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Want to Make a Serious Change in Your State’s Finances? Pay Attention to Your State Treasurer’s Race

By Derek Kreifels First published by OpportunityLives.com Oftentimes, as in many presidential election years, down ballot races get overlooked. But in the age of state budget shortfalls, underfunded pension liabilities and other financial issues, the election of a state treasurer will be one of the more important races to follow in 2016. The State Financial […]

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SFOF Member Financial Officers Write “Guiding Principles” Statement to Further Define Philosophy

SFOF STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES “SFOF is founded on the belief that state financial officers should play a greater role in promoting conservative, fiscally responsible public policy.” -SFOF President Derek Kreifels I. Free Enterprise As State officers, we are committed to preserving the public trust and complying with the laws and ethical principles that govern us. […]

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Thirteen SFOF Member States in Top Twenty Ranking

The day after its release, Jonathan Williams, co-author of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index and Vice President of the Center for State Fiscal Reform for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) presented at the 2016 SFOF Spring National Meeting in Indianapolis. The index which is in it’s 9th edition has become widely […]