Oversight and accountability are paramount in any organization,
and government is no exception.
Our legislators vote to implement new rules and regulations,
and each of those have costs attached to them and have effects that need to be
Keeping track of those costs and monitoring those effects is
paramount: it’s how we measure the effectiveness of any regulation or program.
The establishment of the Office of Regulatory and Fiscal
Affairs provides West Virginians with an important check on legislators,
holding them accountable to the decisions they make, and having the data to
make informed judgments on the performance of our elected officials, as well as
the effectiveness of policy.