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Christopher Morrill

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Fiscally Healthy Communities with Chris Morrill

Season: 1 Episode:23 | September 21, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, we welcome Chris Morrill, Executive Director and CEO of The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and Academy Fellow, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on state and local budgets, especially in relation to school districts and revenue management, lessons learned during the 2008 fiscal crisis from his previous work in Savannah, GA and Roanoke, VA, and the modernization of budgeting.

With Chris Morill, Executive Director and CEO of Government Finance Officer's Association of the United States and Canada

Topics Include:

  • The mission of the GFOA
  • School district finances
  • Grading today's national fiscal health from the GFOA perspective
  • Lessons learned from the 2008 financial crisis
  • Measures to counter the loss of revenue for state and local governments
  • Conversations with communities on appropriate trade-offs in budgetary spending
  • Tools to help budget officers during COVID-19
  • Measuring the equity impact of the budget
  • Advice for budget officers moving forward

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