State Budget Sessions at NCSL's 2011 Legislative Summit 

NCSL Resources 



These two sessions took place on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at NCSL's Legislative Summit. 

The State of State Budgets

The state fiscal crisis has forced lawmakers to make some of the most difficult fiscal decisions of their careers. What's in store for the future? Hear about NCSL's hot-off-the-press state budget update report and describe your state's fiscal situations.

Speaker:  Corina Eckl, NCSL, Colorado [PowerPoint presentation

State Strategies to Manage Budget Shortfalls

Hear about legislative efforts to close state budget gaps, including spending reductions, consolidations and tax and fee changes.  Share strategies that have been used in your state.

Speaker: Luke Martel, NCSL, Colorado [PowerPoint presentation]