Building State Rainy Day Funds
This session explored what’s in store for your state in 2015 and beyond as experts forecast fiscal and economic trends for states and the nation. The discussion focused on the most significant fiscal and economic issues facing states—such as public pensions, tax reform and ways to foster entrepreneurship—and included insights about how states are tackling similar concerns.
CSG Fiscal & Economic Development Public Policy Committee
Fiscal and Economic Outlook for 2015
August 10, 2014
Presentation by Mary Murphy, Officer, State Fiscal Health and Economic Growth, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Murphy serves as a principal analyst on Pew’s states’ fiscal health initiative, which conducts in-depth research on issues related to state budget policy. She works directly with state budget leaders, providing customized research and technical assistance to develop and adopt solutions that can best guide states towards improved long-term fiscal health.