Sustaining Critical Local Services in the Face of Economic Uncertainty
After a prolonged period of economic growth, including two years of somewhat unexpected pandemic-influenced surpluses, economic indicators and actual revenue performance are decidedly diminished. Urban county advocacy will focus on the below actions to ensure continuity of and sustained service delivery in an era of likely economic contraction.
Sustaining Critical Local Services
Sufficient funding for health and human services, particularly if caseloads begin to increase, to ensure children, families and seniors have access to critical safety net services.
Sustained and ongoing funding for public health.
Sustained and ongoing funding for behavioral health services, especially in light of the growing demand for services coming out of the pandemic.