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Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Request: U.S. General Accounting Office
GAO-04-474T: Published: Mar 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 2004.
GAO exists to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people. GAO's work covers virtually every area in which the federal government is or may become involved, anywhere in the world. Perhaps just as importantly, our work sometimes leads us to sound...
Fiscal Exposures: Improving the Budgetary Focus on Long-Term Costs and Uncertainties
GAO-03-213: Published: Jan 24, 2003. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 2003.
GAO and other budget experts have discussed that the current time horizons and content of the federal budget could be enhanced to more comprehensively reflect the government's commitments or signal emerging problems. GAO was asked to (1) provide information on the range and nature of responsibilities, programs, and activities that may explicitly or implicitly expose the government to future spendi...
Long-Term Commitments: Improving the Budgetary Focus on Environmental Liabilities
GAO-03-219: Published: Jan 24, 2003. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 2003.
Although environmental liabilities resulting from federal programs and activities represent the third largest category of the federal government's liabilities, the current cash- and obligation-based budget does not provide information on estimated cleanup costs before waste-producing assets are purchased. As a result, policymakers do not have the opportunity to weigh the full costs of a proposal w...
Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Request: U.S. General Accounting Office
GAO-02-518T: Published: May 8, 2002. Publicly Released: May 8, 2002.
This testimony addresses GAO's fiscal year 2001 performance and results, current challenges and future plans, and GAO's budget request for fiscal year 2003...
Budget Process: Extending Budget Controls
GAO-02-682T: Published: Apr 25, 2002. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2002.
The events of September 11 imposed new demands on the federal budget, while pent-up demands from years of fighting deficits remain. In the past, GAO has suggested four broad principles for a budget process. That process should (1) provide information on the long-term impact of decisions, both macro--linking fiscal policy to the long-term economic outlook--and micro--providing recognition of the lo...
Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Request: U.S. General Accounting Office
GAO-01-809T: Published: Jun 26, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 2001.
This testimony discusses GAO's achievements in fiscal year 2000, its current plans and future challenges, and its budget request for fiscal year 2002. Financial benefits to taxpayers as a result of GAO's work totaled more than $23 billion in fiscal year 2000--a $61 return on every dollar invested in GAO. During fiscal year 2001, GAO continued to focus its work on the major issues facing Congress,...
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...
Budget Issues: Incremental Funding of Capital Asset Acquisitions
GAO-01-432R: Published: Feb 26, 2001. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 2001.
This report identifies civilian nondefense agency capital projects with estimated costs of $175.6 billion, based on agency budget justifications and other data. Costs for incrementally funded and high technology civilian projects are estimated at $154.7 billion. Of this amount, $78.5 billion in budget authority has been provided through fiscal year 2000, leaving $76.2 billion of budget authority s...
Compendium of Budget Accounts: Fiscal Year 2001
AIMD-00-143: Published: Apr 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 2000.
GAO presented a compendium of fiscal year (FY) 2001 budget accounts to give users a convenient way to: (1) sort through the federal government's fiscal structure; and (2) determine the level of used, estimated, or requested budgetary resources for individual accounts.GAO noted that: (1) the compendium has the same organizational arrangement as the appendix to the Budget of the United States Govern...