Mar 16, 2020

What the Fed is up to

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Markets are falling again this morning, even with a big move to boost the U.S. economy in the face of COVID-19. What do municipalities' rainy day funds look like right now? Severe drops in public transit ridership.

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With COVID-19 slowing local economies, cities and towns may need to tap rainy day funds

Mar 16, 2020
Municipalities may find their tax revenues declining.
After years of a strong economy, how are cities' and towns' rainy day funds doing?
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COVID-19 could stress mass transit budgets

Mar 16, 2020
The San Francisco Bay Area’s transit system says it’s losing $500,000 a day in lost fares.
Ridership is down during the coronavirus.
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