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Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 
Question/Topic: I am looking for information on privatization efforts by Florida state agencies pursuant to legislation/governor directives or agency initiatives. 
Answer/Pointer: A good way to find out about privatization efforts by state government is to look through the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) reports. Their web address is: I would start with the link on this page to Florida Government Accountability Report (FGAR). After you've selected FGAR, on the left is what appears to be a maze of options. Select the keyword option. Privatization appears as a subject heading under most of the major categories on this page. Use the Find feature under Edit on the menu list of your browser. The links will take you to reports prepared by OPPAGA. For current privatization efforts, contact Please contact the following unit in the Governor's office: General Government Policy Unit 850 / 487-1884 The following is quoted from the Governor's web site: The General Government Policy Unit provides planning, policy and budgetary analysis and recommendations to the Governor for the departments of Banking and Finance, Business and Professional Regulation, Executive Office of the Governor, Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Insurance, Labor and Employment Security, Lottery, Management Services, Military Affairs, Public Service Commission, Revenue, State, and Transportation. The unit also coordinates and develops recommendations on information technology and state agency productivity. 
Librarian: SLF 

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