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Gov. Jared Polis cuts immediate state spending by $228.7 million, limits evictions, extends ski closures

Gov. Jared Polis cuts immediate state spending by $228.7 million, limits evictions, extends ski closures

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis slashed immediate government spending by $228.7 million in response to precipitous shortfalls in the state’s budget, as well banned e [...] Read full article: Gov. Jared Polis cuts immediate state sp...→

Gov. Jared Polis cuts immediate state spending by $228.7 million, limits evictions, extends ski closures

Gov. Jared Polis cuts immediate state spending by $228.7 million, limits evictions, extends ski closures

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis slashed immediate government spending by $228.7 million in response to precipitous shortfalls in the state’s budget, as well banned e [...] Read full article: Gov. Jared Polis cuts immediate state sp...→

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

The conflict in the southwestern state comes as legal battles and protests rage in states around the country between those opposed to the economic shutdowns an [...] Read full article: New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grish...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a  [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a relief package for families, small businesses and communities across the state, [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged stat...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

A Michigan barber, who reopened his shop last week in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown order said on “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday [...] Read full article: Michigan Barber reopens business despite...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

The department noted the researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona may possibly be called upon to work again in late summer or ea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus researchers told to stop wor...→

Roanoke eyes $3.5 million in budget cuts due to pandemic | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — The city of Roanoke is pondering $3.5 million in budget cuts to help it deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Roanoke Times reports [...] Read full article: Roanoke eyes $3.5 million in budget cuts...→

Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despite Gov. Inslee’s Lockdown

Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despite Gov. Inslee’s Lockdown

A barber in Washington state opened his shop despite the lockdown order and police said they will not enforce the order. Read full article: Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despi...→

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Monday that the state is considering beginning the next school year a “couple of weeks” early on a potentially intermittent sche [...] Read full article: Oklahoma gov says state considering earl...→

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves defended on Sunday his decision to back off easing social distancing restrictions after his state experienced the largest single d [...] Read full article: Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision...→

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state [...]

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state [...]

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state of Connecticut recommended by the advisory board he established to look into i [...] Read full article: Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed som...→

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state flag to fly at half-staff for COVID-19 victims, workers

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state flag to fly at half-staff for COVID-19 victims, workers

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered that the state flag fly at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims and health care workers. Read full article: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state fl...→

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

The memo, obtained by CBS Los Angeles, said the decision was made after crowds flocked to open beaches, in violation of the state's shelter-in-place order. Read full article: Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Ann...→

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Refusing to give in to stay-at-home protesters, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Fox News protecting residents from coronavirus is the way "I run this state [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not C...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Facing a lawsuit by state Republicans over her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus outbreak, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer fired back Tuesday, accu [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’...→

Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal support needed for NY, or there will be massive cuts

Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal support needed for NY, or there will be massive cuts

Gov. Cuomo says he and Gov. Larry Hogan, of Maryland, are issuing a joint statement asking for financial relief to states in next federal stimulus bill. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal suppo...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmakers for extending coronavirus state of emergency

Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmakers for extending coronavirus state of emergency

State lawmakers in Michigan filed a lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday to compel her to reopen the state's economy after she extended her state of [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmak...→

Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spending to offset pandemic losses

Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spending to offset pandemic losses

The city of Naperville is shaving nearly $25 million off its 2020 budget in the wake of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spe...→

Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in revenue, will make deep cuts

Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in revenue, will make deep cuts

City staff are now projecting double the loss in revenue than what it predicted last month as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to suppress economic demand. Read full article: Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in ...→

Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Again Hesitant On Reopening Timeline As Deaths In State Pass 8,000

Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Again Hesitant On Reopening Timeline As Deaths In State Pass 8,000

Tuesday was another day of mixed developments in the state, with officials getting some good news about federal aid, but also saying that the reopening of smal [...] Read full article: Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Agai...→

Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, but worried about state shortfall’s impact on state aid to Chicago

Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, but worried about state shortfall’s impact on state aid to Chicago

A die-hard baseball fan and Sox season ticket holder, Lightfoot said Chicago is "probably in, like the 4th-inning" of its fight against the coronavirus "in a v [...] Read full article: Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, ...→

Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustai

Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustai

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday said restrictive stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic are Read full article: Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home...→

Union drops $1 million to push Congress for state worker coronavirus relief

Union drops $1 million to push Congress for state worker coronavirus relief

“Public service workers put their lives on the line every day to save ours,” says the AFSCME president. Read full article: Union drops $1 million to push Congress ...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronavirus state of emergency declaration another month, takes swipe at GOP

Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronavirus state of emergency declaration another month, takes swipe at GOP

Embattled Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday extended Michigan's state of emergency and disaster declaration through May 28, hours before it was set to expire a [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronaviru...→

State bailouts and federal spending: Which states give, and which receive?

State bailouts and federal spending: Which states give, and which receive?

States are seeing their revenue sources dry up because of the coronavirus and want federal assistance, but some Republicans don't believe taxpayer dollars shou [...] Read full article: State bailouts and federal spending: Whi...→

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

The first businesses allowed to reopen on May 1 include retail stores, shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, museums and libraries. Read full article: Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg A...→

State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Gov. Whitmer To Ease Ban On Non-Essential Procedures

State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Gov. Whitmer To Ease Ban On Non-Essential Procedures

Michigan Senate Republicans passed a resolution Tuesday urging Governor Gretchen Whitmer to lift her five-week old ban on non-essential medical and dental proc [...] Read full article: State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Go...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Scale Auditorium-Style Graduation Ceremonies Not Permitted

Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Scale Auditorium-Style Graduation Ceremonies Not Permitted

Gov. Tim Walz and state officials have offered guidance on how to handle graduation this year, and traditional auditorium or football field-style ceremonies ar [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Sca...→

Gov. DeSantis says state will begin antibody and rapid COVID-19 testing

Gov. DeSantis says state will begin antibody and rapid COVID-19 testing

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced new testing measures are being brought to the state. The governor spoke at a... Read full article: Gov. DeSantis says state will begin anti...→

Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Million Spent on “Broken” Unemployment Site

Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Million Spent on “Broken” Unemployment Site

One of Florida’s most well known attorneys claims his firm will recover the alleged $77 million the state sent on its unemployment computer system that has bee [...] Read full article: Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Mill...→

Ohio slashes state budget by $775 million for two months to offset impact of coronavirus pandemic

Ohio slashes state budget by $775 million for two months to offset impact of coronavirus pandemic

Governor Mike DeWine announced significant reductions in state spending to schools, colleges, Medicaid programs and government agencies on Tuesday. Read full article: Ohio slashes state budget by $775 millio...→

Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Democratic state coronavirus ‘bailouts’

Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Democratic state coronavirus ‘bailouts’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Trump on Tuesday for telling The Post in an exclusive interview that Democratic-controlled states shouldn’t receive federal [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Demo...→

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustainable’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustainable’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday said restrictive stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic are “unsustainable” as more states start reopening parts [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home ...→

Michigan House Won't Extend State of Emergency, Votes to Sue Gov.

Michigan House Won't Extend State of Emergency, Votes to Sue Gov.

The Michigan House of Representatives declined to extend Gov Whitmer's state of emergency, and instead voted on Thursday to sue her. Read full article: Michigan House Won't Extend State of Eme...→

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday outlined the first phase of reopening Florida, which he said will kick off Monday, May 4. Read full article: Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gr...→

Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' plan to reopen state

Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' plan to reopen state

Gov. DeSantis' announcement comes as the state of Florida had been under a "safer-at-home" order since early April. On Wednesday, he shared that the first phas [...] Read full article: Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' ...→

VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Phase One Reopening

VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Phase One Reopening

Virginia Gov. Northam said the state would begin reopening its economy after it was almost completely shut down over the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Pha...→

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

The conflict in the southwestern state comes as legal battles and protests rage in states around the country between those opposed to the economic shutdowns an [...] Read full article: New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grish...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a  [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a relief package for families, small businesses and communities across the state, [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged stat...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal support needed for NY, or there will be massive cuts

Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal support needed for NY, or there will be massive cuts

Gov. Cuomo says he and Gov. Larry Hogan, of Maryland, are issuing a joint statement asking for financial relief to states in next federal stimulus bill. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal suppo...→

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

A Michigan barber, who reopened his shop last week in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown order said on “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday [...] Read full article: Michigan Barber reopens business despite...→

Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Scale Auditorium-Style Graduation Ceremonies Not Permitted

Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Scale Auditorium-Style Graduation Ceremonies Not Permitted

Gov. Tim Walz and state officials have offered guidance on how to handle graduation this year, and traditional auditorium or football field-style ceremonies ar [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Sca...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmakers for extending coronavirus state of emergency

Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmakers for extending coronavirus state of emergency

State lawmakers in Michigan filed a lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday to compel her to reopen the state's economy after she extended her state of [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmak...→

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

The department noted the researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona may possibly be called upon to work again in late summer or ea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus researchers told to stop wor...→

Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Million Spent on “Broken” Unemployment Site

Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Million Spent on “Broken” Unemployment Site

One of Florida’s most well known attorneys claims his firm will recover the alleged $77 million the state sent on its unemployment computer system that has bee [...] Read full article: Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Mill...→

Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in revenue, will make deep cuts

Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in revenue, will make deep cuts

City staff are now projecting double the loss in revenue than what it predicted last month as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to suppress economic demand. Read full article: Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in ...→

Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Democratic state coronavirus ‘bailouts’

Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Democratic state coronavirus ‘bailouts’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Trump on Tuesday for telling The Post in an exclusive interview that Democratic-controlled states shouldn’t receive federal [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Demo...→

Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, but worried about state shortfall’s impact on state aid to Chicago

Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, but worried about state shortfall’s impact on state aid to Chicago

A die-hard baseball fan and Sox season ticket holder, Lightfoot said Chicago is "probably in, like the 4th-inning" of its fight against the coronavirus "in a v [...] Read full article: Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, ...→

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Monday that the state is considering beginning the next school year a “couple of weeks” early on a potentially intermittent sche [...] Read full article: Oklahoma gov says state considering earl...→

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustainable’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustainable’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday said restrictive stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic are “unsustainable” as more states start reopening parts [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home ...→

Union drops $1 million to push Congress for state worker coronavirus relief

Union drops $1 million to push Congress for state worker coronavirus relief

“Public service workers put their lives on the line every day to save ours,” says the AFSCME president. Read full article: Union drops $1 million to push Congress ...→

Michigan House Won't Extend State of Emergency, Votes to Sue Gov.

Michigan House Won't Extend State of Emergency, Votes to Sue Gov.

The Michigan House of Representatives declined to extend Gov Whitmer's state of emergency, and instead voted on Thursday to sue her. Read full article: Michigan House Won't Extend State of Eme...→

State bailouts and federal spending: Which states give, and which receive?

State bailouts and federal spending: Which states give, and which receive?

States are seeing their revenue sources dry up because of the coronavirus and want federal assistance, but some Republicans don't believe taxpayer dollars shou [...] Read full article: State bailouts and federal spending: Whi...→

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state flag to fly at half-staff for COVID-19 victims, workers

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state flag to fly at half-staff for COVID-19 victims, workers

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered that the state flag fly at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims and health care workers. Read full article: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state fl...→

Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' plan to reopen state

Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' plan to reopen state

Gov. DeSantis' announcement comes as the state of Florida had been under a "safer-at-home" order since early April. On Wednesday, he shared that the first phas [...] Read full article: Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' ...→

State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Gov. Whitmer To Ease Ban On Non-Essential Procedures

State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Gov. Whitmer To Ease Ban On Non-Essential Procedures

Michigan Senate Republicans passed a resolution Tuesday urging Governor Gretchen Whitmer to lift her five-week old ban on non-essential medical and dental proc [...] Read full article: State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Go...→

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Refusing to give in to stay-at-home protesters, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Fox News protecting residents from coronavirus is the way "I run this state [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not C...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Facing a lawsuit by state Republicans over her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus outbreak, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer fired back Tuesday, accu [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

Gov. DeSantis says state will begin antibody and rapid COVID-19 testing

Gov. DeSantis says state will begin antibody and rapid COVID-19 testing

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced new testing measures are being brought to the state. The governor spoke at a... Read full article: Gov. DeSantis says state will begin anti...→

Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spending to offset pandemic losses

Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spending to offset pandemic losses

The city of Naperville is shaving nearly $25 million off its 2020 budget in the wake of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spe...→

Roanoke eyes $3.5 million in budget cuts due to pandemic | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — The city of Roanoke is pondering $3.5 million in budget cuts to help it deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Roanoke Times reports [...] Read full article: Roanoke eyes $3.5 million in budget cuts...→

Ohio slashes state budget by $775 million for two months to offset impact of coronavirus pandemic

Ohio slashes state budget by $775 million for two months to offset impact of coronavirus pandemic

Governor Mike DeWine announced significant reductions in state spending to schools, colleges, Medicaid programs and government agencies on Tuesday. Read full article: Ohio slashes state budget by $775 millio...→

Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Again Hesitant On Reopening Timeline As Deaths In State Pass 8,000

Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Again Hesitant On Reopening Timeline As Deaths In State Pass 8,000

Tuesday was another day of mixed developments in the state, with officials getting some good news about federal aid, but also saying that the reopening of smal [...] Read full article: Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Agai...→

Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despite Gov. Inslee’s Lockdown

Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despite Gov. Inslee’s Lockdown

A barber in Washington state opened his shop despite the lockdown order and police said they will not enforce the order. Read full article: Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despi...→

Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustai

Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustai

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday said restrictive stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic are Read full article: Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home...→

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves defended on Sunday his decision to back off easing social distancing restrictions after his state experienced the largest single d [...] Read full article: Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronavirus state of emergency declaration another month, takes swipe at GOP

Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronavirus state of emergency declaration another month, takes swipe at GOP

Embattled Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday extended Michigan's state of emergency and disaster declaration through May 28, hours before it was set to expire a [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronaviru...→

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state [...]

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state [...]

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state of Connecticut recommended by the advisory board he established to look into i [...] Read full article: Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed som...→

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday outlined the first phase of reopening Florida, which he said will kick off Monday, May 4. Read full article: Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gr...→

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

The first businesses allowed to reopen on May 1 include retail stores, shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, museums and libraries. Read full article: Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg A...→

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

The memo, obtained by CBS Los Angeles, said the decision was made after crowds flocked to open beaches, in violation of the state's shelter-in-place order. Read full article: Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Ann...→

VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Phase One Reopening

VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Phase One Reopening

Virginia Gov. Northam said the state would begin reopening its economy after it was almost completely shut down over the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Pha...→

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grisham clash over reopening state

The conflict in the southwestern state comes as legal battles and protests rage in states around the country between those opposed to the economic shutdowns an [...] Read full article: New Mexico Republicans, Gov. Lujan Grish...→

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not Changing Way I Run This State'

Refusing to give in to stay-at-home protesters, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Fox News protecting residents from coronavirus is the way "I run this state [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer Spites Protests: 'I'm Not C...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on hiring, contracts as coronavirus expected to impact state revenues

Washington state government agencies will freeze all hiring, personal service contracts and equipment purchases to mitigate a potential multibillion-dollar dro [...] Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee orders freeze on ...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a  [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to “act expeditiously” on a relief package for families, small businesses and communities across the state, [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday urged stat...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’ after state GOP challenges her emergency powers

Facing a lawsuit by state Republicans over her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus outbreak, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer fired back Tuesday, accu [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer cries ‘power grab’...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

State warns historic school cuts needed due to cost of COVID-19

The state is sending out warning. Prepare for cuts to school funding, like we have never seen in recent history. Read full article: State warns historic school cuts needed ...→

Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal support needed for NY, or there will be massive cuts

Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal support needed for NY, or there will be massive cuts

Gov. Cuomo says he and Gov. Larry Hogan, of Maryland, are issuing a joint statement asking for financial relief to states in next federal stimulus bill. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: $61 billion in federal suppo...→

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

Michigan Barber reopens business despite lockdown order: Gov. Whitmer has 'no concept at all, the damage that she's doing to our state'

A Michigan barber, who reopened his shop last week in defiance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown order said on “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday [...] Read full article: Michigan Barber reopens business despite...→

Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Scale Auditorium-Style Graduation Ceremonies Not Permitted

Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Scale Auditorium-Style Graduation Ceremonies Not Permitted

Gov. Tim Walz and state officials have offered guidance on how to handle graduation this year, and traditional auditorium or football field-style ceremonies ar [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz, State Officials Say Large-Sca...→

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

As economic crisis grows, Lake County officials propose $9 million in spending cuts

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lake County officials have proposed cutting more than $9 million in anticipated spending fr [...] Read full article: As economic crisis grows, Lake County of...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmakers for extending coronavirus state of emergency

Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmakers for extending coronavirus state of emergency

State lawmakers in Michigan filed a lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday to compel her to reopen the state's economy after she extended her state of [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer sued by GOP lawmak...→

Gov. DeSantis says state will begin antibody and rapid COVID-19 testing

Gov. DeSantis says state will begin antibody and rapid COVID-19 testing

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced new testing measures are being brought to the state. The governor spoke at a... Read full article: Gov. DeSantis says state will begin anti...→

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

Coronavirus researchers told to stop working by Arizona Health Department as Gov. Doug Ducey plans state reopening

The department noted the researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona may possibly be called upon to work again in late summer or ea [...] Read full article: Coronavirus researchers told to stop wor...→

Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spending to offset pandemic losses

Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spending to offset pandemic losses

The city of Naperville is shaving nearly $25 million off its 2020 budget in the wake of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Naperville delaying $24.9 million in spe...→

Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Million Spent on “Broken” Unemployment Site

Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Million Spent on “Broken” Unemployment Site

One of Florida’s most well known attorneys claims his firm will recover the alleged $77 million the state sent on its unemployment computer system that has bee [...] Read full article: Lawyer Offers to Get State Back $77 Mill...→

Roanoke eyes $3.5 million in budget cuts due to pandemic | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — The city of Roanoke is pondering $3.5 million in budget cuts to help it deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Roanoke Times reports [...] Read full article: Roanoke eyes $3.5 million in budget cuts...→

Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in revenue, will make deep cuts

Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in revenue, will make deep cuts

City staff are now projecting double the loss in revenue than what it predicted last month as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to suppress economic demand. Read full article: Palo Alto stands to lose $39 million in ...→

Ohio slashes state budget by $775 million for two months to offset impact of coronavirus pandemic

Ohio slashes state budget by $775 million for two months to offset impact of coronavirus pandemic

Governor Mike DeWine announced significant reductions in state spending to schools, colleges, Medicaid programs and government agencies on Tuesday. Read full article: Ohio slashes state budget by $775 millio...→

Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Again Hesitant On Reopening Timeline As Deaths In State Pass 8,000

Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Again Hesitant On Reopening Timeline As Deaths In State Pass 8,000

Tuesday was another day of mixed developments in the state, with officials getting some good news about federal aid, but also saying that the reopening of smal [...] Read full article: Coronavirus New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Agai...→

Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Democratic state coronavirus ‘bailouts’

Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Democratic state coronavirus ‘bailouts’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Trump on Tuesday for telling The Post in an exclusive interview that Democratic-controlled states shouldn’t receive federal [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo slams Trump’s remarks on Demo...→

Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despite Gov. Inslee’s Lockdown

Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despite Gov. Inslee’s Lockdown

A barber in Washington state opened his shop despite the lockdown order and police said they will not enforce the order. Read full article: Washington State Barber Opens Shop Despi...→

Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, but worried about state shortfall’s impact on state aid to Chicago

Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, but worried about state shortfall’s impact on state aid to Chicago

A die-hard baseball fan and Sox season ticket holder, Lightfoot said Chicago is "probably in, like the 4th-inning" of its fight against the coronavirus "in a v [...] Read full article: Lightfoot rules out public safety cuts, ...→

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma gov says state considering early start to next school year, on potentially intermittent schedule

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Monday that the state is considering beginning the next school year a “couple of weeks” early on a potentially intermittent sche [...] Read full article: Oklahoma gov says state considering earl...→

Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustai

Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustai

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday said restrictive stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic are Read full article: Jared Polis, Colorado gov.: Stay-at-home...→

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustainable’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home orders are ‘so unsustainable’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday said restrictive stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic are “unsustainable” as more states start reopening parts [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis: Stay-at-home ...→

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision to reconsider reopening state after spike in coronavirus cases

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves defended on Sunday his decision to back off easing social distancing restrictions after his state experienced the largest single d [...] Read full article: Mississippi Gov. Reeves defends decision...→

Union drops $1 million to push Congress for state worker coronavirus relief

Union drops $1 million to push Congress for state worker coronavirus relief

“Public service workers put their lives on the line every day to save ours,” says the AFSCME president. Read full article: Union drops $1 million to push Congress ...→

Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronavirus state of emergency declaration another month, takes swipe at GOP

Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronavirus state of emergency declaration another month, takes swipe at GOP

Embattled Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday extended Michigan's state of emergency and disaster declaration through May 28, hours before it was set to expire a [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Whitmer extends coronaviru...→

Michigan House Won't Extend State of Emergency, Votes to Sue Gov.

Michigan House Won't Extend State of Emergency, Votes to Sue Gov.

The Michigan House of Representatives declined to extend Gov Whitmer's state of emergency, and instead voted on Thursday to sue her. Read full article: Michigan House Won't Extend State of Eme...→

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state [...]

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state [...]

Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed some of the critera for reopening the state of Connecticut recommended by the advisory board he established to look into i [...] Read full article: Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday detailed som...→

State bailouts and federal spending: Which states give, and which receive?

State bailouts and federal spending: Which states give, and which receive?

States are seeing their revenue sources dry up because of the coronavirus and want federal assistance, but some Republicans don't believe taxpayer dollars shou [...] Read full article: State bailouts and federal spending: Whi...→

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gradually Open the State

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday outlined the first phase of reopening Florida, which he said will kick off Monday, May 4. Read full article: Florida Gov. DeSantis Unveils Plan to Gr...→

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state flag to fly at half-staff for COVID-19 victims, workers

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state flag to fly at half-staff for COVID-19 victims, workers

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered that the state flag fly at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims and health care workers. Read full article: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan order state fl...→

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to reopen state is premature

The first businesses allowed to reopen on May 1 include retail stores, shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, museums and libraries. Read full article: Health experts suggest Texas Gov. Greg A...→

Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' plan to reopen state

Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' plan to reopen state

Gov. DeSantis' announcement comes as the state of Florida had been under a "safer-at-home" order since early April. On Wednesday, he shared that the first phas [...] Read full article: Florida leaders react to Gov. DeSantis' ...→

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Closure Of All Beaches, State Parks

The memo, obtained by CBS Los Angeles, said the decision was made after crowds flocked to open beaches, in violation of the state's shelter-in-place order. Read full article: Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Expected To Ann...→

State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Gov. Whitmer To Ease Ban On Non-Essential Procedures

State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Gov. Whitmer To Ease Ban On Non-Essential Procedures

Michigan Senate Republicans passed a resolution Tuesday urging Governor Gretchen Whitmer to lift her five-week old ban on non-essential medical and dental proc [...] Read full article: State Senators Pass Resolution Urging Go...→

VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Phase One Reopening

VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Phase One Reopening

Virginia Gov. Northam said the state would begin reopening its economy after it was almost completely shut down over the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: VA Gov. Admits State Met Metrics for Pha...→