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Housing and Urban Development: Management and Budget Issues in HUD's Fiscal Year 1995 Appropriation
T-RCED-94-206: Published: May 12, 1994. Publicly Released: May 12, 1994.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) reorganization and its programs, priorities, and business operations. GAO noted that: (1) HUD reorganization could overshadow the redirection of its programs and priorities; (2) HUD may not have the resources to complete its overly ambitious reinvention agenda; (3) the Government National Mortgage Corporation needs more staffing...
Budget Process: Biennial Budgeting for the Federal Government
T-AIMD-94-112: Published: Apr 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1994.
GAO discussed proposed legislation that would change the budget process from an annual to a biennial cycle. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed legislation would shift the entire budget cycle from annual to biennial, but shifting the entire cycle of authorizations, budget resolutions, and appropriations may not be necessary; (2) multiyear authorizations help both Congress and the executive branch by...
Budget Issues: GDP Analysis Broadens Budget Debate
AIMD-94-41: Published: Apr 27, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on using the concept of gross domestic product (GDP) budgeting and international comparisons to broaden the national budgeting debate.GAO found that: (1) the United States can broaden the budget debate and improve its fiscal priorities by examining U.S. economic data in the GDP budgeting context and using international comparisons; (2)...
Budget Process: Some Reforms Offer Promise
T-AIMD-94-86: Published: Mar 2, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1994.
GAO discussed proposed changes to the budget process, focusing on: (1) biennial budgeting; (2) increasing controls over tax expenditures and direct spending; and (3) requiring gross national product (GNP) budget analysis and fiscal policy reports in the President's budget proposals. GAO noted that: (1) the House members of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress have proposed to shift...
Budget Issues: Fiscal Year 1993 Budget Estimates and Actual Results
AIMD-94-68: Published: Feb 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) original and revised budget estimates with actual fiscal year (FY) 1993 results, focusing on the: (1) reasons for major differences between OMB original estimates and actual FY 1993 results; (2) OMB estimation difficulties; and (3) receipt estimates reported by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).GAO fo...
Budget Policy: Biennial Budgeting for the Federal Government
T-AIMD-94-4: Published: Oct 7, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1993.
GAO discussed the National Performance Review's (NPR) proposals for biennial budgets and appropriations. GAO noted that: (1) under the NPR proposal, the President would submit budget proposals, authorizations, budget resolutions, and appropriations every 2 years; (2) a 2-year budget cycle would be less burdensome and time-consuming and provide more stability to programs; (3) other NPR proposals fo...
1994 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions to the Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-93-295BR: Published: Sep 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests for fiscal year 1994, focusing on whether O&M accounts should be funded as requested.GAO found that: (1) potential reductions and rescissions to the services' 1994 O&M budget total $6.7 billion; (2) between fiscal years 1989 and 1992, the services had $1.197 billion in unobligat...
Balanced Budget Requirements: State Experiences and Implications for the Federal Government
AFMD-93-58BR: Published: Mar 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) states' balanced budget requirements; (2) states' experience in meeting those requirements; and (3) implications for a federal balanced budget.GAO found that: (1) 48 states have balanced budget requirements; (2) states focus primarily on balancing the general fund, which includes general tax receipts and discretionary appropriat...
OCG-93-1TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized issues concerning the federal budget deficit problem and the factors involved in reducing the deficit.GAO noted that: (1) the 1992 budget deficit totalled $290 billion or 4.9 percent of the gross national product; (2) the actual budget deficit totalled $386 billion, but was partially offset by $90 billion in trust fund surpluses; (3) the trust fu...
BLM Resource Allocation
RCED-92-181R: Published: May 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 20, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) fiscal year (FY) 1991 and FY 1992 budget and staff allocations for nine western states in management programs addressing oil and gas, coal, rangeland, cultural resources, wilderness, recreation resources, and resource planning. GAO noted that: (1) the BLM resource allocation process, including it...