Scott D. Pattison
Issue Brief: An Update on FirstNet: Federal Efforts to Improve Next Generation Emergency Communications
Federal efforts to deploy a national network for next generation emergency communications are underway, but the fiscal impact for state and local governments is unclear at this point.
While state spending on corrections has grown sharply since NASBO first published the State Expenditure Report in 1987, much of the growth was seen in the 1990’s and early 2000’s.
Document highlights provides transition teams and state budget offices with an overview of four key issues to focus on related to the state budget.
NASBO in the News
- State level spending grew last year, thanks largely to Obamacare (November 20)
- U.S. states get more, spend more on Medicaid under Obamacare (November 20)
- NASBO: Total state spending increases rapidly due to federal Medicaid funds (November 20)
- States Plan Slowest Spending Increase Since Recession (June 12)
- State Spending, Growth, Expected to Rise Slightly (June 12)
- U.S. states greet new fiscal year with modest spending growth (June 12)
- Governors Remain Cautious on Spending, Even as Tax Collections Grow (June 12)
- NASBO: State Spending Will Slow in 2015 (June 12)
- Though Revenue Growth is Slowing, States See More Budget Stability, Report Says (December 10)
- State Fiscal Picture Brightens, but Uncertainty Lingers (December 10)
- States Cut Taxes, Increase Spending as Economy Improves (December 10)
- Recession Still Not Totally in Rearview for States (December 10)
- US states expect tiny revenue increase this fiscal year (December 10)
- NASBO: States Improving but Fiscal Rebuilding Remains Slow (December 10)
- State Spending Dips As Stimulus Money Dries Up (November 21)
- NASBO Reports Total State Spending Fell 1.7% in Fiscal 2012 (November 21)
- U.S. States Likely Spent More in Fiscal 2013 as Revenues Rose (November 22)