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The Federal Judiciary: Observations on Selected Issues
GGD-95-236BR: Published: Sep 18, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal judiciary operations, focusing on the: (1) appropriations, expenditures, and functions of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) and the Federal Judiciary Center (FJC); (2) costs of FJC training programs; (3) annual number and cost of Judicial Conference meetings; and (4) cost of any circuit task forces on gender or ethnic bia...
Budget Trends: Obligations by Item of Expense, Fiscal Years 1971-1994
AIMD-95-227: Published: Sep 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal spending patterns and trends by object classification, focusing on: (1) average annual growth rates; (2) historical trend data; and (3) fiscal year (FY) 1994 budget accounts by department and agency which obligated $100 million or more.GAO found that: (1) most object series and classes have shown real growth since FY 1971; (2...
Impoundments: Fiscal Year 1995 Funds Proposed for Rescission, but Not Approved by Congress, Have Been Released
OGC-95-20: Published: Aug 22, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1995.
GAO reported on the status of budget authority proposed for rescission by the President in his third special impoundment message for fiscal year 1995.GAO found that Congress: (1) passed an emergency supplemental and rescission bill approving two of the rescissions proposed by the President in the third special message; and (2) passed another emergency supplemental and rescission bill approving som...
Budget Issues: Earmarking in the Federal Government
AIMD-95-216FS: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent to which federal receipts are earmarked for particular uses through authorizing legislation, focusing on: (1) what percent of total receipts from the public are earmarked; (2) the level of earmarking by fund type; and (3) the extent of earmarking at the state government level.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year (FY) 1994, 47 percent of to...
Housing and Urban Development: HUD's Reinvention Blueprint Raises Budget Issues and Opportunities
T-RCED-95-196: Published: Jul 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1995.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget request, focusing on the: (1) proposed budget estimates; and (2) budgetary impact of certain assumptions built into the HUD Reinvention Blueprint. GAO noted that: (1) HUD current budget estimates are questionable and subject to considerable error; (2) HUD justification for transforming public housing...
Advance Sheets: Volume 74, Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
OGC-95-12: Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO published advance sheets of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of July 1995...
Budget Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-26(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Budget Issues issue area as of July 6, 1995...
AIMD-95-155R: Published: May 31, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1995.
GAO provided information on unobligated budget balances associated with proposed rescission items in the draft bill. GAO noted that: (1) there were 100 budget accounts associated with items listed in the draft bill; (2) for each account, it identified the presence or absence of unobligated balances; (3) some budget accounts could not be associated with items in the draft bill because the draft bil...
GGD-95-200R: Published: Apr 3, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed information on the funding status of the Civil Service Retirement System. GAO noted that: (1) the system's unfunded liability is not a problem that needs to be fixed to avoid a steep increase in outlays from the Treasury or increases in the deficit; and (2) there should be sufficient assets in the retirement fund to cover benefit payments to all cu...
Impoundments: Proposed Rescissions Affecting EPA and the Agriculture, Commerce, and Transportation Departments
OGC-95-17: Published: Mar 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1995.
GAO reviewed 16 proposed rescissions of budget authority included in the President's third special impoundment message for fiscal year 1995.GAO found that the 16 proposed rescissions are in accordance with the Impoundment Control Act. GAO also provided specific information on seven rescissions that should be useful to Congress in its examination of the message...