2019 NCSL Legislative Fiscal Directors Pre-Conference

8/12/2019

This webpage hosts resources from the The 2019 NCSL Legislative Fiscal Directors Pre-Conference. The Pre-Conference provided attendees a special opportunity to communicate and collaborate with one another regarding budget realities throughout the state legislatures they serve. The meeting was made possible through the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

 

Top Fiscal Issues in the States Roundtable Discussion 

Discussion Leaders: 

  • Barb Rosewicz, project director, Fiscal 50, state fiscal health, The Pew Charitable Trusts, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

           'Lost Decade' Brief

  • Mandy Rafool, program director, fiscal affairs program, National Conference of State Legislatures, Colorado

Fiscal Management: Preparing for the Next Budget Shortfall

Discussion Leader: 

  • Josh Goodman, senior officer, state fiscal health, The Pew Charitable Trusts, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

           Fiscal Management: Group Scenario Exercise

Fiscal Office Management

Discussion Leader:

  • Patrick Goldsmith, director, fiscal division, House Legislative Services, Louisiana

           NALFO Listserv Summary and Position Tests

 

Evaluating the Costs of Major IT Projects

Speakers: 

  • Robin Carnahan, senior advisor, head of state and local government practice,18 F Acquisitions, General Service Administration, Missouri
  • Waldo Jaquith, technology lead, 18 F Acquisitions, General Service Administration, Virginia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

           Software Budgeting Handbook

  • Catherine Benham, associate fiscal officer and chief operating officer, Legislative Joint Fiscal Office, Vermont

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Federal Budget Update

Speaker: 

  • Marcia Howard, executive director, Federal Funds Information for States, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Tools for Evaluating Economic Development Incentives

Speaker:

  • Mark Robyn, senior officer, fiscal and economic policy, state fiscal health, The Pew Charitable Trusts, District of Columbia

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF