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You can view a recording of the March 26th webinar roundtable for assistance with online instruction below.

In addition, please check out these links below for articles and other resources for application in budgeting and financial management courses.


General Reference:

WellsFargo: Policy Response Monitor (Updated 24 April 2020)

CRFB: A Visualization of the CARES Act

ProMarket: Captured Western Governments Are Failing the Coronavirus Test

Governing: States and Cities Face the Prospect of Severe Budget Shortfalls

Making Smart Cuts: Lessons from the 1990s Budget Front

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget: The Debt Fixer

NLC City Fiscal Conditions 2019 Report

NASBO COVID-19 Resources

GFOA Resource Center

ICMA Crisis Response Resources



Articles on Cutback Budgeting:

Levine, Charles H. “Organizational Decline and Cutback Management.” Public Administration Review.
Vol. 38, No. 4 (Jul. – Aug., 1978), pp. 316-325

Scoresone, Eric A. and Christina Pierhoples. “Fiscal Stress and Cutback Management Amongst State and Local Governments: What Have We Learned and What Remains to Be Learned?” State and Local Government Review. (August 13, 2010).

Nelson, Kimberly L. “Municipal Choices during a Recession: Bounded Rationality and Innovation.” State and Local Government Review. (July 23, 2012).

Pandey, Sanjay K. “Cutback Management and the Paradox of Publicness.” Public Administration Review. Vol. 70, Issue 4 (July/August 2010), pp. 564-571.


Public Finance Response:

Survey: COVID-19 Implications for NC Municipalities

Survey: COVID-19 Implications for NC Counties

Federal Reserve lowers Population Limits, expands Maturity Period on Municipal Liquidity Facility

The Viruscession: State Tax Implications From the Great Recession

CBO’s Current Economic Projections and a Preliminary Look at Federal Deficits and Debt for 2020 and 2021

Absent Fed Help, State Budgets Will Be the Worst in Decades

(Moody’s) Stress-Testing States: COVID-19

(Volcker) Special Briefing on Stress-Testing State Budgets and the Critical Role of Rainy Day Funds

What Policymakers Should Know About the Fiscal Impact of COVID-19 on Illinois

(Treasury) The CARES Act provides Assistance for State and Local Governments

COVID-19 is an unfolding health and financial crisis for US local governments

(NLC/USCM) The Economy and Cities: What America’s Leaders Are Seeing

Implications of the Coronavirus on Sales Tax Revenue and Local Government Fiscal Health

When will your city feel the fiscal impact of COVID-19?

State Budget Fallout: ‘A Hurricane That Hits All Over the Country’

Is Your City Playing by the (New) Rules to Support a Pandemic Economy?

A State Tries to Chart its Economic Rebound From a Pandemic

Cities and Counties Make Workforce Cuts as Coronavirus Financial Toll Mounts

GASB Considers Delayed Implementation of Several Significant Standards

Nearly 200 Cities Short on Supplies for Dealing With Coronavirus, Mayors Report

(NC) Which Tax and Retirement Deductions Must Be Taken from FFCRA Emergency Paid Leave?

Video: How Should the Federal Government Try to Save the Economy?

Video: Should Cities Bail Out Local Businesses During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

States Confront Fiscal Shock

Finding the Winners: A New Localized Municipal Bond Index

Webinar: NC Zoom Call for Finance Professionals about COVID-19 Response

NC League of Municipalities Projections for State-Collected Local Government Tax Revenue, FY19-20 and FY20-21

States and Cities Face the Prospect of Severe Budget Shortfalls

What the Coronavirus Stock Meltdown Could Mean for Pensions

Transit Agencies Seek Financial Aid