Several rounds of storms will develop tomorrow afternoon and persist into the overnight hours before ending early Saturday morning. The Storm Prediction Center has already placed most of the Delta under an enhanced (level 3/5) risk for severe weather. Damaging wind gusts, very large hail, and the potential for tornadoes will all be possible. Be sure to have your severe weather plan ready for action tomorrow!
(The Center Square) – A new analysis of state budget forecasts from The Pew Charitable Trusts found that while many states expected deep revenue shortfalls, federal stimulus money is reversing their budgets into surpluses. Despite receiving a massive windfall, however, “all states face an uncertain economic future and critical decisions,” the report found. Read more
(The Center Square) – U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday revoked a dozen of the Trump administration’s secretarial orders that prioritized energy development on federal lands. Read more
(The Center Square) – The Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation has calculated that about $2 billion worth of taxpayer money from the Democratic-passed American Rescue Plan Act is allocated to local governments that don’t exist or aren’t in financial distress. Read more
"We must mourn the Hoosiers whose lives were cut way too short, but we must also take action to prevent another tragedy like this from happening on Indiana soil," council member Ali Brown said. Read more