Budget deficit (81 - 83 of 83 items)
Analysis of NASA's Supplemental FY 1979 Budget Request
PSAD-79-59: Published: Mar 16, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1979.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) requested $185 million to supplement its approved fiscal year 1979 research and development appropriation of $3,292 million. NASA estimated that the additional funding was needed because of technical problems encountered in the development, manufacturing, and testing of Shuttle systems; the need for design changes and weight reductions; and...
Federal Budget Outlay Estimates: A Growing Problem
PAD-79-20: Published: Feb 9, 1979. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 1979.
Federal budget outlay estimates generally swing between longfalls, or underestimates in the budget year, and shortfalls, or overestimates in the current year. The budget year estimates reflect the administration's concern about the growing deficit and the need to hold down spending. The shift to a shortfall, or overestimate in the current year's estimates (12 months later), reflects the administra...