The novel coronavirus has tested the durability of federal, state and local governments around the country and the world. This list of resources is meant to connect leaders with useful tools to aid in response efforts.
By Dustin Haisler, Futures and Innovation Editor | March 20, 2020
As unemployment claims continue to spike, the Labor Department’s website couldn’t handle the huge increase in volume. “We are going to work to make sure people get the unemployment that they need to get through this crisis.”
By Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press | April 4, 2020
Anonymized cellphone data are being used to track social distancing effects, but the public shouldn’t be complacent with the method. This pandemic will set the precedent for how these crises are managed in the future.
Lobbyists can't grab lawmakers outside of chambers and committee rooms anymore. They're doing their best to stay in the loop through calls and texts but complain the legislative process has become a lot less transparent.
By Alan Greenblatt, Senior Staff Writer | April 3, 2020