Budgets and Revenue Committee Description

The Budgets and Revenue Committee is one of nine standing committees. It is responsible for protecting the states' interests in federal decisions regarding fiscal matters including annual action on the federal budget.

More information on the NCSL Standing Committees can be found here.


The purposes of the Budget and Revenue Committee are:

  • To examines federal and state policies with fiscal implications, including: funding for services and programs; budget processes; tax and revenue systems; legislative oversight; unfunded mandates; and state-local fiscal relations.
  • To promote the exchange of ideas and information.

Membership of the Committee

Committee members serve two-year terms and include both legislators and legislative staff. Committee officers, selected by NCSL's president and president-elect, serve two-year terms.

Membership of the NCSL Standing Committees can be found here.


Members can communicate electronically with others interested in legislative information issues by subscribing to the listserv. Newsletter and other materials are regularly posted to the listserv. To subscribe, send an e-mail message and type subscribe in the body of the message.


Issue Area


Federal Budget
Federal Funding
Federal Revenue and Tax
Income Tax  
Legislative Budget Process
Legislative Oversight  
Mandates (Federal/Unfunded) 
Program Evaluation  
Property Tax
Public Finance   
Sales Tax  
State Budgets
State and Local Revenues and Taxes



Letters and Testimony