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​Legislative Fiscal Office

Phone: 503-986-1828
Address: 900 Court St. NE, Room H-178, Salem OR 97301


The Legislative Fiscal Office (LFO) is a permanent nonpartisan legislative service agency that:

  • Provides comprehensive research, analysis, and recommendations on the state’s biennial budget
  • Evaluates state expenditures, program administration, and agency organization
  • Assists in developing the Legislature’s adopted balanced budget
  • Prepares fiscal impact statements on legislative measures
  • Publishes detailed analyses, summary documents, and briefs on budget-related topics
LFO provides professional staff for the:
  • Joint Committee on Ways and Means
  • Emergency Board
  • Joint Legislative Audit Committee
  • Joint Legislative Committee on Information Management and Technology
  • Transparency Oregon Advisory Commission
  • Other special committees or task forces on budget as directed by legislative leadership