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Navigating Fiscal Emergencies in the Time of Coronavirus: Tools from the Great Recession Revisited

Declaring a fiscal emergency, and implementing appropriate remedial measures, may be an unfortunate reality for some local agencies in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.

2020-05-19T21:41:11-07:00May 19th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: May 19, 2020

This morning President Trump tweeted that the SF Bay Area will receive over $700 million in federal funds to assist continued operations and support workers at SFO, Muni, and BART. Bay Area transit officials are unsure exactly of [...]

2020-05-19T22:15:17-07:00May 19th, 2020|

Governor Newsom’s May Budget Revision Comes up Short on Local Government Funding—Shifts Pressure to the Federal Government

On May 14, 2020, Governor Newsom presented his 2020-2021 Budget May Revision. The Governor opened by outlining the stark contrast between his optimistic January budget proposal which reflected record low unemployment, a thriving economy and projected surplus of 5.6 billion in revenue with the reality that we are faced with today.

2020-05-15T18:37:19-07:00May 15th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: May 12, 2020

Governor Newsom announced a new executive order on Friday, May 8th. The executive order addresses the November 3, 2020 General Election. The order requires that each county’s elections officials send vote-by-mail ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election [...]

2020-05-13T19:33:40-07:00May 10th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: May 6, 2020

Governor Newsom issued two new executive orders last week, the first of which allows for marriage licenses to be issued by county clerks via videoconference. The second executive order temporarily changes the protocol for verifying need for certain welfare [...]

2020-05-13T19:33:14-07:00May 6th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: April 30, 2020

Governor Newsom announced the launch of a new portal to help parents, including essential workers and vulnerable families, find safe and reliable access to childcare options.  The new portal is available at ca.gov/childcare and enables parents to enter their [...]

2020-05-13T19:32:51-07:00April 30th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: April 29, 2020

During today's daily briefing, Governor Newsom announced the expansion of a "Farm to Family" program and other new initiatives to combat food insecurity. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented level of demand at California food banks [...]

2020-05-13T19:32:28-07:00April 29th, 2020|

COVID-19 News: April 20, 2020

Residents and workers of San Francisco are now subject to a public health order requiring the donning of face coverings in public. Specifically, face coverings must be used at essential businesses, while using public transit or [...]

2020-05-13T19:32:02-07:00April 20th, 2020|