FISCAL AFFAIRS

 

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.

 

CHAIR

Assemblywoman Debbie Smith

Nevada

VICE CHAIR

Representative Tom Taylor

New Mexico

 

Click here for full committee roster

 

 

Fiscal Affairs Committee Meeting

Sunday, July 22, 2012

8:00 - 11:00am

Edmonton, Alberta

 

Click here to see the Fiscal Affairs Meeting Highlights

 

Presentations and handouts from the meeting are available below:

Click here for Fiscal Affairs Meeting Agenda

 

Chris Whatley

Director, Council of State Governments (CSG) Washington, D.C. Office

Dr. Gary VanLandingham

Results First Director, Pew Center on the States, Washington, D.C.

Senator Karen Fraser, Washington

 

Tax and Financial Incentives: What’s Working in the West?

 

NEW report: Trends in Western State Business Incentives

Click here to visit CSG Knowledge Center where you will find links for each specific western state overview

 

Karla Tartz, Deputy Director of Strategy & Operations, Office of Economic Development and

International Trade, Denver, Colorado

 

Nathan Buehler

Communications & Marketing Manager, Business Oregon, Salem, Oregon

 

Gynii Gilliam

Chief Economic Development Officer, Department of Commerce, Boise, Idaho