2018 NCSL Southern States Fiscal Leaders Meeting Agenda and Resource Page

9/17/2018

This page hosts the agenda and resources for the 2018 NCSL Southern States Fiscal Leaders Meeting, Sept. 13-14 in New Orleans. 

The 2018 NCSL Southern States Fiscal Leaders Meeting has been specifically designed for legislative fiscal leaders and senior legislative fiscal staff. This meeting will provide attendees a special opportunity to communicate and collaborate with one another regarding budget realities throughout the South. The meeting is made possible through the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts. 

Southern States Fact Sheet Fiscal 50

Wednesday, Sept. 12
Time Sessions

5:30-7 p.m.

Royal Salon

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal St.

New Orleans, La. 70130

Welcome reception 

thursday, sept. 13

8-9 a.m.

Queen Anne Parlor

Mezzanine

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal St.

New Orleans, La. 70130

Breakfast

9 a.m.

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal St.

New Orleans, La. 70130

Meet in lobby to go on tour

9:30-11 a.m.

 

New Orleans Flood Protection Authority tour of the Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps (PCCP). Click here for a detailed overvew of the PCCP.

11 a.m.

Return to hotel

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Queen Anne Parlor

Mezzanine

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal St.

New Orleans, La. 70130

Buffet lunch served

12:15-12:30 p.m.

Queen Anne Ballroom

Mezzanine

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal St.

New Orleans, La. 70130

Welcome and Introductions
12:30-1:30 p.m.

State Responses to a Changing Tax Landscape

 

Speaker

  • Joe Crosby, CEO & principal, Multistate Associates, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Shoring up State Pensions: Planning for the Next Recession

 

Moderator

  • Luke Martel, group director, employment, labor and retirement program, National Conference of State Legislatures, Colorado

Speaker

  • David Draine, senior officer, research and policy, strengthening public sector retirement systems, The Pew Charitable Trusts, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

2:30-2:50 p.m. Break
2:50-3:40 p.m.

Disaster Planning and Mitigation

 

Speaker

  • Keith Porter, vice-chair, National Institute of Building Sciences' Multi-Hazard Mitigation Council, Colorado

          Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

3:40-4 p.m. Snack break
4-5 p.m.

State Fiscal Roundtable Discussion

 

Discussion Leader

  • Arturo PĂ©rez, group director, fiscal affairs program, National Conference of State Legislatures, Colorado
6:10 p.m. Meet in lobby of hotel to go to dinner

6:30-9:30 p.m.

945 Magazine St,

New Orleans, La. 70130

Reception and dinner at The National WWII Museum
friday, sept. 14

7:45-8:30 a.m.

Queen Anne Parlor

Mezzanine

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal St.

New Orleans, La. 70130

Breakfast

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Queen Anne Ballroom

Mezzanine

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal St.

New Orleans, La. 70130

Medicaid Waivers: Sharing State Experiences

 

Moderator

  • Samantha Scotti, policy specialist, National Conference of State Legislatures, Colorado

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Speaker

  • Joe Thompson, M.D., president and CEO, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

           Arkansas All Payer-Claims Database  | Arkansas Works Updates Fact Sheet

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

           

9:30-9:45 a.m.

Break

9:45-10:45 a.m.

Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets?

 

Handout | PDF

 

Moderator

  • Adam Levin, senior associate, The Pew Charitable Trusts, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Speakers

  • Delegate Shawn Fluharty (D-W.V.) 
  • James A. Richardson, John Rhea alumni professor of economics and public administration, E.J. College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University 
  • Darrin Webb, Ph.D., state economist and director for University Research Center, MIssissippi Insitutions of Higher Learning
10:45-11 a.m.

Break

11 a.m. to noon

Transportation Funding: Looking Beyond the Gas Tax

 

Moderator

  • Doug Shinkle, program director, environment, energy and transportation program, National Conference of State Legislatures, Colorado

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Speaker

  • Ed Regan, senior vice president, CDM Smith, Florida

          Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Noon Meeting adjourns