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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.


2024 US Economic Outlook and What it Means for State Budgets and Credit Ratings

The economy continues to defy expectations. The recession economists predicted this time last year never materialized. The job market remains strong, and inflation seems to have stabilized. However, state revenue collections are slowing and the flow of federal stimulus funds to the states is winding down. What does all this mean for state budgets and state credit ratings? Hear Fitch Ratings’ economic forecast for 2024, along with insights on state credit quality and what to watch for in the year ahead.

Like a Weed in the Wind: Forecasting Marijuana Tax Revenue

Legal recreational marijuana use brings in a boatload of tax revenue, but what does that mean for state budgets? Now that Colorado dispensaries have been open for nearly 10 years, analysts have a better sense of how to track that money. Join us to explore those findings and hear insights for states that have recently legalized cannabis.

Let’s Connect! NCSL Budget Working Group and Committees

NCSL Budget Working Group members convened over Zoom to discuss upcoming budget challenges.

Remote Work Revolution: How can remote work taxation affect state budgets?

The shift away from the office has had far-reaching implications especially when it comes to employees, businesses, and state budgets. This webinar aims to take a deeper dive into these issues and discuss what states can to adapt to the ever changing labor market.

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.