GovWin SLED Coronavirus Recon

Published: May 06, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) PandemicRecon

GovWin's SLED Coronavirus Recon, produced by Deltek's SLED Market Research team, is designed to support awareness and understanding of the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by state, local, and educational (SLED) entities and the contractors that support them.

General

Funding & Economic Impact 

Procurement

Higher Education

  • (New York) New bill would forgive medical school debt for COVID-19 health workers
    • Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., introduced a bill to forgive student loan debt for health care workers treating patients on the COVID-19 front line, many of whom still owe hundreds of thousands of dollars from medical school.
  • Teachers' Unions and Other Groups Call for $500 Billion in Aid for States
    • More than 70 groups, including the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the progressive Center for American Progress, are calling on Congress to approve $500 billion in aid to state governments as part of the next stimulus package. Increasing aid to states is considered important to higher education groups to lessen state cuts to colleges and universities.
  • Missouri Senate passes budget that restores higher ed funding
    • Senators voted 26 to 5 in favor of a higher education spending plan that would give public colleges and universities the same funding next year that they were originally promised this year.
    • Under the state house approved budget, higher ed would get 10% less in state funding during the next fiscal year beginning on July 1. This comes after Missouri needed find approximately $700 million to cut from the state's budget.

K-12 Education

Health Care

Social Services 

Justice/Public Safety

Transportation