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CLIP: State Economic and Fiscal Policies


AIR DATE: Sunday, February 22, 2015
OVERVIEW:

Niraj Chokshi talked about what the nation's governors would be doing at the 2015 Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association. He discussed the economic and fiscal health of the 50 states and major policy issues facing state governments, including tax policy, the Affordable Care Act, and immigration.
 

FULL PROGRAM: 
 

RESOURCES:
 

  • National Governors Association Opening News Conference (Video - 45 min)
    National Governors Association Chair John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Vice Chair Gary Herbert (R-UT) outlined the group’s agenda for its 2015 meeting.
     
  • National Governors Association 2015 Winter Meeting Closing Session (Video - 19 min)
     
  • State of the States Address (Video - 1 hr)
    National Governors Association Chair Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Vice Chair Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) gave the organization’s annual “State of the States” address. They talked about current conditions and the challenges facing states and about creating better partnership with the federal government. Topics included health care, education, energy, and security.
     

PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO: 
 

  • Niraj Chokshi
    Correspondent
    Washington Post->State Politics
KEYWORDS: State Policy, Economic Policy, Immigration, Health Care, Supreme Court, Federalism, Taxes, State Politics