Iowa Budget Report, Governor/Lt. Governor's Office Budgets, 2017

(2016) Iowa Budget Report, Governor/Lt. Governor's Office Budgets, 2017. Governor's Office


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The Governor is vested by the Constitution with the supreme executive power of the State and is responsible to ensure that the executive functions of state government are carried out according to Iowa laws. The Governor has direct financial supervision over all state departments and annually initiates, prepares and submits a balanced budget for all revenues and expenditures. The Governor is required to submit an annual Condition of the State message to the General Assembly with his legislative recommendations and is empowered to approve or disapprove every bill which has passed the General Assembly. The Governor is authorized to make numerous appointments to state boards and commissions and judicial positions. He serves as the Commander in Chief of the State's military and is empowered to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons. The Lieutenant Governor performs duties as provided by law and those duties of the Governor assigned to the Lt. Governor by the Governor, and assists with all duties of the Office.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Budget, Iowa Budget Report, Detailed Report
Subjects: State government
State government > State finance
ID Code: 24190
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 15 May 2017 18:03
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 18:03