David Scheffler

Ohio senators plead for federal help as pandemic threatens to gut cities’ budgets

BY: - May 1, 2020

WASHINGTON — Ohio’s senators are joining forces around a hotly contested issue on Capitol Hill: federal aid for ailing state and local governments. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Ohio cities are facing massive revenue losses that threaten funding for police and fire departments, schools, trash collectors, food banks, libraries, museums, and civic spaces. […]