Financial Management for Elected Officials: Questions to Ask / Administración Financiera para Oficiales Electos:


This plain language publication, available in English and Spanish, helps elected officials, the media and the public understand the basics of local agency financial planning and management, including what kinds of questions to ask to assure good practices are being followed.

The Institute is grateful for its partners, whose financial support for the Institute’s work made this resource available.


Brief Glossary of Financial Management Terms / Breve Glosario de Términos de Administración Financiera

This glossary, available in English and Spanish, is designed to help non-finance experts understand some of the terminology used in public agency financial management.