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The Priorities of Government (POG) budget approach creates a strategic framework for investment decisions.

This zero-based budget approach starts with several basic questions:

This prioritization of activities is used to guide the Governor's budget proposal to the Legislature, and to communicate that budget to the public.

2013-15 POG Process

During the summer of 2012, Office of Financial Management staff will be reviewing high-level indicators, strategies and priorities related to the six statewide result areas. This assessment will be considered in the development of the Governor's 2013-15 budget recommendation released in December 2012.

Key Benefits of the POG Approach

The POG approach was honored as a finalist in the 2005 Innovations in American Government Awards sponsored by the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.