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John Hicks

MEMBER SINCE: 2019

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History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
Executive Director
National Association of State Budget Officers
2016
2019
Deputy State Budget Director
Kentucky Office of State Budget Director
2005
2016
Policy and Budget Analyst
Kentucky Office of State Budget Director
1997
2005
Executive Director
Office of Administration and Policy Support
Workforce Development Cabinet
1990
1997
Policy and Budget Analyst
Governor's Office for Policy and Management
1984
1990
State Budget Director
Commonwealth of Kentucky
2019
Primary Policy Areas

Budget, Criminal Justice/Justice, Economy, Education, Government Operations/Innovation, Health Care, Infrastructure, Pensions, Taxes, Technology, Transportation

Primary Sector of Expertise

State

Primary Functions

Budgeting and Finance, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Advance the Nation's Fiscal Health

COVID-19 Impacts on State Budgets with John Hicks

Season: 1 Episode:8 | July 06, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome John Hicks, State Budget Director for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Academy Fellow, to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on state budgets.

With guest John Hicks, State Budget Director for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and an Academy Fellow

Topics Include:

  • A real-time look at state budgets during the pandemic including how this crisis compares to the Great Recession, the fiscal impact experienced by different communities in Kentucky, and the collaboration between state and local governments in Kentucky to address the fiscal issues
  • How state fiscal crises will affect the national economy
  • States’ near-term options to combat the fiscal crisis sparked by COVID-19 and their long-term outlooks
  • Investing in new capabilities during the middle of a crisis.

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