2014 Fiscal Analysts Seminar Resources


2014 Fiscal Analysts Seminar Resources

Plenary Sessions

Federal Budget Update

Long-Term Budget Outlooks

Agency Budget Requests: Key Questions and Things to Look For

Data Mapping Tools: Excel and Beyond

Recreational and Medical Marijuana: What a Fiscal Analyst Needs to Know

Communicating with Members

GASB: What Legislative Fiscal Staff Need to Know

Revenue/Tax Policy Track

Forecasting Techniques and Methods

Forecasting the Forecast

Transportation Track

The Future of Federal Transportation Funding: MAP-21 Reauthorization and Beyond

States Leading the Way: The Quest for Sustainable Transportation Funding

Lockboxes and Legislation: State Efforts to Dedicate and Protect Transportation Revenues

Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation

Corrections Track

Follow the Money: Tracking Costs and Savings of Corrections Legislation

What Works: Cost Effective Corrections Strategies

Budgeting for Community Corrections

Corrections Health Care Costs

  • Maria Schiff, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Sarah Larson, Legislative Analyst's Office, California

Additional Resources:

Managing Corrections Costs, NCSL report

Trends in Sentencing and Corrections: State Legislation, NCSL report

Max Out: The Rise in Prison Inmates Released Without Supervision, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Time Served: The High Cost, Low Return of Longer Prison Terms, The Pew Charitable Trusts

One in 31: The Long Reach of American Corrections, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Improving Recidivism as a Performance Measure, Urban Institute