Fiscal Leaders Seminar November 2014


Nov. 19-21, 2014

Bills of money floating in the airThis meeting is NCSL's premier meeting on state budget and tax issues. The seminar will provide state legislators and senior legislative staff with the latest information to address state fiscal challenges.

This seminar is made possible through the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts.



Registration Information Registration is free
NCSL will provide a limited number of stipends to cover coach airfare (up to $450), two nights of lodging at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, and a reception and five meals as part of the seminar.

To register to attend, please complete the online registration form and email Laurel Stiegler or call her at 303-856-1649.

Registration Deadline
The registration deadline is Oct. 17.

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Please notify Laurel Stiegler by Oct. 29 if you need to cancel your registration.

Hotel Information

Hotel InformationA block of rooms has been reserved at:

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85255
Phone: 1-800-344-4758

We ask individuals accepting stipends to attend the entire meeting (Wednesday welcome reception is optional). We will make a hotel reservation for you for the nights of Wednesday, Nov. 19, and Thursday, Nov. 20. NCSL will directly pay for two nights of your hotel stay.

Please contact Laurel Stiegler if you need additional nights (at your own expense) or if you have special requests. You can email Laurel or call her at 303-856-1649.

Hotel Booking Deadline
The hotel booking deadline is Oct. 29.


Travel Information

Travel InformationNCSL provides financial support to cover the cost of coach air travel up to $450. Please do not book your travel on your own.

Please contact the NCSL Travel Desk at Christopherson Travel at 800-825-3283 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST) or 303-694-4344 to have your flight directly billed to NCSL.

Please indicate that you have registered for the NCSL Western States Fiscal Leaders Meeting and need to book travel. They will assist you in finding a flight that meets your schedule.

Travel Booking Deadline
All travel should be booked no later than Oct. 29. Please remember that your ticket is nonrefundable, so please do not make reservations until you are certain that you will be able to attend the seminar.

Ground Transportation Information
NCSL will not be providing ground transportation for this event. The Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is located approximately 26 miles from the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Information on various forms of transportation from the airport to the hotel can be obtained at The Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Transportation and Parking webpage.

Special Needs
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Laurel Stiegler at 303-856-1649 of any special accommodations you may require.

City Information
Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowll Mountains in the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit, and do business in. Its vibrant downtown is considered the first urban center in Arizon and is home to more than 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and more than 80 art galleries. For more information, please visit the city of Scottsdale website