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 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 Federal coronavirus relief aid to states, cities and towns is best return on investment, CBO says https://www.afscme.org/blog/federal-coronavirus-relief-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns-is-best-return-on-investment-cbo-says Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:23:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/federal-coronavirus-relief-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns-is-best-return-on-investment-cbo-says EPI report highlights Trump’s failures on coronavirus and need for state and local aid https://www.afscme.org/blog/epi-report-highlights-trumps-failures-on-coronavirus-and-need-for-state-and-local-aid Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:04:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/epi-report-highlights-trumps-failures-on-coronavirus-and-need-for-state-and-local-aid As schools reopen, employees take on more responsibility as they face lack of federal support https://www.afscme.org/blog/as-schools-reopen-employees-take-on-more-responsibility-as-they-face-lack-of-federal-support Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:02:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/as-schools-reopen-employees-take-on-more-responsibility-as-they-face-lack-of-federal-support Misguided coronavirus ‘relief’ bill fails in the Senate https://www.afscme.org/blog/misguided-coronavirus-relief-bill-fails-in-the-senate Thu, 10 Sep 2020 18:56:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/misguided-coronavirus-relief-bill-fails-in-the-senate Rochester school employees rally against layoffs among essential workers https://www.afscme.org/blog/rochester-school-employees-rally-against-layoffs-among-essential-workers Tue, 08 Sep 2020 19:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/rochester-school-employees-rally-against-layoffs-among-essential-workers Voters in another state – Ohio – strongly support federal aid to states, cities, towns, schools https://www.afscme.org/blog/voters-in-another-state-ohio-strongly-support-federal-aid-to-states-cities-towns-schools Fri, 28 Aug 2020 14:55:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/voters-in-another-state-ohio-strongly-support-federal-aid-to-states-cities-towns-schools Labor leaders join their voices together to call on Senate to pass Heroes Act https://www.afscme.org/blog/labor-leaders-join-their-voices-together-to-call-on-senate-to-pass-heroes-act Thu, 06 Aug 2020 21:56:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/labor-leaders-join-their-voices-together-to-call-on-senate-to-pass-heroes-act Voters in seven key states express strong support for $1 trillion in state and local aid https://www.afscme.org/blog/voters-in-seven-key-states-express-strong-support-for-1-trillion-in-state-and-local-aid Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:10:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/voters-in-seven-key-states-express-strong-support-for-1-trillion-in-state-and-local-aid AFSCME President: GOP coronavirus relief bill ‘spectacularly fails to meet the moment’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-gop-coronavirus-relief-bill-spectacularly-fails-to-meet-the-moment Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:34:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-gop-coronavirus-relief-bill-spectacularly-fails-to-meet-the-moment New national ads urge Senate to prevent ‘painful cuts to essential public services’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-national-ads-urge-senate-to-prevent-painful-cuts-to-essential-public-services Mon, 27 Jul 2020 19:24:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-national-ads-urge-senate-to-prevent-painful-cuts-to-essential-public-services The power of a union: Nevada state worker mobilization makes the difference https://www.afscme.org/blog/the-power-of-a-union-nevada-state-worker-mobilization-makes-the-difference Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:15:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/the-power-of-a-union-nevada-state-worker-mobilization-makes-the-difference Arizona poll shows overwhelming support for federal aid to states, cities, towns, schools https://www.afscme.org/blog/arizona-poll-shows-overwhelming-support-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-towns-schools Fri, 24 Jul 2020 17:33:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/arizona-poll-shows-overwhelming-support-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-towns-schools Retirees urged to call the Senate demanding federal aid to states, localities https://www.afscme.org/blog/retirees-urged-to-call-the-senate-demanding-federal-aid-to-states-localities Thu, 23 Jul 2020 20:05:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/retirees-urged-to-call-the-senate-demanding-federal-aid-to-states-localities AFSCME joins Pennsylvania Sen. Casey in calling for federal aid to states, cities and towns https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-joins-pennsylvania-sen-casey-in-calling-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns Wed, 22 Jul 2020 19:49:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-joins-pennsylvania-sen-casey-in-calling-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns