Boston | Feb. 19-20, 2016
This meeting is one of NCSL's premier meetings specifically designed for legislative fiscal leaders and senior legislative fiscal staff in the Atlantic states. This invitation-only meeting provides attendees with a unique and timely opportunity to communicate and collaborate on state fiscal challenges. Meeting topics include a 2016 U.S. Economic Outlook, Capital Spending and Investment among the New England States, the Property Tax-K12 Funding Dilemma, States' Struggle to Save for Rainy Days, Building Better State Tax Incentives by Reducing Risk, Managing the Budgetary Cost of Opioid Abuse, and Bending the Medicaid Cost Curve.
The Atlantic States Fiscal Leaders Meeting is made possible through the generous support of the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Tax Incentive Programs: Evaluate Today, Improve Tomorrow (The Pew Charitable Trusts)
States Make Progress Evaluating Tax Incentives (The Pew Charitable Trusts)
How Much Should Your State Save? (The Pew Charitable Trusts)
Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis (The Pew Charitable Trusts)
New England Economic Outlook (Mary A. Burke, PhD, Senior Economist, New England Public Policy Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston)
Is State and Local Government Capital Spending Among the New England States Too Low? (Ronald Fisher, PhD, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University)
The States' Struggle to Save for Rainy Days (Steve Bailey, Senior Associate, State Budget Policy, State Fiscal Health and Economic Growth, The Pew Charitable Trusts; Bo Zhao, PhD, Senior Economist, New England Public Policy Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Barry Bluestone, PhD, Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University)
Implementing a Tax Incentive Evaluation Process (Josh Goodman, Officer, Economic Development, State Fiscal Health and Economic Growth, The Pew Charitable Trusts)
Managing the Budgetary Crisis of Opioid Abuse (Timothy Rourke, Chair, Governor's Commission on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Prevention, Treatment and Recovery, New Hampshire)
Bending the Medicaid Cost Curve (Laura Tobler, Division Director, State Policy Research, National Conference of State Legislatures)
Medicaid: Bending the Cost Curve (Kitty Purington, JD, Project Director, National Academy for State Health Policy, Maine)