Schools, medical malpractice, speed limits and a plague of grasshoppers; an examination of previous special legislative sessions reveals an unsurprising common thread — money.
The state’s economy shut down like the flip of a switch. An examination of three key sectors demonstrates how turning it back on won’t be nearly so fast, simple or easy.
The COVID-19 CARES Act is so involved, complex and voluminous that Congress may have had to pass it to see what all was in it. In short, there is something in it for nearly everybody.
Economist Michael Madden parses which sectors will be hardest hit by the current economic crisis and how they overlay with the state’s economy.
Some economic events are so rare and disruptive that they fundamentally change the landscape. Economist Mike Madden examines the COVID-19 pandemic through that lens.