Town Hall

Route Fifty Town Hall: Budgets and Shortfalls

As many state and local governments see their fiscal years come to an end, many continue to grapple with financial hardships and budget shortfalls brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. Looking to the next fiscal year, states and localities will need to make difficult decisions and think about how they will recover from yet another fiscal crisis so soon after the Great Recession. In this town hall, we will offer a current outlook on state and local budgets, explore how budget officers are making difficult decisions and examine innovative budgeting practices.

May 25, 2021