https://www.afscme.org/rss/filter/issues-state-local-budgets Mon, 10 Aug 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Blog: State and Local Budgets Feed AFSCME Blog: State and Local Budgets Feed hourly 1 To honor Black history, fund our front-line heroes https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-honor-black-history-fund-our-front-line-heroes Thu, 25 Feb 2021 18:39:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-honor-black-history-fund-our-front-line-heroes State and local leaders demand ‘immediate action’ on federal aid https://www.afscme.org/blog/state-and-local-leaders-demand-immediate-action-on-federal-aid Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:48:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/state-and-local-leaders-demand-immediate-action-on-federal-aid AFSCME retiree Sue Conard calls on Congress to fund the front lines https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-retiree-sue-conard-calls-on-congress-to-fund-the-front-lines Mon, 08 Feb 2021 19:19:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-retiree-sue-conard-calls-on-congress-to-fund-the-front-lines U.S. Conference of Mayors calls on Congress to go big on funding the front lines https://www.afscme.org/blog/us-conference-on-mayors-calls-on-congress-to-go-big-on-funding-the-front-lines Wed, 03 Feb 2021 19:09:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/us-conference-on-mayors-calls-on-congress-to-go-big-on-funding-the-front-lines Saunders says latest GOP stimulus proposal ‘falls spectacularly short’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/saunders-says-latest-gop-stimulus-proposal-falls-spectacularly-short Tue, 02 Feb 2021 15:00:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/saunders-says-latest-gop-stimulus-proposal-falls-spectacularly-short AFSCME’s Saunders: Biden plan to aid public services is ‘a massive step forward’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscmes-saunders-biden-plan-to-aid-public-services-is-a-massive-step-forward Fri, 15 Jan 2021 20:14:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscmes-saunders-biden-plan-to-aid-public-services-is-a-massive-step-forward As Biden-Harris take over, AFSCME renews calls for federal aid for public services https://www.afscme.org/blog/as-biden-harris-take-over-afscme-renews-calls-for-federal-aid-for-public-services Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:41:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/as-biden-harris-take-over-afscme-renews-calls-for-federal-aid-for-public-services Saunders blasts COVID relief package as ‘a slap in the face’ to working people https://www.afscme.org/blog/saunders-blasts-covid-relief-package-as-a-slap-in-the-face-to-working-people Mon, 21 Dec 2020 15:48:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/saunders-blasts-covid-relief-package-as-a-slap-in-the-face-to-working-people Another reason to involve yourself in the GA Senate runoffs – funding for front-line heroes https://www.afscme.org/blog/another-reason-to-involve-yourself-in-the-ga-senate-runoffs-funding-for-front-line-heroes Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:28:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/another-reason-to-involve-yourself-in-the-ga-senate-runoffs-funding-for-front-line-heroes AFSCME respiratory therapist in remarks to Congress: ‘I want you to wear a mask’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-respiratory-therapist-in-remarks-to-congress-i-want-you-to-wear-a-mask Thu, 10 Dec 2020 16:32:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-respiratory-therapist-in-remarks-to-congress-i-want-you-to-wear-a-mask Western New Yorkers claim victory for retiree health benefits https://www.afscme.org/blog/western-new-yorkers-claim-victory-for-retiree-health-benefits Mon, 07 Dec 2020 19:10:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/western-new-yorkers-claim-victory-for-retiree-health-benefits Facing an ‘economic battering,’ Congress must fund the front lines https://www.afscme.org/blog/facing-an-economic-battering-congress-must-fund-the-front-lines Fri, 04 Dec 2020 18:58:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/facing-an-economic-battering-congress-must-fund-the-front-lines Finally, a seat at the table for Nevada state workers https://www.afscme.org/blog/finally-a-seat-at-the-table-for-nevada-state-workers Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:03:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/finally-a-seat-at-the-table-for-nevada-state-workers Western New York workers rally to save retiree health care benefits https://www.afscme.org/blog/western-new-york-workers-rally-to-save-retiree-health-care-benefits Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:32:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/western-new-york-workers-rally-to-save-retiree-health-care-benefits To Fund The Front Lines, We Need to Win in Georgia https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-fund-the-front-lines-we-need-to-win-in-georgia Mon, 23 Nov 2020 20:11:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-fund-the-front-lines-we-need-to-win-in-georgia Child care providers file unfair practice charge against California https://www.afscme.org/blog/child-care-providers-file-unfair-practice-charge-against-california Thu, 19 Nov 2020 17:13:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/child-care-providers-file-unfair-practice-charge-against-california NYC public employees reach agreement with the city, avoiding layoffs https://www.afscme.org/blog/nyc-public-employees-reach-agreement-with-the-city-avoiding-layoffs Fri, 13 Nov 2020 17:40:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/nyc-public-employees-reach-agreement-with-the-city-avoiding-layoffs Harris urges union members to vote, show their power https://www.afscme.org/blog/harris-urges-union-members-to-vote-show-their-power Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:06:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/harris-urges-union-members-to-vote-show-their-power CA child care providers hold candlelight vigils to draw attention to COVID-19 impact https://www.afscme.org/blog/ca-child-care-providers-hold-candlelight-vigils-to-draw-attention-to-covid-19-impact Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:03:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/ca-child-care-providers-hold-candlelight-vigils-to-draw-attention-to-covid-19-impact Syracuse, N.Y., unions avoid layoffs, negotiate across-the-board furloughs instead https://www.afscme.org/blog/syracuse-ny-unions-avoid-layoffs-negotiate-across-the-board-furloughs-instead Wed, 28 Oct 2020 15:57:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/syracuse-ny-unions-avoid-layoffs-negotiate-across-the-board-furloughs-instead In final debate, Biden offers unity, clear path forward https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-final-debate-biden-offers-unity-clear-path-forward Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:41:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-final-debate-biden-offers-unity-clear-path-forward Senate’s ‘skinny’ COVID-19 relief bill is just a ‘ploy,’ says Saunders https://www.afscme.org/blog/senates-skinny-covid-19-relief-bill-is-just-a-ploy-says-saunders Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:23:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/senates-skinny-covid-19-relief-bill-is-just-a-ploy-says-saunders Ending state, local aid negotiations shows depth of Trump’s ‘callousness and cruelty’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/ending-state-local-aid-negotiations-shows-depth-of-trumps-callousness-and-cruelty Wed, 07 Oct 2020 21:59:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/ending-state-local-aid-negotiations-shows-depth-of-trumps-callousness-and-cruelty California family child care providers sound the alarm on a system in crisis https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-family-child-care-providers-sound-the-alarm-on-a-system-in-crisis Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:42:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-family-child-care-providers-sound-the-alarm-on-a-system-in-crisis In San Antonio, AFSCME members win victory against layoffs https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-san-antonio-afscme-members-win-victory-against-layoffs Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:18:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-san-antonio-afscme-members-win-victory-against-layoffs