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April 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM
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This week at CBPP, we focused on COVID-19, the economy, health, the federal budget, and federal taxes.

Chart of the Week — COVID-19 State Budget Shortfalls Could Be Largest on Record

A variety of news outlets featured CBPP’s work and experts this past week. Here are some of the highlights:

Treasury department’s workload surges amid critical staffing shortage
ABC News
April 17, 2020

Coronavirus threatens $500bn hole in US state budgets
Financial Times
April 17, 2020

Michigan set to lose billions in tax revenue as coronavirus hits state budgets nationwide
MLive
April 17, 2020

States and cities are “falling off a cliff” as the economic crisis sets in
Vox
April 16, 2020

A Gloomy Prediction on How Much Poverty Could Rise
New York Times
April 16, 2020

Health Coverage for Unemployed Harder to Come By in Some States
Stateline
April 14, 2020

How Panic Buying Has Put an Incredible Strain on Food Banks Even as the Need for Them Explodes
ProPublica
April 13, 2020

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