Outcome budgeting in Baltimore: An interview with Andrew Kleine, budget director – Episode #9

Andrew KleineA growing trend among cities and states in the U.S. is outcome budgeting.┬áBaltimore began using outcome budgeting in Fiscal Year 2011 under the leadership of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her budget director — and our guest on the Gov Innovator blog — Andrew Kleine. The results include more dollars to high-value programs, the reduction or elimination of low-value programs, and new thinking and innovation in the delivery of services to citizens.

Web extra: Andrew Kleine gives advice to jurisdictions that may be considering implementing outcome budgeting, including the use of consultants and also staffing issues [click here].