The second punch is coming this fall as state and local governments deal with less revenue from less tax revenue…
More lay-off’s will add to the jobless numbers….
“Spending cuts by state and local governments grappling with the coronavirus pandemic pose a headwind to the U.S. economic recovery as lawmakers consider how much federal aid to provide,” the Wall Street Journal reports.
“State and local governments reduced spending at a 5.6% annual rate in the second quarter as they laid off workers and pulled back on services to offset plunging tax revenues. More cuts are on the way.”