Cities face unprecedented budget shortfalls | NCVRW 2020 – EfficientGov

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, cities are beginning to face yet another challenge: how to continue essential operations without the tax revenue to fund them. With no definitive end in sight for the social distancing measures that are keeping communities safe, many municipalities are considering drastic measures to stay afloat, including furloughing police officers and other vital public safety personnel.

We’re also highlighting this week how local governments can help bring awareness to the rights of crime victims in their communities, which, as contributor Megan Wells explains, are disproportionately likely to be homeless.

— The EfficientGov Team


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