"88% of local leaders say they're preparing for painful reductions in revenue this year because of the pandemic, according to a National League of Cities survey."
Small guv advocates might celebrate cutbacks, but most residents realize these cuts translate into FEWER SERVICES for neighborhoods, small biz and residents.
More insight into local impact:
About 1,000 contract employees of a federal agency have received notice that their jobs face elimination in what would be one of the largest mass layoffs of the year for the Kansas City area. The Kansas City newspaepr reports that the employees work for the National Benefits Center, which processes paperwork for the U.S.