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The Center for State and Local Finance is a collaborative effort of the Andrew Young School’s nationally ranked faculty to provide research on issues affecting the future of state and local public finance and to educate the next generation of leaders in public financial management.
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CSLF’s winter courses start soon. First up: Government Financial Statements and Accounting Nov. 28-Dec. 1. This course focuses on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Register by Nov. 13.

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Beginning Sept. 13, 2017, class fees will be reduced for the remaining 2017-18 courses. 2-day course: $350 | 3-day course: $500 | 4-day course: $700. Learn more about tuition.

onlineNew Board Member

Welcome to Alison Hastings of J.P. Morgan. She is the newest member of the center’s executive education advisory board. She is currently the executive director of government banking for J.P. Morgan.

Next Course: Sept. 13-15, 2017
Retirement, Risk Management and Procurement

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Contact Ron Shelby for more information at, or 404-413-0327.

CSLF Researcher Receives Arnold Foundation Grant

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation has awarded more than $300,000 in grant funding to the Center for State and Local Finance and the Fiscal Research Center to evaluate Georgia’s job tax credit, as well as local tax expenditure budgets. Laura Wheeler, a senior research associate, is leading both studies.

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