From the Document: "City governments across the nation provide essential services that keep our economy and neighborhoods strong. From sanitation services, water utilities and public health to affordable housing, summer youth programming and public safety, these are the services that make our communities work. As the coronavirus spiraled into a global public health and economic crisis, local leaders and municipal workers were and continue to be on the frontlines of minimizing the spread and preparing to reopen, while minimizing the financial burden of mass unemployment and industry shutdowns on residents and businesses. [...] This report profiles city budgets and details how the pandemic-induced economic downturn is affecting cities nationwide."
2020 National League of Cities. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
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