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Arkansas Code Title 19. Public Finance § 19-7-203. Responsibilities

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The duties of the Office of State-Federal Relations shall include, but not be limited to, the following:


(A) Monitor opportunities for discretionary grants;

(B) Identify and comment upon proposed changes in funding formulas;  and

(C) Keep the Governor's office and state agencies informed on the availability of grants;


(A) Monitor regulatory developments affecting state government;

(B) Support existing and proposed legislation and regulations favoring the interests of the state;  and

(C) Support the public policy of this state as expressed by the Governor's office, the General Assembly, and agencies, as appropriate;


(A) Keep the Governor's office, agencies, and the General Assembly informed about proposed legislative developments of critical significance to state government;  and

(B) Support Arkansas's congressional delegation in efforts to influence federal governmental decisions and policies as they apply to Arkansas;

(4) INTERSTATE COOPERATION:  Facilitate cooperation with other states on issues of mutual concern;

(5) INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE:  Coordinate the flow of information between state and federal governments;

(6) REPORTING:  Provide regular performance reports to the Governor, the Legislative Council, and the General Assembly to enable evaluation of the effectiveness of the Washington office;  and


(A) Discover information on all available additional funding and other resources and direct it to the appropriate state agency or person within the state;  and

(B) Take advantage of all resources available on a nationwide basis that can be beneficial to the state and its citizens.

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