PIA Co-Sponsors

Posted: February 5, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Stephanie Hay

The Department of Public and International Affairs (PIA), in conjunction with the National Academy of Public Administration, is sponsoring “The Impact of the 2005 Budget on State and Local Governments,” tomorrow from 1 to 3 p.m. on the Arlington Campus in the Original Building, Room 251.

Speakers include Bill Hoagland, staff director of the Senate Budget Committee and the budget and appropriation liaison for Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist; Ray Scheppach, executive director of the National Governor’s Association; Chris Hoene, research director for the National League of Cities; and Theresa Gullo, director of state and local cost estimating for the Congressional Budget Office.

The event will include a question-and-answer session and an analysis of President George Bush’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2005. State and local governments receive funding from the federal government, and any proposed changes in the president’s new budget are likely to have significant impacts.

“These [speakers] are heavyweights in the tax policy area and know particularly how the budget will affect state and local governments,” says Bob Dudley, PIA chair.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, call 703-993-1400.

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