Cratering Revenue

August 31, 2020

Citing Fiscal Emergency, Mayor Garcetti Orders Furloughs For LA City Employees 

Citing the City of LA's dire fiscal circumstances, the absence of certainty regarding future expenditures to combat COVID-19, and with no guarantee of federal or state reimbursement, Mayor Garcetti quietly declared a state of fiscal emergency for the City of Los Angeles on Friday imposing 18 furlough days on city employees. TPR shares the Mayor's order here,

August 28, 2020

The Los Angeles Coalition Insights on State Budget & Tax Proposals

The Los Angeles Coalition’s “Insight on LA” breaks down California’s budget and income tax system, as well as provides changes necessary to safeguard economic development by broadening the state’s tax base.

July 13, 2020

Part 1: Thomas Small on Culver City's Response to #DefundThePolice

Culver City Councilmember Thomas Small sheds light on the complexity of crafting a city budget which must also address understandable public demands to #DefundThePolice while prioritizing the health and safety of all Culver City residents.

May 11, 2020

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer & League of CA Cities’ John Dunbar on California’s Buckling City Budgets

San Diego Mayor, Kevin Faulconer, and board president of the California League of Cities and Mayor of Yountville in Napa County, John Dunbar (pictured), share how drastically city revenues have collapsed as shelter-in-place mandates have frozen entire sectors of the US economy.

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