Beyond the Crisis: Legislative Leaders' Insights on
Friday, May 21
Westside Ballroom 1 & 2, 5th Floor
Some observers believe the fiscal crisis is much more than a short-term phenomenon. The downturn may permanently alter the way states provide services to their constituents. Author David Osborne once said the purpose of states is to “educate, medicate and incarcerate.” This session will feature insights from speakers andsenate presidents on how states can continue to meet these needs and make the long-term investments necessary to promote economic growth in an era of perennially tight resources.
Susan K. Urahn
Pew Center on the States