8860 Department of Finance
Mission Statement

By statute, the Director of Finance serves as the Governor's chief fiscal policy advisor and promotes long-term economic sustainability and responsible resource allocation.

The primary functions of the Department of Finance are to:

  • Prepare, explain, and administer the annual financial plan for the state.
  • Establish fiscal policies for all state departments.
  • Analyze proposed legislation for fiscal and policy impacts.
  • Monitor and audit expenditures by state departments to ensure compliance with the law, approved standards, and policies.
  • Analyze the fiscal impact of information technology projects.