Alabama cannot grow and prosper without effective, ethical, and transparent government at the state and local levels. PARCA explores the provision of key government services, the taxes and spending that support these services, and ways in which key decisions are made.

PARCA provides:
Analysis of proposed amendments to Alabama’s Constitution.
Comparative studies of Alabama’s budgets and taxes.
Comparative studies of municipal finances.
SMART budgeting analysis for cities and counties.
Program evaluations of government agencies.


PARCA Annual Meeting Additional Materials

PARCA’s Annual Meeting was held in Birmingham on Friday, February 5. Its focus was Alabama’s process for formulating budgets. PARCA’s Read the full release.  


Governor Pledges Bold Action on the Budget at PARCA Annual Meeting

Speaking before a sell-out crowd of more than 400 at the Harbert Center on Friday, Feb. 13, Gov. Robert Bentley Read the full release.