State Budget Basics

Feb 10, 2012
Crowne Plaza Lexington - The Campbell House 1375 S. Broadway Lexington, Kentucky

Event Speakers

Matthew D. Mitchell

Senior Research Fellow

Maurice P. McTigue

Vice President, Outreach

John Garen

Gatton Endowed Professor of Economics, University of Kentucky

Mercatus Center budget scholars will share their academic research and practical knowledge with local thought leaders in a half-day seminar hosted by the Bluegrass Institute in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Mercatus Center speakers will include:

  • Vice President Maurice McTigue on how to effectively streamline and seek efficiency in state government;
  • Senior Fellow Matthew Mitchell on the causes and solutions for excessive state spending, as well as;
  • Mercatus Center and Bluegrass Institute scholar John Garen on the impact of health policies like Medicaid on the state budget.

Please RSVP to Kelly Smith at or (859) 576-1920 by February 8th.