The new congressional stimulus package does not include direct aid for states and localities. Only a few states have seen revenues increase from last year, meaning cutbacks are coming due to COVID spending pressures.
By Alan Greenblatt, Senior Staff Writer | December 22, 2020
A coalition of nonprofit community groups have been distributing one-time stipends between $1,000 and $3,000 to families impacted by COVID-19. The groups hope that investments like this continue in the future.
By Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks, The Sacramento Bee | December 9, 2020
The California Dream Index aggregates indicators of equity to determine how the state is faring in its fight against economic inequity, and according to the numbers, there hasn’t been any improvement since 2010.
By Jeong Park, The Sacramento Bee | December 4, 2020
More than 300 medical providers and nonprofit organizations in Lackawanna County received $73.8 million in coronavirus aid, but officials say it isn’t enough to cover their losses. Many are hoping for a second round of aid.
By Terrie Morgan-Besecker, The Times-Tribune | November 30, 2020