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    Gubernatorial Reaction to White House Meeting

    Following their meeting with the president and vice president, several state governors spoke to reporters outside the White House about the impact of the sequestration cuts on their…

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    Pennsylvania Budget Address

    Governor Tom Corbett (R) delivered the annual address on the state budget to a joint session of the Pennsylvania legislature. He announced a rejection of Medicaid expansion under the…

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    Fiscal Challenges and States

    Following opening remarks from Tom Donohue and Joe Califano, former Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch (D-NY) summarized a report from the State Budget Crisis Task Force on the fiscal…

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    States and Budgets

    Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal issues of their states and some of the ways they were dealing with those issues. Topics…

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    California State Budget

    Chris Megerian was interviewed by phone about California’s budget shortfall and the proposals Governor Jerry Brown has made in response.
    The interview with Mr. Megerian began…

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    State and Local Budgets

    Dennis Cauchon talked about the decline in spending among states and localities. He discussed what states and localities are doing to cut back on spending and what specifically is…

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    State Deficits

    Barry Anderson talked about state budgets are recovering but have not returned to pre-recession levels of 2008 according to the biannual report, The Fiscal Survey of States released by the…

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    Former Governors on Balancing State Budgets

    Former governors debated ballancing state budgets.

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    State and Municipal Debt, Academic Panel

    Witnesses testified about efforts in several states to cut spending in their state budgets. Among the issues they addressed were providing benefits and pensions for state workers,…

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    State and Municipal Government Debt, Governors Panel

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) and Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin (D) testified on the fiscal status of their states. Governor Walker defended his efforts to strip public employee…

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    Governor John Kasich Town Hall Meeting

    Governor Kasich and members of his cabinet held a town hall meeting on his budget proposal.

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    Federal and State Education Spending

    Lily Eskelsen talked about the effects of budgetary cutbacks on teachers and students as well as the impact of union negotiations on the education system. She responded to telephone…

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    Republican Governors and the Obama Administration

    Josh Kraushaar talked about Republican governors' actions regarding the 2010 health care law, federal funding for high-speed rail, and unions. He also talked about the 2012…

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    State-Federal Medicaid Issues

    Meghan McCarthy talked about the National Journal report on disputes between the Obama administration and state governors over Medicaid. States are seeking loopholes in federal…

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    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Address to State Legislature

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker presented his state budget plan for the next two years. 

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    Medicaid Spending and State Finances

    Governors testified about their experiences complying with the health care law’s mandates, particularly the burdens imposed by requirements to maintain Medicaid eligibility in return…

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    White House Meeting with National Governors Association

    President Obama spoke to governers at the White House and said he would consider allowing states to present alternative plans to the 2010 health care law by 2014 rather than the original…

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    The State of Public Finance

    Financial analysts spoke to governors about the state of public finance and managing state budgets during the economic recovery. This was the second-day of a three-day meeting for the…

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    Governor Brian Schweitzer on State and National Issues

    Governor Brian Schweitzer (D-MT) talked from the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C., where he was at the annual winter meeting of the National Governors Association. He talked…

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    Wisconsin State Budget and Worker Protests

    Scot Ross talked about the ongoing legislative battle between the governor of Wisconsin and state Democrats on the budget, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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