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The Governor's Role on State Budget

What is the role of the governor in the budgetary process?

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The Governor and the State Budget

Just like the President, the Governor as the Chief Executive of the State is in control of the state's budget. Each fall, state agencies, offices, bureaus and other state-controlled and funded organizations submit their budget to the Office of Administration and Finance and upon completion of budget hearings and public debates submit it to the State's Budget Bureau who then proceeds to study & review 'budget submissions and comments; establishes governor's ...

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