This event was held on January 11, 2021 • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
by Joe Flores, Deputy Secretary of Finance for the Commonwealth of Virginia
by James J. Regimbal Jr. of Fiscal Analytics, Ltd.
Title: Overview of Governor Ralph Northam’s budget amendments: Assumptions and priorities.
Description: Joe Flores, Deputy Secretary of Finance for the Commonwealth of Virginia parses Governor Northam’s budget amendments for VML members. Introduction by VML President Willie Green, Mayor of Galax.
Title: A closer look at the Governor’s budget amendments for local governments.
Description: Jim Regimbal, Principal, Fiscal Analytics and a VML Consultant takes a deep dive into the Governor’s budget amendments. Follow-up discussion by VML’s fiscal policy analyst Neal Menkes and Director of Policy Development Janet Areson.
VML members are invited to join VML staff and subject matter experts for an overview and discussion of the budget amendments introduced by Governor Ralph Northam that are of greatest interest to local governments, along with other budget issues and potential amendments to be addressed by the 2021 General Assembly.
Items to be covered include:
- Update on the state’s revenue picture
- Overview of the Governor’s proposals
- Details on some of items of greatest interest to localities being monitored/pursued by VML staff, including (but not limited to):
- K-12 education
- VDH funding formula
- 599 funding
- …and more!