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GGFOA 2016 Annual Conference

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Free Webinar (12/5/16, 10:00am-11:00am): Learn what services DOAS can provide for you

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government is hosting a free webinar on December 5, 2016 from 10:00am–11:00am. Learn how the Georgia Department of Administrative Services can assist your local government. The Georgia Department of Administrative Services offers many resources to assist local governments. During this session, representatives of the department will discuss purchasing cards,...

President's Letter (Fall 2016)

Greetings, GGFOA Members! We have had one more great Conference! This was the first time our Annual Conference was held at Stone Mountain and I believe everyone enjoyed it. Whether you played a round of golf, took a Ride the Ducks tour, or just sat around the pool, the scenery was great! We broke records again this year with 342 attendees, 18 sponsors, and 69 exhibitors. I want to thank...

31st Annual Conference a huge success!

GGFOA celebrated its 31st Annual Conference October 2 – 5, 2016, and it is already receiving great reviews! The conference committee takes great pride each year in organizing a powerfully educational agenda, fun optional activities, and entertaining social events. This year was no exception. The 31st Annual Conference was held at the Atlanta Evergreen Conference Resort Center. The...

Georgia's Budget: The Big Picture

Georgia’s fiscal year 2017 budget stands at $23.7 billion in state funds. How the state plans to spend – and raise – that money is perhaps one of the most important parts of the state legislative process. The state has benefited from some above trend growth, as well as new transportation revenues, and it is expected to go into fiscal year 2018 with around $1.9 billion in...