The Finance Committee provides participating legislators an opportunity to discuss issues relating to state budgets and fiscal trends. The committee engages policy-makers in policy discussions and the exchange information regarding fiscal issues associated with the impact of recessions, stimulus funding, state fiscal trends, taxation, business incentives, revenue forecasting and performance-based budgeting, among others.





Representative Mel Brown




Senator Ginny Burdick



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2014 Annual Meeting


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Presentation - Rep. Ken Ivory, Utah House of Representatives and Carl Graham, Director, Sutherland Institute Coalition For Self-Government In the West


Presentation- Joseph Henchman, Vice President of Legal & State Projects Tax Foundation


Presentation - Andy Karellas, CSG, Director of Federal Affairs


Presentation - Michael Mazerov, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities


Presentation - Mary Murphy, The PEW Charitable Trusts




Click here for a draft agenda for the Fiscal Affairs Committee at the 2013 CSG West Annual Meeting.



Committee Meeting Summaries


August 1, 2013 - 66th Annual CSG West Annual Meeting



Fiscal Affairs Policy Briefs

The Marketplace Fairness Act and State Revenues



For more information on the Fiscal Affairs Committee, please contact CSG West staff: Christina Bailey by phone (916) 553-4423 or email: