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==Mission statement==
 
==Mission statement==
  
The Office of Fiscal Analysis is a nonpartisan professional office of the Connecticut General Assembly. Its primary function is to provide technical support to the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding, as well as the other committees and members of the legislature<ref name="mission">[http://www.cga.ct.gov/ofa/Documents/AboutOFA/Responsibilities.htm ''Office of Fiscal Anmalysis'' "Responsibilities"](See Opening Paragraph)</ref>.
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The Office of Fiscal Analysis is a nonpartisan professional office of the Connecticut General Assembly. Its primary function is to provide technical support to the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding, as well as the other committees and members of the legislature<ref name="mission">[http://www.cga.ct.gov/ofa/Documents/AboutOFA/Responsibilities.htm ''Office of Fiscal Anmalysis'', "Responsibilities"](See Opening Paragraph)</ref>.
  
 
==Governance==
 
==Governance==
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===Connecticut State Budget===
 
===Connecticut State Budget===
  
The Office of Fiscal Analysis provides all analysis and preparation of the Connecticut state budget.  Also, the Office of Fiscal Analysis provides all reviews of departmental budgets, revenue projections, and handling budget requests<ref>[http://www.cga.ct.gov/ofa/Documents/AboutOFA/Responsibilities.htm ''Office of Fiscal Analysis'' "Statutory Responsibility"](See (1, 7, 9, and 10) on list)</ref>.
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The Office of Fiscal Analysis provides all analysis and preparation of the Connecticut state budget.  Also, the Office of Fiscal Analysis provides all reviews of departmental budgets, revenue projections, and handling budget requests<ref>[http://www.cga.ct.gov/ofa/Documents/AboutOFA/Responsibilities.htm ''Office of Fiscal Analysis'', "Statutory Responsibility"](See (1, 7, 9, and 10) on list)</ref>.
  
 
===Fiscal notes===
 
===Fiscal notes===
  
The Office of Fiscal Analysis produces all [[Fiscal impact statement|fiscal notes]] for bills that affect state or local government revenue and make expenditures of general fund revenue<ref>[http://www.cga.ct.gov/ofa/Documents/AboutOFA/Responsibilities.htm ''Office of Fiscal Analysis'' "Statutory Responsibility"](See (13) on list)</ref>.
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The Office of Fiscal Analysis produces all [[Fiscal impact statement|fiscal notes]] for bills that affect state or local government revenue and make expenditures of general fund revenue<ref>[http://www.cga.ct.gov/ofa/Documents/AboutOFA/Responsibilities.htm ''Office of Fiscal Analysis'', "Statutory Responsibility"](See (13) on list)</ref>.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 07:14, 7 May 2014

The Connecticut General Assembly Office of Fiscal Analysis is a nonpartisan legislative service agency providing fiscal research and analysis to members and staff of the Connecticut General Assembly.

Mission statement

The Office of Fiscal Analysis is a nonpartisan professional office of the Connecticut General Assembly. Its primary function is to provide technical support to the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding, as well as the other committees and members of the legislature[1].

Governance

The Office of Fiscal Analysis is led by an Executive Director who leads a staff of seven[2].

Services offered

Committee staffing

The Office of Fiscal Analysis provides committee staffing to the Joint Appropriations and Finance, Revenue and Bonding committees, along with other support to the rest of the standing committees in the Connecticut General Assembly[1].

Connecticut State Budget

The Office of Fiscal Analysis provides all analysis and preparation of the Connecticut state budget. Also, the Office of Fiscal Analysis provides all reviews of departmental budgets, revenue projections, and handling budget requests[3].

Fiscal notes

The Office of Fiscal Analysis produces all fiscal notes for bills that affect state or local government revenue and make expenditures of general fund revenue[4].

See also

External links

References