PAD4223ppt - Spending by State Local Budgets The federal government uses a closely defined budget process with strict deadlines regulations roles

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Spending by State & Local Budgets
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The federal government uses a closely defined budget process with strict deadlines, regulations, roles and authority. Although these guidelines are narrowly drawn, they are frequently shifting There are great diversities of state and local governments, so there is no one process used. [It must be viewed & learned in context]
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Common grounds of most local processes Most are very informal They may not have an executive budget Because of that, agency heads may submit requests directly to a legislative body But guidelines include: Rankings of priorities Instructions in regard to allowed program improvements, maintenance of current services, or continuing only minimum services Specific price ceilings within which to prepare proposals
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…Also Most localities use “Christmas list budgeting” This is a practice in which department heads prepare requests without executive guidance This becomes troublesome when agency requests go to legislative bodies without executive budget office review
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2011 for the course PAD 4223 taught by Professor Eno during the Spring '10 term at Florida A&M.

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PAD4223ppt - Spending by State Local Budgets The federal government uses a closely defined budget process with strict deadlines regulations roles

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