GPEC to host budget-crisis conversation in Tempe, April 9

April 3, 2009

By hammersmith

Arizona‘s fiscal 2009 budget faced the largest deficit in the country and the deficit is expected to nearly double next year, reaching $3 billion. The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) will hold a community conversation about issue on Thursday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Tempe Center for the Arts.  Speakers include: Eileen Klein (Director, State Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting), Tom Manos (Governor’s Chief Budget Advisor), Michael Bidwill (President, Arizona Cardinals and GPEC Chair), and Barry Broome (President/CEO, GPEC).  Time for Q&A is on the schedule.  If you would like to participate, click here for more information and registration: