Keating Report: 2016 forecast on government budgets and spending—Part 1

Source: Michael Keating, Government Product News, February 16, 2016

Local government officials have reason to be optimistic in 2016

The Keating Report is a 2016 forecast on government budgets and spending (first part presented below). The 2016 forecast is an update of our mid-year 2015 outlook report that was posted online at the GPN site. The mid-year 2015 outlook was posted in several installments.

The 2016 edition of the Keating Report includes forecasts on government purchases of goods and services and comments from experts. More sections from the 2016 edition of the Keating Report, covering government revenue and spending trends and government construction, will be posted soon.