GovWin SLED Coronavirus Recon

Published: June 16, 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

  • (Washington) Coronavirus updates: King County applies for Phase 2 of reopening
    • The King County Board of Health approved a motion to send the application for Phase 2 of reopening to Washington state.
  • (North Carolina) Gov. Cooper: Decision on Phase 3 expected early next week
    • State officials are expected to announce whether North Carolina will transition into Phase 3 of reopening in the near future.
  • Fired Florida GIS manager creates her own coronavirus dashboard
    • The data scientist who was fired last month by the Florida Department of Health after she accused her superiors of wanting to manipulate statistics related to the spread of the coronavirus launched her own data dashboard to track COVID-19 last weekend to counter the official figures being put out by the state.
  •  Sisolak: Nevada not ready to enter Phase 3 of reopening; special session coming this month
    • Gov. Sisolak said that the state is not yet ready to enter “Phase 3” of business reopening amid an uptick of people testing positive for COVID-19. The Governor also said he will call lawmakers to the capital sometime this month to address a sizable state budget hole, and he declined to rule out asking for a tax increase to help fill a budget gap estimated at close to $900 million just for the fiscal year that concludes at the end of June.
  • How COVID-19 is Driving Big Job Losses in State and Local Government
    • In the public sector, officials responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by furloughing workers at shuttered facilities and trimming payrolls in the face of substantial projected budget shortfalls. Colleges, school districts, and other areas of state and local government have shed approximately 1.5 million jobs since March, but most have been furloughs or temporary layoffs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In all, employment for the sector has fallen to its lowest levels since 2001, eclipsing the declines that followed the Great Recession.
  • Governor Hutchinson Signs Three Executive Orders Regarding COVID-19 In Arkansas
    • Arkansas Governor Hutchinson has signed three executive orders regarding worker’s compensation coverage, medical immunity and business liability during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • DeSantis defies critics as coronavirus spreads in Florida
    • Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis proudly welcomed the Republican National Convention to Jacksonville last week. On Sunday, he marked the official return of audience-attended professional sports in Florida by waving the green flag to start the NASCAR Cup Series Dixie Vodka 400 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In between, he urged schools to reopen next fall.

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