Register for the 2016 Annual Conference

Join thousands of your peers in Toronto for the largest gathering of public finance professionals in North America. The GFOA conference provides a great opportunity to network, attend sessions, visit with exhibitors, and enjoy Toronto.

U.S. House Approves Bill to Classify Muni Securities as High Quality Liquid Assets

On February 1 the House voted to approved HR 2209, bipartisan legislation that would require federal regulators to classify all investment-grade, liquid and readily marketable municipal securities as high quality liquid assets (HQLA). The GFOA has been leading advocacy efforts to support this legislation and thanks members who sent letters to their federal elected leaders urging support for this bill.

GFOA Executive Board Approves New Best Practices and Advisories

On January 22 the GFOA’s Executive Board approved five best practices and an advisory to provide guidance to government finance officers.

GFOA Needs Your Help

Ask your representatives to cosponsor HR2209: To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain municipal obligations as level...

GFOA resources provide sample financial policies

Financial policies are central to a strategic, long-term approach to financial management and GFOA recommends that governments formally adopt...