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    Public Budgeting and Legislative Hearings

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    How can budget officers prepare their agencies for legislative hearings? What are some combinations of budget solutions, such as drawing down reserve funds, maximizing the use of federal dollars, or raising taxes? Provide examples please.

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    Budget officers prepare their agencies for legislative hearings in several ways. Legislative hearings are held on policy issues that may become law. Witnesses, facts, and figures are presented before committees so that the agency is awarded favorable funds. The budget officer formulates and develops the presentation of budgets for getting funds for different programs of the agency. He examines and prepares program objectives of the agency. Budget officers compile data based on statistical ...

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    This solution provides a learned discussion on public budgeting.