Oversight through Committees

Legislatures have standing committees responsible for authorizing and overseeing state agencies and programs.  Some legislatures also create committees with specific responsibility for audits and oversight.  Some legislatures create special committees, including interim committees, to address particular problems.

Click on a state to see that state’s rating.

State Oversight through Committees Rating
AlabamaLimited
AlaskaModerate
ArizonaModerate
ArkansasLimited
CaliforniaHigh
ColoradoHigh
ConnecticutModerate
DelawareLimited
FloridaModerate
GeorgiaMinimal
HawaiiHigh
IdahoModerate
IllinoisModerate
IndianaModerate
IowaLimited
KansasModerate
KentuckyModerate
LouisianaLimited
MaineModerate
MarylandHigh
MassachusettsModerate
MichiganModerate
MinnesotaHigh
MississippiModerate
MissouriLimited
MontanaModerate
NebraskaModerate
NevadaHigh
New HampshireModerate
New JerseyHigh
New MexicoModerate
New YorkModerate
North CarolinaLimited
North DakotaModerate
OhioHigh
OklahomaLimited
OregonModerate
PennsylvaniaHigh
Rhode IslandModerate
South CarolinaModerate
South DakotaLimited
TennesseeModerate
TexasModerate
UtahLimited
VermontLimited
VirginiaLimited
WashingtonModerate
West VirginiaModerate
WisconsinHigh
WyomingModerate
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