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General Office

Funds appropriated in the General Office category support the Executive Office of the Governor's activities, including office administration, fiscal and budget development, external affairs and communications, and auditing and accountability. Specific units included in this category include the Office of Policy and Budget, Office of Open Government, and Office of the Chief Inspector General.

  • Office of Policy and Budget provides coordinated planning, policy development, budgeting, and evaluation in support of the Governor, state agencies, and the Legislature. The unit also provides departmental planning, policy and budgetary analyses, and recommendations for the Governor's Office.
  • Office of Open Government provides the Executive Office of the Governor and state agencies guidance and tools to serve Florida with integrity and transparency. The office facilitates citizen access to government information, establishes and maintains a website providing access to accountability information, ensures compliance with Florida's public records laws, and trains all executive agencies on transparent and accountable business practices.
  • Office of the Chief Inspector General promotes accountability, integrity, and efficiency in state government by monitoring state agency inspectors general and serving as the Executive Office of the Governor's Inspector General. The office has two main functions: audits and investigations. To fulfill audit responsibilities, the Chief Inspector General reviews and evaluates internal controls to ensure the office's fiscal accountability. In carrying out the investigative duties, the Chief Inspector General initiates, conducts, supervises, and coordinates investigations designed to detect, deter, prevent, and eradicate fraud, waste, mismanagement, misconduct, and other abuses in government.