coronavirus

BLOG: The Decimation of the Public Sector Workforce

BLOG: The Decimation of the Public Sector Workforce

The Decimation of the Public Sector Workforce On June 4th, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released a startling report that “state budget shortfalls will ultimately reach about 15 percent in the current fiscal year (which ends on June 30 in most states) and...
PEERMail: Wrong Approach to Reopening

PEERMail: Wrong Approach to Reopening

Wrong Approach to Reopening Three months into the COVID-19 pandemic, federal agencies are under tremendous pressure from the White House to bring those who have been working at home back to their offices. That is the wrong approach to reopening. COVID-19 isn’t going...
EPA Halts Re-Opening New England Office

EPA Halts Re-Opening New England Office

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 8, 2020 Contact: Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 EPA Halts Re-Opening New England Office Data Shows Infections Still Exceed CDC “Gating Criteria” for Phase One Boston — The U.S. Environmental Protection...
PEERMail: 100,000 and Counting – A Grim Milestone

PEERMail: 100,000 and Counting – A Grim Milestone

As America passes a grim mortality milestone of 100,000 and counting for the COVID-19 pandemic, this immense and mounting death toll highlights the distressing extent of our national incapacity. Three aspects of our current situation stand out to me – Our inability to...