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State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Congress is headed toward a fourth COVID-19 relief package – and arguably the first one directly addressing state and local governments’ pandemic-induced fiscal crisis ...
May 12, 2020Tracy Gordon
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently said he is “in favor of allowing states to use the bankruptcy route,” instead of Congress providing them...
April 24, 2020Richard C. Auxier
: TaxVox
The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law last week will allocate roughly $200 billion in fiscal relief to...
March 30, 2020Tracy GordonRichard C. Auxier
: TaxVox
The United States has very little experience coping with pandemics, let alone their fiscal implications. As the crisis progresses, state leaders may be inclined to...
March 19, 2020Donnie Charleston