News Story
As Washington D.C. Weighs Reopening, African Americans in the Nation's Capital Brace for the Worst 5/26/2020
New York
Immigration
News Story
Worker shortage concerns loom in immigrant-heavy meatpacking 5/26/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
News Story
State Debate: Racine Journal Times says state's university system needs to make cutbacks now 5/25/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
SPP Publication
Monday numbers: The exploding need that NC lawmakers shouldn’t ignore 5/25/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Q&A with Elliot Goldbaum | Policy point man 5/25/2020
Missouri
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Small and rural hospitals may outlast COVID-19. But can they survive Trump’s tax law? 5/25/2020
Georgia
Unemployment
News Story
A Month Into Reopening And Georgia Jobs Have Yet To Return 5/25/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-ed
48 Kentucky organizations call on congress for robust federal fiscal relief to states 5/25/2020
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
What’s wrong with Ohio’s unemployment system? 5/25/2020
Pennsylvania
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Poll Shows Support for Government Role in COVID Recovery 5/25/2020
Ohio
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
With schools closed, we must make sure kids have enough to eat: Will Petrik 5/24/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
First look at how Georgia lawmakers will try to cut 14% from coronavirus-depleted state budget 5/24/2020
Pennsylvania
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
How did we get here and what can we do? 5/24/2020
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
The Deeper Dig: Inequality during the downturn 5/24/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
Editorial
Richard Borreca: Whatever politics are in play, politicians must get money to those hurting most in Hawaii 5/24/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Tens of thousands of workers face job losses, pay cuts as state trims spending 5/24/2020
Maine
Equity
News Story
Black Mainers are getting the coronavirus more than 10 times the rate of white Mainers 5/24/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Ohio employers share the work to save jobs 5/24/2020
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
Alabama nonprofit hopes federal food aid for children continues through summer 5/24/2020
Georgia
Unemployment
News Story
General Assembly set to tackle coronavirus-depleted state budget 5/24/2020
California
State Finances
News Story
Safety Net Programs Threatened by California’s Budget Deficit 5/24/2020
Texas
Immigration
Op-ed
Grieder: In Texas, unauthorized immigrants are net contributors to the state economy 5/23/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Unemployed by pandemic now they’re slipping through Texas’ health care safety net 5/23/2020
West Virginia
Health Care
News Story
230 kids are in WV's detention centers; only 3 COVID-19 tests have been done 5/23/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
News Story
5 Things To Know: Charlotte Implements Outdoor Dining Program as Restaurants Reopen 5/23/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Unemployment
News Story
Economists Grapple With Pandemic’s Effects As Ohio Valley Officials Brace For A Fiscal Blow 5/23/2020
Texas
Income Support
News Story
Texas families filing for SNAP food assistance almost doubled in April 5/22/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
Ohio businesses don’t have to lay off employees. There’s work-sharing. 5/22/2020
Massachusetts
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Child care choices limited for returning workers 5/22/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Latest labor market figures show devastating blow from COVID-19 5/22/2020
Hawaii
Equity
Income Support
News Story
Hawai'i's Food Security Shaky Heading into Hurricane Season 5/22/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
Facing the COVID recession, Beshear must cut $618 million in state spending by June 30 5/22/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
Editorial
Editorial: Hawaii’s food insecurity an urgent problem 5/22/2020
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
The Ohio Governor Listened to the Science on COVID-19, But Not on Climate. Why? 5/22/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
What’s in the HEROES Act for Kentucky 5/22/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Georgia General Assembly about to tackle coronavirus-depleted state budget 5/22/2020
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Women, young workers hit hard by coronavirus unemployment 5/22/2020
Arkansas
Equity
SPP Publication
COVID-19: 3 Policy Principles To Advance Equity 5/22/2020
Maine
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Pandemic has erased one in six Maine jobs since February 5/22/2020
Maine
State Finances
SPP Publication
Maine can’t afford for Congress to miss the mark on COVID-19 emergency funding 5/22/2020
New Hampshire
State Finances
SPP Publication
Majority of New Hampshire’s Federal CARES Act Flexible Grants Appropriated, Includes Added Support to Businesses, Nonprofits, and Child Care 5/22/2020
Pennsylvania
Income Support
SPP Publication
Our Opportunity to Re-evaluate: Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Policy Response and Priorities Moving Forward 5/22/2020
Colorado
State Finances
Taxes
News Story
Joint Budget Committee's decision to cut millions from K-12 roils education community 5/22/2020
Wisconsin
State Finances
SPP Publication
Wisconsin Families and Communities Would Benefit from New Proposed Stimulus 5/22/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
Op-ed
PAI: COVID-19 has cost Vermonters their livelihoods 5/22/2020
New Hampshire
State Finances
SPP Publication
Majority of New Hampshire’s Federal CARES Act Flexible Grants Appropriated, Includes Added Support to Businesses, Nonprofits, and Child Care 5/22/2020
Vermont
Unemployment
SPP Publication
COVID-19 has cost Vermonters their livelihoods 5/22/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
News Story
NC county data: Massive gap between haves, have-nots — even before April’s jobless surge 5/22/2020
Ohio
Health Care
News Story
There Were More Ohio Jobless Claims in Past Nine Weeks than Previous Three Years Combined 5/22/2020
California
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
California’s unemployment rate leaps to 15.5% as 2.3 million jobs vanish 5/22/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Release: Latest labor market figures show devastating blow from COVID-19 5/22/2020
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Ohio mayors hope next round of federal stimulus can plug budget holes 5/22/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
Other revenue options besides personal income tax 5/22/2020
Colorado
Immigration
Income Support
SPP Publication
A Strong Recovery Requires Relief for All Coloradans 5/22/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
SPP Publication
First look at potential revenue losses for NC signals urgent need to invest in people’s well-being to change the economic trajectory 5/22/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
1 In 5 Working Ohioans Have Filed For Unemployment Since March 5/22/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
The Conversation: Strengthening Hawaii's Food Systems 5/22/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
SPP Publication
JobWatch: Record number of Ohioans laid off amid pandemic 5/22/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
They lost their jobs and insurance in the pandemic. Now they’re slipping through Texas’ health care safety net. 5/22/2020
California
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
Darrell Berkheimer: ‘Bottom Up’ paycheck plans gain support 5/22/2020
New York
Health Care
News Story
Community programs will save state money 5/21/2020
New Mexico
Education
SPP Publication
How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts New Mexico: Education 5/21/2020
Texas
Housing
News Story
COVID-19 In DFW May 17-21: Texas Bars Can Reopen Today 5/21/2020
Ohio
Income Support
SPP Publication
HEROES Act is bold, but it can be better 5/21/2020
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
WTSA News For Your Thursday, May 21st 5/21/2020
Virginia
State Finances
SPP Publication
Virginia Supreme Court Provides Emergency Relief from Fines & Fees: Temporary Measures Underscore the Need for Additional Reforms 5/21/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Progressive Coalition Calls for Emergency Tax Increase on People Making Over $250,000 5/21/2020
Maryland
Income Support
SPP Publication
Webinar: Learning About Universal Basic Income 5/21/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
Health Care
SPP Publication
What’s in the Mayor’s Proposed Budgets for the Department of Human Services? 5/21/2020
Alabama
Health Care
Op-ed
Guest notebook: Action needed on health care 5/21/2020
Georgia
Education
State Finances
SPP Publication
Commonsense Solutions Can Mitigate Unprecedented Cuts to Higher Education 5/21/2020
Texas
Immigration
SPP Publication
A Critical Group of Texans Are Left Out of COVID Recovery 5/21/2020
Ohio
Income Support
SPP Publication
Improving federal COVID assistance 5/21/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
Gov. Stitt turns his back on thousands of Oklahomans who need health insurance due to pandemic 5/21/2020
Georgia
Unemployment
News Story
Reopening reality check: Georgia's jobs aren’t flooding back 5/21/2020
Virginia
Immigration
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
COVID-19 Benefits: Should Virginia Provide Them to Undocumented Immigrants? 5/21/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Federal COVID-relief law includes $160 billion in tax cuts for wealthy business owners and large corporations 5/21/2020
Florida
State Finances
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Florida Could Lose $800 Million in Revenue Each Month as Unemployment Rises 5/21/2020
Michigan
State Finances
SPP Publication
How Medicaid changes can us get through COVID-19 5/21/2020
Oklahoma
Housing
News Story
Nearly 200 evictions filed Monday as Oklahoma County courthouse reopens 5/21/2020
Texas
State Finances
News Story
Budget cuts slated for Texas state agencies, higher education institutions in 2020-21 biennium 5/21/2020
New Hampshire
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Property Tax Relief Program Application Deadline Extended to November 5/21/2020
Massachusetts
Immigration
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
MassBudget ITIN Parity Testimony 5/21/2020
California
Education
Equity
News Story
Big cuts could hit little Californians: $1 billion in preschool and child care dollars at risk 5/21/2020
North Carolina
Unemployment
SPP Publication
Weekly unemployment insurance claim data released today shows need for fixes to North Carolina Unemployment Insurance system 5/21/2020
Montana
State Finances
Equity
SPP Publication
Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19 5/21/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
SPP Publication
A New Deal Response 5/21/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
SPP Publication
Cities and Counties Need Federal Relief to Continue Providing Crucial Services 5/21/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
SPP Publication
LBP Senate testimony HB 118 5/21/2020
Colorado
Equity
SPP Publication
COVID-19 and Reducing Air Pollution in Adams County 5/21/2020
Washington
Immigration
SPP Publication
It’s time to include undocumented immigrants in state response to COVID-19 5/21/2020
Georgia
Unemployment
News Story
Unemployment rate in Georgia reaches all-time high 5/21/2020
Texas
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
It’s Time to Rebuild Child Care in Texas 5/21/2020
New Mexico
Equity
News Story
Alamogordo Business Produces Products Designed To Save Water 5/21/2020
Oregon
State Finances
SPP Publication
Oregon Revenue Forecast Underscores the Need for Congressional Action 5/20/2020
Ohio
Equity
SPP Publication
COVID-19 is hitting communities of color hardest 5/20/2020
Texas
Unemployment
News Story
As unemployment climbs, so does number of uninsured in Texas 5/20/2020
Michigan
Equity
News Story
Annual Kids Count data released, highlights kids’ needs 5/20/2020
Alabama
Income Support
SPP Publication
Protection from predatory lenders should be part of Alabama’s COVID-19 response 5/20/2020
Texas
Equity
News Story
Black And Latino Communities Hardest Hit By COVID-19 5/20/2020
Oklahoma
Housing
News Story
Evictions Set To Resume In Oklahoma County 5/20/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
SPP Publication
Lo cierto y lo incierto: pandemia, salud y deuda 5/20/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Ohio prisons are again accepting new inmates even as coronavirus death toll rises 5/20/2020
Texas
Housing
News Story
COVID-19 In DFW May 17-20: Child Care Centers Can Reopen Now, Bars Friday 5/20/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Ohio man who sought exoneration over murder convictions dies of coronavirus in prison 5/20/2020
New York
Immigration
SPP Publication
1.2 Million New Yorkers Excluded from the CARES Act 5/20/2020
The Journey of the Jobless 5/20/2020
Tennessee
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Which Tennessee Counties Might See the Largest Drop in Sales Tax Revenue? 5/20/2020
Kentucky
State Finances
SPP Publication
48 Kentucky Groups Call on Congress for Robust Federal Fiscal Relief to States 5/20/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
The Anti-Stimulus: Budget Cuts are Worse for the Economy than Tax Increases During Recessions 5/20/2020
Ohio
Health Care
SPP Publication
Rural Ohioans still need more drug treatment 5/20/2020
Ohio
Education
Op-ed
Debt from an unfinished college year almost kept me from getting back on the college track. Ohio can fix this: Brandon Copeland 5/20/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
Pandemic demands ‘extraordinary measures’ to handle economic crisis 5/20/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
State sees renewed calls to expand Medicaid eligibility, increase coverage as Texas leads nation in percent uninsured 5/20/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Furloughs likely, again, as part of Georgia agencies’ budget cut plans 5/20/2020
Missouri
State Finances
News Story
Missed Opportunities 5/20/2020
Should Undocumented Immigrants Get State Relief? 5/20/2020
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Ohio’s governor listened to the science on coronavirus. Why not climate change? 5/20/2020
North Carolina
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
COVID-19 pandemic demands bold action 5/20/2020
Florida
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
Florida’s Approach to Criminal Justice Cannot Go Back to ‘Normal’ (Part 3 of 3) 5/20/2020
Kentucky
Health Care
SPP Publication
Medicaid Has Responded Quickly to COVID-19, Congress Should Boost Support 5/20/2020
Vermont
Education
SPP Publication
Cutting school funding now is a bad idea 5/20/2020
West Virginia
Health Care
SPP Publication
COVID-Related Health Coverage Losses Continue to Mount 5/20/2020
New York
Health Care
SPP Publication
Strengthen Medicaid and Protect Health Coverage for New Yorkers 5/20/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
Calls for a Moratorium on Puerto Rico's Debt Repayments 5/20/2020
Arkansas
Equity
SPP Publication
Arkansas’s Pacific Islanders Harder Hit By Pandemic 5/20/2020
Ohio
Education
SPP Publication
Draft plan to reopen Ohio schools shows some promise on safety and equity 5/19/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Bringing in the Relief: Federal Fiscal Relief for our State Budget is Critical for a Strong, Just Recovery 5/19/2020
Virginia
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Virginia Could Gain Budget Resources by Eliminating Antiquated Sales Tax Exemptions 5/19/2020
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
COVID-19 Testing Not Keeping Up with New Incarceration in WV Regional Jails 5/19/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
SPP Publication
Pandemic demands extraordinary measures for handling the economic crisis 5/19/2020
Florida
Income Support
SPP Publication
Florida Must Do More to Reach Upwards of 400,000 Eligible Families Not Participating in the WIC Program 5/19/2020
Texas
Income Support
SPP Publication
Recent policy wins and where to go from here 5/19/2020
Arkansas
Equity
Health Care
SPP Publication
The Color Of Coronavirus: Black Arkansans Face Higher Risk Of Death From COVID-19 5/19/2020
Texas
Housing
News Story
COVID-19 Live Updates: Evictions, Debt Collection Resume In Texas 5/19/2020
Wisconsin
Immigration
Unemployment
SPP Publication
The Work of Undocumented Immigrants Supports the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. So Why Are They Barred from Receiving Benefits? 5/19/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Ohio state prison system to accept new inmates from county jails 5/19/2020
Maine
Unemployment
News Story
Maine women and young adults hit hardest by unemployment 5/19/2020
Kentucky
Health Care
Unemployment
News Story
High Unemployment Rates Likely Not Going Away Soon 5/19/2020
Vermont
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Coronavirus crisis, exposure risks shine light on wage gap in Vermont 5/19/2020
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
Justice announces W.Va. inmate has tested positive for coronavirus 5/19/2020
District of Columbia
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
5 Takeaways from the Mayor’s Proposed Budgets for FY 2020 (Revised) and FY 2021 (and Why You Should Pay Attention) 5/19/2020
Utah
Equity
News Story
Study: Minority students in Salt Lake County schools breathe dirtier air 5/19/2020
Louisiana
Education
Equity
SPP Publication
Separate and unequal: Students’ access to technology in the time of coronavirus 5/19/2020
Missouri
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Small and rural hospitals may outlast COVID-19, but can they survive Trump's tax law? 5/19/2020
District of Columbia
Equity
News Story
Activists push for tax increases, more child care spending in D.C. budget 5/19/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
News Story
Organización hace llamado a suspender los pagos a bonistas por la emergencia de COVID-19 5/19/2020
New York
State Finances
News Story
Latest Stimulus Proposal May Not Be in Time to Help New York 5/19/2020
Puerto Rico
State Finances
SPP Publication
La pandemia obliga a medidas extraordinarias para lidiar con la crisis económica 5/19/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
The CARES Act: Costly Tax Cuts for High-Income Filers 5/19/2020
Kansas
State Finances
Health Care
SPP Publication
Medicaid expansion would address public health, budget challenges 5/19/2020
Vermont
Education
Op-ed
PAI: Cutting school funding now is a bad idea 5/19/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
DeWine: Ohio will crack down on crowded restaurants, bars 5/19/2020
Hawaii
Income Support
News Story
Hawaii Updates: Cases Up 1; Quarantine Order, Eviction Moratorium Extended; Maui To Open Salons 5/19/2020
Texas
Health Care
Unemployment
News Story
Texas will phase out coronavirus child care subsidies for essential and low-income workers 5/19/2020
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Too many Georgia women die in pregnancy-related deaths. Will the state be able to fund one life-saving measure? 5/18/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Budget writers decide to use forecast with a lower shortfall to cover for 2020-21 5/18/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
Georgia at a Crossroads: Raising Revenues Sensibly or Forcing Schoolchildren to Pay for Years to Come 5/18/2020
Ohio
Health Care
News Story
Nurse from Galena becomes third Ohio prison employee to die of coronavirus 5/18/2020
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Many COVID-19 impacted workers denied when applying for food stamps 5/18/2020
Louisiana
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
COMMITTEE REJECTS LETTING COMMUNITIES ESTABLISH UNIQUE WORKER LEAVE MANDATES 5/18/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
After dealing with virus, governor left playing defense with Legislature 5/18/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Lose your job due to the coronavirus? You may still be able to get health insurance in N.J. under Obamacare. 5/18/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Unemployment
News Story
Poverty and a pandemic: Food, shelter top list of needs for many 5/18/2020
Ohio
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
Death rate in Ohio prisons 10x higher than rate for state’s total population 5/18/2020
Connecticut
State Finances
News Story
Advocates call for wealthy to help CT rebound from coronavirus 5/18/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Would An Emergency Tax Work In Colorado? Progressives Want To Try 5/18/2020
Oklahoma
Equity
News Story
Michael Overall: As poverty spreads, Tulsa needs a better kind of revitalization 5/18/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Colo. Gov. Can't OK Remote Signatures Amid Virus, Court Told 5/18/2020
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Governor hopes new guidelines will help state, counties, cities with funds 5/18/2020
Iowa
Health Care
SPP Publication
Key Iowa counties to watch 5/18/2020
Massachusetts
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Statement on Reopening the Commonwealth 5/18/2020
North Carolina
Income Support
SPP Publication
Meeting the needs of today to secure a more inclusive recovery tomorrow 5/18/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
135 groups urge state lawmakers to consider three-pronged plan, including a tax increase, to avoid cuts 5/18/2020
Arkansas
Health Care
Op-ed
JEFF DYER: No time to play 5/18/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
News Story
Hawaii Medicaid Applications Soar Amid Widespread Job Losses 5/18/2020
Maine
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
As Maine reopens, 89,000 workers still lack paid sick leave 5/18/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Measures to lower all state income taxes, require voters to approve fees could make November ballot 5/18/2020
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Here’s how to sign up for economic help during the coronavirus pandemic 5/18/2020
North Carolina
State Finances
Income Support
SPP Publication
New report calls for quick, bold actions from N.C., feds to contain COVID-19 effects 5/18/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
SPP Publication
Legislature takes action to fund Medicaid expansion (Capitol Update) 5/18/2020
Vermont
Taxes
Op-ed
Jack Hoffman: Money, money everywhere, but not a lot to spend 5/17/2020
Texas
Health Care
News Story
The pandemic’s next blow: Over 1 million Texans will lose health insurance 5/17/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
Op-ed
Brian Boyer column: Ohio unemployment efforts hit by hacktivism 5/17/2020
Utah
Income Support
SPP Publication
It’s Time for the Child-Centered Child Care System that Utah Families Deserve 5/17/2020
Montana
State Finances
Op-ed
Gas tax will fund street maintenance 5/17/2020
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
An 'incredible perfect storm': Why tens of thousands in Louisiana were rejected for food stamps 5/17/2020
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Groups urge tax hikes to narrow NJ’s $10B drop in revenue 5/17/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
News Story
Delayed income tax deadline drags down Nebraska tax receipts 5/16/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
After dealing with coronavirus, John Bel Edwards left playing defense with Louisiana Legislature 5/16/2020
Vermont
State Finances
Equity
News Story
Low-income workers face higher coronavirus exposure 5/16/2020
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Justice counting on federal aid for state revenue shortfall 5/16/2020
California
State Finances
Taxes
Op-ed
What California needs to move forward economically – it doesn’t start with austerity 5/16/2020
West Virginia
Education
News Story
The Growing Power of West Virginia’s Teachers 5/16/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
As Ohio reopens, these workers say they must choose: Their job or their health? 5/16/2020
Virginia
Equity
News Story
Black and Latino communities have been devastated by COVID-19. Some worry reopening will make impact worse 5/16/2020
Michigan
State Finances
Income Support
News Story
Michigan’s unemployment system is better than most states, but that’s cold comfort for those it failed 5/15/2020
Michigan
State Finances
SPP Publication
Despite CREC outlook, lawmakers need to find ways to invest, not cut 5/15/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Op-ed
With plummeting revenues, state should impose temporary tax increase 5/15/2020
Louisiana
State Finances
Op-ed
SADOW: The Advocate’s Bias Shows Through In Its Legislative Coverage 5/15/2020
Utah
Housing
News Story
Gubernatorial candidate urges extension of eviction moratorium 5/15/2020
Wisconsin
Health Care
SPP Publication
COVID Response to Supreme Court Ruling 5/15/2020
Virginia
Income Support
SPP Publication
Policy Choices Can Help Out-of-Work Families During This Recession and Set Virginia on a Better Course 5/15/2020
Florida
Income Support
SPP Publication
April Data Show That Safety Net Programs are Crucial for Floridians in Need of Food and Medical Care 5/15/2020
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Speaker Coughlin’s COVID-19 Recovery Panel Conducts First Meeting 5/15/2020
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Central Florida 100: When will you revisit crowded places? 5/15/2020
West Virginia
Unemployment
News Story
Gov. Justice: ‘Stop the politics’ 5/15/2020
Georgia
State Finances
Health Care
News Story
Medicaid expansion will not curb COVID-19 in Georgia, program critics say 5/15/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Governor's budget staff offer more cuts but no ideas on how to save reinsurance or full-day kindergarten 5/15/2020
Alabama
Income Support
SPP Publication
Community eligibility ensures future success of Alabama’s child nutrition programs 5/15/2020
Oklahoma
Health Care
Housing
Criminal Justice
SPP Publication
Reopening Oklahoma’s courts must be done thoughtfully to avoid a public health disaster 5/15/2020
Alabama
Income Support
SPP Publication
Pandemic EBT keeps Alabama children fed when school meals aren’t an option 5/15/2020
Pennsylvania
Census
SPP Publication
GSG Polling Memo Toplines 5/15/2020
California
State Finances
News Story
Governor Hopes For Federal Help Over Taxes In Balanced State Budget 5/15/2020
Colorado
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Lawmakers Promote Increasing Tax Credits for Colo Working Poor 5/15/2020
Florida
Health Care
SPP Publication
Reminder: Florida Officials Still Trying to Strike Down Affordable Care Act Amid COVID-19 Pandemic 5/15/2020
Pennsylvania
Census
SPP Publication
New polling supports aggressive action to address economic inequities in the recovery from COVID-19 5/15/2020
Nebraska
State Finances
Taxes
SPP Publication
OpenSky statement on April revenue receipts 5/15/2020
Oklahoma
Education
SPP Publication
Oklahoma schools should use federal Education Stabilization Funds to mitigate learning loss for low-income students 5/15/2020
Missouri
State Finances
News Story
Online sales tax legislation dead for another year 5/15/2020
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Coronavirus live updates: President Trump admonishes Fauci on school reopenings; LA's beaches reopen 5/14/2020
Louisiana
Health Care
News Story
Louisiana committee rejects letting communities establish worker leave mandates 5/14/2020
Michigan
Immigration
SPP Publication
Immigrants in Michigan are essential workers–and U.S.-born Michiganders’ wellbeing is linked to their success 5/14/2020
New Mexico
State Finances
Income Support
SPP Publication
How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts New Mexico: Fiscal Relief for Tribes, States & Cities 5/14/2020
West Virginia
Health Care
News Story
W.Va. testing runs well ahead of average 5/14/2020
Colorado
Work Supports and Wages
Op-ed
Legislation offers Coloradans much-needed relief 5/14/2020
Ohio
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
SPP Publication
Unlike last the recession, Ohio leaders can meet the moment with bold and inclusive policies 5/14/2020
Michigan
Unemployment
News Story
Michigan advocacy group calls on state unemployment agency to fix four key issues 5/14/2020
Maine
State Finances
News Story
Congress should prioritize state, local services over tax breaks for the wealthy, corporations 5/14/2020
Hawaii
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
This Federal Bailout Is Bringing A Lot More Money To Hawaii Than The Last One In 2008 5/14/2020
Kentucky
Unemployment
News Story
Kentucky's Unemployment Claims are Down, But Still Remain High 5/14/2020
Vermont
Taxes
Op-ed
Hoffman: Money, money everywhere, but not a lot to spend 5/14/2020
Alabama
Equity
Health Care
News Story
Alabama Arise urges federal guidance on return to unsafe working conditions 5/14/2020
Iowa
Health Care
SPP Publication
Faster infection pace, fewer limits 5/14/2020
Texas
State Finances
SPP Publication
COVID-19 and the Economy: Options for Raising State Revenue in Texas 5/14/2020
New York
Unemployment
Taxes
SPP Publication
Unemployment Insurance Taxes Paid for Undocumented Workers in NYS 5/14/2020
Massachusetts
State Finances
Work Supports and Wages
News Story
Bill Seeks To Offer Equal Stimulus Checks To Immigrant Taxpayers 5/14/2020
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Colorado Just Started Paying For Full-Day Kindergarten. The Budget Crisis Could Threaten It 5/14/2020
Oklahoma
Education
State Finances
Health Care
Income Support
Work Supports and Wages
Census
SPP Publication
Rebuilding Oklahoma: Policy Recommendations to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Strengthen Our State for the Long Term 5/14/2020
West Virginia
Health Care
News Story
Kanawha County reports 13th death 5/14/2020
Ohio
Unemployment
News Story
New unemployment claims decline in Ohio, across the country 5/14/2020
Texas
State Finances
News Story
Q&A: Policy analyst weighs in on dynamic between state, local orders during the coronavirus 5/14/2020
West Virginia
Income Support
SPP Publication
Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens Alone Cannot Meet Increased Need in West Virginia 5/14/2020
Maine
Unemployment
News Story
Some Maine unemployed receiving benefits above average salary 5/13/2020
Maine
State Finances
Op-ed
The fantasy of unlimited money 5/13/2020
Kentucky
Income Support
SPP Publication
SNAP Participation Has Jumped Due to COVID-19 Economic Crisis, Helping Blunt the Harm