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Fiscal Offices

National Association of Legislative Fiscal Offices

NALFO word cloud NALFO is one of the 10 staff sections associated with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). NALFO welcomes all legislative staff involved in fiscal research and analysis. The purpose of the association is to improve the quality and effectiveness of legislative fiscal staff and the services they provide to state legislatures. NALFO does not charge dues and has no formal affiliation process. NALFO holds its annual business meeting in conjunction with NCSL's Annual Meeting.  This guide of the NALFO activities and NALFO officers responsibilities is designed to familiarize members with the organization and to help with planning for the year.

 

GASB Survey

The Government Accounting Standard’s Board (GASB) has developed a survey to gather feedback from users of government information. Please take a moment to take the survey to help GASB inform its assessment of the effectiveness of Statement No. 34 and related standards.

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THE LEGISLATURE AS A CAREER

 

An initiative from the Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee is aimed at recruiting young people into legislative service. In the video at right, Kelly Dudley, a legislative fiscal analyst from Kentucky, discusses her role.

At www.legislative careers.org, you can learn more about the variety of roles staffers play in the legislature.

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2014 FISCAL ANALYSTS SEMINAR

Map of United States The annual NCSL Fiscal Analysts Seminar provides both the knowledge of national experts and the expertise of senior legislative staff who are policy experts in their states. This year's seminar will be held on Oct. 20-22 in Seattle. Registration is open. Follow the link for more information about this years meeting.

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NEWSLETTER

Newspaper and magnifying glass The Fiscal Link provides updates on research and news from NCSL, NALFO and fiscal offices across the 50 states. The newsletter also highlights relevant reports from independent organizations and federal agencies.

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GASAC AND NALFO

NCSL appoints a representative to attend the three annual meetings of the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council and to share the perspective of NCSL and state legislatures with the board. The current NCSL representative is Stephen Klein, the chief fiscal officer for the Vermont Legislative Joint Fiscal Office.

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