Budget administration (51 - 60 of 413 items)
Budget Issues: Long-Term Fiscal Challenges
GAO-02-467T: Published: Feb 27, 2002. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 2002.
Combating terrorism and ensuring homeland security have created urgent claims on the nation's attention and on the federal budget. Although an economic recovery seems to be underway, the recession that began last spring has had real consequences for the budget. At the same time, the fiscal pressures created by the retirement of the baby boomers and rising health care costs continue unchanged. Howe...
Budget Scoring: Budget Scoring Affects Some Lease Terms, but Full Extent Is Uncertain
GAO-01-929: Published: Aug 31, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 2001.
This report responds to a concern that budget-scoring restrictions were forcing the General Services Administration (GSA) to rely on shorter term leases that increase the costs to the Federal Buildings Fund because their per-square-foot costs are greater than longer term leases. Budget-scorekeeping rules are to be used by the scorekeepers to ensure compliance with budget laws and that legislation...
Results-Oriented Budget Practices in Federal Agencies
GAO-01-1084SP: Published: Aug 1, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2001.
GAO analyzed federal government budget practices in order to produce a framework for agency budget practices that can guide an agency toward incorporating performance information into the budget process. GAO also reviewed challenges to implementing results-oriented budget practices that were identified by a panel of agency budget officials...
Housing and Urban Development: Comments on HUD's Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Request
GAO-01-663T: Published: Apr 25, 2001. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2001.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year 2002 budget request. Because HUD's 2002 budget request was released only two weeks before this testimony, GAO could only offer a general discussion of the budget's policy policy implications and program trade-offs. GAO found that, in recent years, HUD has had significant unexpended balances, making it difficult for C...
Supporting Congressional Oversight: Framework for Considering Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work
GAO-01-447: Published: Mar 9, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 2001.
This report provides a framework for considering the budgetary implications of program reform options discussed in past GAO work but not yet addressed or enacted. To help Congress, GAO has developed an oversight framework that is intended to allow Congress to systematically address the goals, scope, and approaches for delivering these on-going programs. This report contains more than 100 examples...
DC Courts: Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Request and Financial Information
AIMD-00-172R: Published: Jul 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the District of Columbia Courts' (DC Courts) fiscal year (FY) 2001 budget request and related issues, focusing on: (1) whether DC Courts' FY 2001 budget was reasonable; (2) what were DC Courts' obligations and payments for FY 1999 operations, including totals charged for the Criminal Justice Act, Counsel for Child Abuse and Neglect, and the Guardia...
Office of Management and Budget: Future Challenges to Management
T-GGD/AIMD-00-141: Published: Apr 7, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the management challenges facing the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), focusing on the broader challenges facing the nation and the federal government now and in the future and their implications for central leadership approaches in general, and OMB in particular.GAO noted that: (1) the nation faces a wide range of challenges and opportunitie...
Budget Issues: Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work for Fiscal Year 2001
OCG-00-8: Published: Mar 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the budgetary implications of selected program reforms discussed in its past work but not yet implemented or enacted.GAO noted that: (1) Congress has many available options for cutting spending or raising revenue; (2) GAO discusses the conventions used to estimate savings and revenue gains; (3) GAO provides for congressional consideration an analyt...
Budget Process: Biennial Budgeting for the Federal Government
T-AIMD-00-121: Published: Mar 10, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the proposals to change the entire budget process from an annual to a biennial cycle.GAO noted that: (1) the biennial bills before Congress would shift the entire budget cycle from annual to biennial; (2) the President would submit a budget every year; (3) authorizations would be for 2 years or longer; (4) budget resolutions would be adopted and a...
Defense Budget: Real Property Maintenance and Base Operations Fund Movements
T-NSIAD-00-101: Published: Mar 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) real property maintenance and base operations fund movements, focusing on the: (1) movement of funds to and from real property maintenance and base operations during fiscal years 1994 through 1999; (2) movement of unit training funds during the same period of time; and (3) evidence indicating that unit training fu...