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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...→

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...→

Ohio State football stadium could house up to 50,000 fans 'if guidelines are relaxed' by fall: athletic director

Ohio State football stadium could house up to 50,000 fans 'if guidelines are relaxed' by fall: athletic director

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is optimistic that Buckeyes fans will be in the stands this fall, so much so that believes the stadium will be at nearl [...] Read full article: Ohio State football stadium could house ...→

California Universities to Edure 10% State Budget Cut After COVID-19 - Times of San Diego

California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year. Read full article: California Universities to Edure 10% Sta...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask, says faces reflect 'image of God'

Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask, says faces reflect 'image of God'

An Ohio state lawmaker refuses to wear a face mask after Gov. Mike DeWine's plea to Ohioans to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask,...→

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...→

Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could Be As Much As $315 Million

Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could Be As Much As $315 Million

This time of year, LAWA normally reports an average of 1,900 flights a day, but that number is down to 400 during the pandemic — and most of those flights are [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could ...→

31 million new cases of domestic violence expected globally if coronavirus lockdown lasts six months: Report

31 million new cases of domestic violence expected globally if coronavirus lockdown lasts six months: Report

"Projections show that if violence increases by 20 percent during periods of lockdown, there would be an additional 15 million cases of intimate partner violen [...] Read full article: 31 million new cases of domestic violenc...→

San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Shortfall Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Shortfall Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

The city of San Jose is facing a $45 million budget deficit, much of it rapidly brought on by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Sho...→

Ohio outlines steps to begin reopening state; manufacturing can start May 4

Gov. Mike DeWine's rolling plan to open up business sectors differs from Michigan, which has not yet outlined specific plans to allow manufacturing to resume. Read full article: Ohio outlines steps to begin reopening s...→

Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah with No. 3 pick

Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah with No. 3 pick

The Detroit Lions have selected Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah with the No. 3 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Read full article: Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Ok...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that she hoped to "lead by example" in cutting her own salary by 10 percent as the state struggles with a budget shortfall due to th [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 ...→

State coronavirus budget includes two secret chartered flights from Shanghai (LIVE UPDATES)

State coronavirus budget includes two secret chartered flights from Shanghai (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced Tuesday that the state has spent more than $174 million on purchases related to COVID-19, including supplies such [...] Read full article: State coronavirus budget includes two se...→

Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Football Players Changes Plea

Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Football Players Changes Plea

An indictment unsealed late last year in federal court in Columbus accuses Daniel Rippy of making the "electronic communication" threat from California during [...] Read full article: Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Foo...→

Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% during first 2 months of coronavirus pandemic, state data shows

Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% during first 2 months of coronavirus pandemic, state data shows

Colorado recorded a nearly 20% increase in deaths in March and April as the novel coronavirus swept the state, according to state data that provides an early g [...] Read full article: Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% dur...→

Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexually abused by team doctor

Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexually abused by team doctor

"The process will account for wide variations in abuse and provide a pathway for survivor healing," Richard Schulte, one of the lawyers for the men, said in th [...] Read full article: Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexu...→

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

"Creating more uncertainty regarding public health and employee safety is the last thing we need as we work to restore consumer confidence in Ohio's economy," [...] Read full article: Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns...→

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...→

Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he played through injury vs. Ohio State in 2016

Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he played through injury vs. Ohio State in 2016

Former Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight offered some insight about how the Wolverines were able to lose “The Big Game” against Ohio State in 2016. Read full article: Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he...→

Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no panacea to state budget woes

Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no panacea to state budget woes

Eventually, there will be a reckoning over the states’ profligacy, and the federal government’s addiction to borrowing and printing money. Now is not that time [...] Read full article: Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no...→

Disneyland and other theme parks can’t reopen for months under state plan

Disneyland and other theme parks can’t reopen for months under state plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and California Department of Public Health director Dr. Sonia Angell laid out a four-stage roadmap for reopening California’s econ [...] Read full article: Disneyland and other theme parks can’t r...→

State budget sinking and big cuts coming

State budget sinking and big cuts coming

Let’s hope they don’t miss another opportunity to set California’s finances on a better course. Read full article: State budget sinking and big cuts coming...→

New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs Available In Illinois; State To Distribute $112 Million In Extra Food Stamp Benefits

New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs Available In Illinois; State To Distribute $112 Million In Extra Food Stamp Benefits

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has secured loan relief options with 20 private student loan servicers. Read full article: New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs...→

Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State Workers Are Still Getting Paid

Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State Workers Are Still Getting Paid

Protesters gathered at Ohio’s state capital on Saturday calling for the coronavirus lockdown to end so people can get back to work. Read full article: Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State W...→

Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 million in first three months of 2020

Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 million in first three months of 2020

The RNC and the Trump campaign together brought in $63 million in March alone, a dip from the $86 million raised in February. Read full article: Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 mill...→

Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million budget deficit after COVID-19 shutdown of stores, theater

Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million budget deficit after COVID-19 shutdown of stores, theater

To compare it to the Great Recession that started in 2008, the city lost about 28 percent in sales tax over four years, which was recovered over about the same [...] Read full article: Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million bu...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19 million to $34 million budget deficit in 2021

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19 million to $34 million budget deficit in 2021

At a time of plummeting sales tax revenue, St. Paul has already dug deep into budget coffers to cover $7.4 million in  “unexpected but necessary expenses” rela [...] Read full article: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19...→

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

An Ohio State Representative cited his Christian religion in his decision not to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic earlier this week. Read full article: Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants ...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies of coronavirus

Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies of coronavirus

Tina Reeves, who worked at the Pickaway Correctional Institution in Orient, Ohio died of COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said. Read full article: Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies ...→

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says State Is 'Weeks, Not Months' Away From Opening Some Businesses, Schools

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says State Is 'Weeks, Not Months' Away From Opening Some Businesses, Schools

California Gov. Gavin Newsom offered additional details Tuesday on plans for the state's economic recovery from the effects of coronavirus pandemic, saying som [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says Sta...→

NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah at No. 3

NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah at No. 3

No doubt the Lions needed help in the secondary. They had the worst pass defense in the NFL last season — and traded disgruntled Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Sla [...] Read full article: NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jef...→

Connecticut State Workers to Receive $350 Million in Raises as 100,000 Lose Private Sector Jobs

Connecticut State Workers to Receive $350 Million in Raises as 100,000 Lose Private Sector Jobs

Connecticut state workers will receive $350 million in raises while 100,000 private jobs are lost due to the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Connecticut State Workers to Receive $35...→

Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative agree to end contract in $62.5 million deal

Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative agree to end contract in $62.5 million deal

The divorce between the Delta-Montrose Electric Association and its wholesale power provide, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, is nearly final [...] Read full article: Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative ag...→

Ohio State football stadium could house up to 50,000 fans 'if guidelines are relaxed' by fall: athletic director

Ohio State football stadium could house up to 50,000 fans 'if guidelines are relaxed' by fall: athletic director

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is optimistic that Buckeyes fans will be in the stands this fall, so much so that believes the stadium will be at nearl [...] Read full article: Ohio State football stadium could house ...→

Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million budget deficit after COVID-19 shutdown of stores, theater

Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million budget deficit after COVID-19 shutdown of stores, theater

To compare it to the Great Recession that started in 2008, the city lost about 28 percent in sales tax over four years, which was recovered over about the same [...] Read full article: Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million bu...→

Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% during first 2 months of coronavirus pandemic, state data shows

Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% during first 2 months of coronavirus pandemic, state data shows

Colorado recorded a nearly 20% increase in deaths in March and April as the novel coronavirus swept the state, according to state data that provides an early g [...] Read full article: Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% dur...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19 million to $34 million budget deficit in 2021

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19 million to $34 million budget deficit in 2021

At a time of plummeting sales tax revenue, St. Paul has already dug deep into budget coffers to cover $7.4 million in  “unexpected but necessary expenses” rela [...] Read full article: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19...→

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

"Creating more uncertainty regarding public health and employee safety is the last thing we need as we work to restore consumer confidence in Ohio's economy," [...] Read full article: Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns...→

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...→

Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could Be As Much As $315 Million

Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could Be As Much As $315 Million

This time of year, LAWA normally reports an average of 1,900 flights a day, but that number is down to 400 during the pandemic — and most of those flights are [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could ...→

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...→

Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no panacea to state budget woes

Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no panacea to state budget woes

Eventually, there will be a reckoning over the states’ profligacy, and the federal government’s addiction to borrowing and printing money. Now is not that time [...] Read full article: Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no...→

San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Shortfall Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Shortfall Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

The city of San Jose is facing a $45 million budget deficit, much of it rapidly brought on by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Sho...→

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says State Is 'Weeks, Not Months' Away From Opening Some Businesses, Schools

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says State Is 'Weeks, Not Months' Away From Opening Some Businesses, Schools

California Gov. Gavin Newsom offered additional details Tuesday on plans for the state's economic recovery from the effects of coronavirus pandemic, saying som [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says Sta...→

State budget sinking and big cuts coming

State budget sinking and big cuts coming

Let’s hope they don’t miss another opportunity to set California’s finances on a better course. Read full article: State budget sinking and big cuts coming...→

Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah with No. 3 pick

Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah with No. 3 pick

The Detroit Lions have selected Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah with the No. 3 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Read full article: Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Ok...→

Connecticut State Workers to Receive $350 Million in Raises as 100,000 Lose Private Sector Jobs

Connecticut State Workers to Receive $350 Million in Raises as 100,000 Lose Private Sector Jobs

Connecticut state workers will receive $350 million in raises while 100,000 private jobs are lost due to the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Connecticut State Workers to Receive $35...→

Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State Workers Are Still Getting Paid

Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State Workers Are Still Getting Paid

Protesters gathered at Ohio’s state capital on Saturday calling for the coronavirus lockdown to end so people can get back to work. Read full article: Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State W...→

State coronavirus budget includes two secret chartered flights from Shanghai (LIVE UPDATES)

State coronavirus budget includes two secret chartered flights from Shanghai (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced Tuesday that the state has spent more than $174 million on purchases related to COVID-19, including supplies such [...] Read full article: State coronavirus budget includes two se...→

Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Football Players Changes Plea

Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Football Players Changes Plea

An indictment unsealed late last year in federal court in Columbus accuses Daniel Rippy of making the "electronic communication" threat from California during [...] Read full article: Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Foo...→

California Universities to Edure 10% State Budget Cut After COVID-19 - Times of San Diego

California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year. Read full article: California Universities to Edure 10% Sta...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexually abused by team doctor

Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexually abused by team doctor

"The process will account for wide variations in abuse and provide a pathway for survivor healing," Richard Schulte, one of the lawyers for the men, said in th [...] Read full article: Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexu...→

Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask, says faces reflect 'image of God'

Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask, says faces reflect 'image of God'

An Ohio state lawmaker refuses to wear a face mask after Gov. Mike DeWine's plea to Ohioans to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask,...→

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

An Ohio State Representative cited his Christian religion in his decision not to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic earlier this week. Read full article: Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants ...→

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...→

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 ...→

Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he played through injury vs. Ohio State in 2016

Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he played through injury vs. Ohio State in 2016

Former Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight offered some insight about how the Wolverines were able to lose “The Big Game” against Ohio State in 2016. Read full article: Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he...→

31 million new cases of domestic violence expected globally if coronavirus lockdown lasts six months: Report

31 million new cases of domestic violence expected globally if coronavirus lockdown lasts six months: Report

"Projections show that if violence increases by 20 percent during periods of lockdown, there would be an additional 15 million cases of intimate partner violen [...] Read full article: 31 million new cases of domestic violenc...→

Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies of coronavirus

Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies of coronavirus

Tina Reeves, who worked at the Pickaway Correctional Institution in Orient, Ohio died of COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said. Read full article: Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies ...→

Disneyland and other theme parks can’t reopen for months under state plan

Disneyland and other theme parks can’t reopen for months under state plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and California Department of Public Health director Dr. Sonia Angell laid out a four-stage roadmap for reopening California’s econ [...] Read full article: Disneyland and other theme parks can’t r...→

Ohio outlines steps to begin reopening state; manufacturing can start May 4

Gov. Mike DeWine's rolling plan to open up business sectors differs from Michigan, which has not yet outlined specific plans to allow manufacturing to resume. Read full article: Ohio outlines steps to begin reopening s...→

NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah at No. 3

NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah at No. 3

No doubt the Lions needed help in the secondary. They had the worst pass defense in the NFL last season — and traded disgruntled Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Sla [...] Read full article: NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jef...→

New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs Available In Illinois; State To Distribute $112 Million In Extra Food Stamp Benefits

New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs Available In Illinois; State To Distribute $112 Million In Extra Food Stamp Benefits

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has secured loan relief options with 20 private student loan servicers. Read full article: New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that she hoped to "lead by example" in cutting her own salary by 10 percent as the state struggles with a budget shortfall due to th [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 ...→

Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative agree to end contract in $62.5 million deal

Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative agree to end contract in $62.5 million deal

The divorce between the Delta-Montrose Electric Association and its wholesale power provide, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, is nearly final [...] Read full article: Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative ag...→

Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 million in first three months of 2020

Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 million in first three months of 2020

The RNC and the Trump campaign together brought in $63 million in March alone, a dip from the $86 million raised in February. Read full article: Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 mill...→

Ohio State football stadium could house up to 50,000 fans 'if guidelines are relaxed' by fall: athletic director

Ohio State football stadium could house up to 50,000 fans 'if guidelines are relaxed' by fall: athletic director

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is optimistic that Buckeyes fans will be in the stands this fall, so much so that believes the stadium will be at nearl [...] Read full article: Ohio State football stadium could house ...→

Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Football Players Changes Plea

Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Football Players Changes Plea

An indictment unsealed late last year in federal court in Columbus accuses Daniel Rippy of making the "electronic communication" threat from California during [...] Read full article: Suspect In Game Threat To Ohio State Foo...→

Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million budget deficit after COVID-19 shutdown of stores, theater

Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million budget deficit after COVID-19 shutdown of stores, theater

To compare it to the Great Recession that started in 2008, the city lost about 28 percent in sales tax over four years, which was recovered over about the same [...] Read full article: Walnut Creek braces for $12.1 million bu...→

California Universities to Edure 10% State Budget Cut After COVID-19 - Times of San Diego

California’s budget heartache means its public colleges and universities are expected to receive nearly $2 billion less than planned for the coming year. Read full article: California Universities to Edure 10% Sta...→

Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% during first 2 months of coronavirus pandemic, state data shows

Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% during first 2 months of coronavirus pandemic, state data shows

Colorado recorded a nearly 20% increase in deaths in March and April as the novel coronavirus swept the state, according to state data that provides an early g [...] Read full article: Deaths in Colorado jumped nearly 20% dur...→

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders meet today to address major budget shortfall due to COVID-19

State leaders are meeting virtually Friday morning to address a major budget shortfall due to COVID-19. Read full article: State leaders meet today to address majo...→

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to Convene to Address Budget, Small Business Relief

With a wide variety of issues facing the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on the General Assembly to convene and beg [...] Read full article: Pritzker Calls on State Legislature to C...→

Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexually abused by team doctor

Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexually abused by team doctor

"The process will account for wide variations in abuse and provide a pathway for survivor healing," Richard Schulte, one of the lawyers for the men, said in th [...] Read full article: Ohio State will pay $41M to 162 men sexu...→

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19 million to $34 million budget deficit in 2021

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19 million to $34 million budget deficit in 2021

At a time of plummeting sales tax revenue, St. Paul has already dug deep into budget coffers to cover $7.4 million in  “unexpected but necessary expenses” rela [...] Read full article: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Expect $19...→

Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask, says faces reflect 'image of God'

Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask, says faces reflect 'image of God'

An Ohio state lawmaker refuses to wear a face mask after Gov. Mike DeWine's plea to Ohioans to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Ohio state rep defends not wearing mask,...→

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns GOP-led House-passed bill to limit state health director's powers

"Creating more uncertainty regarding public health and employee safety is the last thing we need as we work to restore consumer confidence in Ohio's economy," [...] Read full article: Republican Ohio Governor DeWine condemns...→

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants others to know he was made in God's 'image and likeness'

An Ohio State Representative cited his Christian religion in his decision not to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic earlier this week. Read full article: Ohio state rep won't wear a mask, wants ...→

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...→

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 ...→

Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could Be As Much As $315 Million

Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could Be As Much As $315 Million

This time of year, LAWA normally reports an average of 1,900 flights a day, but that number is down to 400 during the pandemic — and most of those flights are [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: LAX Budget Shortfall Could ...→

Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he played through injury vs. Ohio State in 2016

Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he played through injury vs. Ohio State in 2016

Former Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight offered some insight about how the Wolverines were able to lose “The Big Game” against Ohio State in 2016. Read full article: Ex-Michigan QB Wilton Speight reveals he...→

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...→

31 million new cases of domestic violence expected globally if coronavirus lockdown lasts six months: Report

31 million new cases of domestic violence expected globally if coronavirus lockdown lasts six months: Report

"Projections show that if violence increases by 20 percent during periods of lockdown, there would be an additional 15 million cases of intimate partner violen [...] Read full article: 31 million new cases of domestic violenc...→

Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no panacea to state budget woes

Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no panacea to state budget woes

Eventually, there will be a reckoning over the states’ profligacy, and the federal government’s addiction to borrowing and printing money. Now is not that time [...] Read full article: Allowing states to declare bankruptcy no...→

Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies of coronavirus

Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies of coronavirus

Tina Reeves, who worked at the Pickaway Correctional Institution in Orient, Ohio died of COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said. Read full article: Nurse working at Ohio state prison dies ...→

San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Shortfall Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Shortfall Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

The city of San Jose is facing a $45 million budget deficit, much of it rapidly brought on by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Jose Facing A $45 Million Budget Sho...→

Disneyland and other theme parks can’t reopen for months under state plan

Disneyland and other theme parks can’t reopen for months under state plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and California Department of Public Health director Dr. Sonia Angell laid out a four-stage roadmap for reopening California’s econ [...] Read full article: Disneyland and other theme parks can’t r...→

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says State Is 'Weeks, Not Months' Away From Opening Some Businesses, Schools

Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says State Is 'Weeks, Not Months' Away From Opening Some Businesses, Schools

California Gov. Gavin Newsom offered additional details Tuesday on plans for the state's economic recovery from the effects of coronavirus pandemic, saying som [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says Sta...→

Ohio outlines steps to begin reopening state; manufacturing can start May 4

Gov. Mike DeWine's rolling plan to open up business sectors differs from Michigan, which has not yet outlined specific plans to allow manufacturing to resume. Read full article: Ohio outlines steps to begin reopening s...→

State budget sinking and big cuts coming

State budget sinking and big cuts coming

Let’s hope they don’t miss another opportunity to set California’s finances on a better course. Read full article: State budget sinking and big cuts coming...→

NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah at No. 3

NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah at No. 3

No doubt the Lions needed help in the secondary. They had the worst pass defense in the NFL last season — and traded disgruntled Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Sla [...] Read full article: NFC North: Lions draft Ohio State CB Jef...→

Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah with No. 3 pick

Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah with No. 3 pick

The Detroit Lions have selected Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah with the No. 3 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Read full article: Detroit Lions pick Ohio State CB Jeff Ok...→

New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs Available In Illinois; State To Distribute $112 Million In Extra Food Stamp Benefits

New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs Available In Illinois; State To Distribute $112 Million In Extra Food Stamp Benefits

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has secured loan relief options with 20 private student loan servicers. Read full article: New Student Loan Payment Relief Programs...→

Connecticut State Workers to Receive $350 Million in Raises as 100,000 Lose Private Sector Jobs

Connecticut State Workers to Receive $350 Million in Raises as 100,000 Lose Private Sector Jobs

Connecticut state workers will receive $350 million in raises while 100,000 private jobs are lost due to the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Connecticut State Workers to Receive $35...→

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 percent pay cut as state tightens budget over coronavirus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said that she hoped to "lead by example" in cutting her own salary by 10 percent as the state struggles with a budget shortfall due to th [...] Read full article: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer takes 10 ...→

Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State Workers Are Still Getting Paid

Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State Workers Are Still Getting Paid

Protesters gathered at Ohio’s state capital on Saturday calling for the coronavirus lockdown to end so people can get back to work. Read full article: Ohio Protester: Unfair Governor, State W...→

Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative agree to end contract in $62.5 million deal

Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative agree to end contract in $62.5 million deal

The divorce between the Delta-Montrose Electric Association and its wholesale power provide, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, is nearly final [...] Read full article: Tri-State, Delta-Montrose cooperative ag...→

State coronavirus budget includes two secret chartered flights from Shanghai (LIVE UPDATES)

State coronavirus budget includes two secret chartered flights from Shanghai (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced Tuesday that the state has spent more than $174 million on purchases related to COVID-19, including supplies such [...] Read full article: State coronavirus budget includes two se...→

Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 million in first three months of 2020

Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 million in first three months of 2020

The RNC and the Trump campaign together brought in $63 million in March alone, a dip from the $86 million raised in February. Read full article: Trump campaign and RNC rake in $212 mill...→