During the coronavirus recession, the focus should be on replacement income for individuals. Leave other things, such as Trump’s $2 trillion infrastructure program, to another day.
The measurement is found in the avalanche of unemployment claims.
The $2 trillion economic rescue package will help some endure the induced recession as a coronavirus response. But it won’t materially affect its course or contours.
The skinny budget gives the state a sizeable cushion for the inevitable decline in state tax collections. But it might not be enough.
Price spikes are the only real cure for hoarding.
A focus on the vulnerable population might have produced most of the public health benefits with considerably less disruption and economic damage.
Although the bill was voted down in the Senate Education Committee, the idea of letting community colleges offer four-year degrees is finally gaining traction.
Next year’s state budget depends on a huge surplus from this year. The coronavirus will likely shrink that, requiring recalculation.
Trump and Congress are certain to do the wrong thing regarding the economic effects of the coronavirus reaction. The Fed already has.
Based on a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, if the constitutionality of the much maligned immigration bill were before the current court, it might be mostly upheld rather than mostly struck down.