Mission Statement

Basis in Statute

The Authorities Budget Office (ABO) was created as an independent office pursuant to Chapter 506 of the Laws of 2009 (“The 2009 Public Authorities Reform Act”).

Organizational Structure

The ABO is an independent office that, by law, receives administrative assistance and support from the Department of State for the effective and efficient execution of its powers and duties. The ABO is supported through a special fee on public authorities that is assessed by the State Division of the Budget.

ABO Mission

The mission of Authorities Budget Office is to make public authorities more accountable and transparent, and to act in the public interest consistent with their intended purpose. The ABO carries out its mission by:

Powers and Duties

The powers and duties of the ABO include, but are not limited to: