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01-100 Executive Office

The mission of the Executive Office of the Governor manages the governor's action initiatives and oversees implementation of gubernatorial policies, responds to constituent requests, and provides the general administration and support services required by the governor.

The goals of the Executive Office of the Governor are:

  1. Improve the quality of life for all the citizens of Louisiana by providing opportunities for: excellent education supplied by well-paid teachers, accountable primary, secondary, post secondary, and higher educational institutions; and productive employment enhanced by superior workforce preparation, coordination between job training and the needs of business and industry and a strong economy.
  2. Serve Louisianians through a government which: is customer-oriented and efficient; and practices good stewardship of our bountiful natural resources, as well as ensuring a litter-free, healthy environment.

The Executive Office of the Governor conducts cabinet meetings; provides legal counsel to the governor; coordinates media communications and legislative liaison for the governor; and maintains efficient operations personally affecting the governor, including constituent affairs, security, scheduling, office budget, management of the governor's mansion and personnel matters. In addition, the Executive Office of the Governor oversees gubernatorial initiatives and policies in such areas as education, economic development, natural resources and environment, public safety and corrections, transportation and infrastructure, human resources and intergovernmental relations; and develops and/or monitors state responses to federal programs that have a direct relationship to the state.

The Executive Office of the Governor has only two programs: Administrative Program and Louisiana Indigent Defense Assistance Board.

 

 

BUDGET SUMMARY

 

This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

In addition to the above recommended appropriation, $234,956 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt service payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund (Direct)

 

$150,667

 

 

 

Total

 

$150,667


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