The Fiscal Affairs Committee provides a forum for chairs and members of finance and appropriation committees in western legislatures to exchange ideas and experiences on issues affecting state budgets. Fiscal issues associated with the impact of recessions, stimulus funding, state fiscal trends, taxation, business incentives, revenue forecasting and performance-based budgeting are among the topics addressed by the committee.
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Fiscal Affairs Committee Meeting
Sunday, July 22, 2012
8:00 - 11:00am
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Presentations and handouts from the meeting are available below:
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Director, Council of State Governments (CSG) Washington, D.C. Office
Dr. Gary VanLandingham
Results First Director, Pew Center on the States, Washington, D.C.
- Handout: Results First Factsheet
- Handout: Results First Washington Case Study
- Handout: Evidence-Based Options to Improve Statewide Outcomes
Senator Karen Fraser, Washington
Tax and Financial Incentives: What’s Working in the West?
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Karla Tartz, Deputy Director of Strategy & Operations, Office of Economic Development and
International Trade, Denver, Colorado
Communications & Marketing Manager, Business Oregon, Salem, Oregon
Chief Economic Development Officer, Department of Commerce, Boise, Idaho