The City of Houston Develops New Financial Policies Using GFOA Best Practices

Strengthened financial reserves, increased transparency, and an expanded focus on long-term planning are among the highlights of new financial policies approved this week by Houston City Council. The policies were drafted over the past year by City finance staff reflecting best practices from the Government Finance Officers Association


Budget Award Program

The GFOA established the Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program (Budget Awards Program) in 1984 to encourage and assist state and local...

GFOA Releases New Alert on SEC MCDC Initiative and Issuers

The GFOA released a new alert on the SEC’S MCDC Initiative and Issuers.  GFOA is urging members to exercise caution and become informed on the...

Marketplace Fairness Act

With Congress back in town for the next few weeks to finish work for the year, the GFOA needs your help to urge the House to vote on the...