2020 NCSL Atlantic States Fiscal Leaders Meeting

3/11/2020

meeting agenda

Resources Page

The 2020 NCSL Atlantic States Fiscal Leaders Meeting was held in New York City on Feb. 28-29, specifically designed for legislative fiscal leaders and senior legislative fiscal staff from northeastern and mid-Atlantic states. This page houses the agenda, PowerPoints, and other resources from the meeting.  

The 2020 NCSL Atlantic States Fiscal Leaders Meeting was made possible through the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Fiscal 50 Fact Sheet

Friday, Feb. 28

2020 Economic Outlook 

Presenter:

  • Jess Edgerton, executive director and senior economist, U.S. Economic Research, J.P. Morgan

           PowerPoint Presentation | PDF

Putting Data to Action: Stress Testing as a Tool for State Budgets and Public Pensions

Moderator:

  • Luke Martel, group director, Employment, Labor and Retirement Program, National Conference of State Legislatures

Presenters:

  • Angela Oh, senior manager, State Fiscal Health, The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Mike Lowenthal, manager, State Policy, Strengthening Public Sector Retirement Systems, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Oh and Lowenthal PowerPoint Presentation | PDF

Stress-Testing Maine General Funds Revenues & Reserves FY19-FY23

 

Respondents:

  • Representative Drew Gattine (D-Maine)
  • Senator Jane Kitchel D-Vt.)

Update on State Opioid Settlements

Moderator:

  • Charlie Severance-Medaris, policy specialist, National Conference of State Legislatures

           Presentation PowerPoint | PDF

Presenter:

  • David Hart, assistant attorney general, Oregon

Top Fiscal Issues in the States Roundtable Discussion

Presenter:

  • Mandy Rafool, group director, Fiscal Affairs Program, National Conference of State Legislatures
Saturday, Feb. 29

Rural Development

Presenters:

  • Ken Poole, CEO, Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness

          PowerPoint Presentation | PDF

  • Kathryn de Wit, manager, Broadband Research Initiative, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Report: How States Are Expanding Broadband Access 

State Broadband Policy Explorer

Factsheet: How Nine States Are Expanding Broadband 

  • Josh Goodman, senior officer, State Fiscal Health, The Pew Charitable Trusts

          Goodman and de Wit PowerPoint Presentation | PDF

Policymaking for Results: Using Evidence to Inform Budget Decisions

Moderator:

  • Kristine Goodwin, program director, Employment, Labor and Retirement Program, National Conference of State Legislatures

PowerPoint Presentation | PDF

5 Questions to Help You Test Evidence 

Evidence-Informed Policymaking WOrk Group Gathers for First Meeting 

  • Adam J. Obley, MD, FACP, associate professor of medicine, clinical epidemiologist, The Center for Evidence-based Policy, Oregon

PowerPoint Presentation | PDF

Easing Business Burdens and State Regulations

Moderator:

  • Jeff Chapman, director, State Fiscal Health, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Presenter:

  • Elizabeth Tanner, esq., director, Department of Business Regulations, Rhode Island

PowerPoint Presentation | PDF