The California Budget & Policy Center is pleased to launch our new Policy Perspectives Speakers Series with The State Budget Process and Key Issues to Watch for in 2017. This free, half-day event will include two sessions:
Part I (9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.)
Dollars and Democracy: An Introduction to the State Budget Process
- Scott Graves, Director of Research, California Budget & Policy Center
Part I is especially geared to those interested in learning about ─ or refreshing their knowledge of ─ the basics of the budget process. Attendees wishing to skip the first session are welcome to join us for Part II, but event registration is still required.
Part II (11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
State Budget Preview: What to Expect in 2017
Set against the backdrop of big changes expected at the federal policy level, this session takes a look ahead to the upcoming budget season.
- Frank J. Mecca, Executive Director, County Welfare Directors Association of California
- Edwin Park, Vice President for Health Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
- Chris Hoene, Executive Director, California Budget & Policy Center
Attendees wishing to come only for Part II are welcome to register and join us just for this second session.
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