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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.


How Federal Funds Will Influence State Budgets

Since the pandemic, federal aid has filled state coffers, leaving many with more money than they know what to do with. Join us for an overview of the federal budget process and expected developments in the new year. Learn more about federal funds available to states, along with insights on how to spend it.

The Public Pension Boost to Small-Town America

An influx of public pension dollars offers potential support for many small towns and rural communities that face shrinking populations and growing economic challenges. We'll explore new research measuring the economic impact as retired public employees spend their pension income in thousands of rural counties across the country.

Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff in the Stimulus Age

Learn how states are prioritizing and managing surpluses as a result of federal stimulus and infrastructure funds, and how they plan to avoid a long-term fiscal cliff once funding slows or expires.

General Session: Education Funding: Feast and Famine

Schools are flush with federal, state and local funds to recover from the pandemic, but the outlook for the economy is uncertain and the federal funds run out in 2024. How can states and districts navigate what lies ahead? Education finance experts offer advice on how to best to plan for the future.

Responsible Budgeting in the Age of Stimulus

The pandemic-induced recession resulted in a tremendous influx of federal stimulus funds. Learn where this is money going and how states can ensure it is spent responsibly. Speakers include Josh Goodman, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Christi Hawley Anthony, the Congressional Budget Office, and Mark Goldwein, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.