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Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Request: U.S. General Accounting Office
GAO-01-609T: Published: May 10, 2001. Publicly Released: May 10, 2001.
This testimony reviews GAO's fiscal year 2000 accomplishments, fiscal year 2001 plans and future challenges, and fiscal year 2002 budget request. In fiscal year 2000, GAO saved taxpayers more than $23 billion. GAO's work also resulted in improved public health and safety, better national security, and stronger financial management and information systems. During fiscal year 2001, GAO will continue...
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...
Federal Debt: Debt Management Actions and Future Challenges
GAO-01-317: Published: Feb 28, 2001. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2001.
This report discusses the Treasury Department's debt management strategies in a period of budget surplus. As the level of debt held by the public has decreased, the Treasury has had to rethink its strategies for best achieving its three goals--having enough cash on hand, minimizing cost over time, and promoting efficient markets. The Treasury has used existing and new debt managing tools in respon...
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...
Long-Term Budget Issues: Moving From Balancing the Budget to Balancing Fiscal Risk
GAO-01-385T: Published: Feb 6, 2001. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 2001.
In this statement, the Comptroller General discusses the fiscal policy challenges facing Congress and the nation. The focus of tax administration and budgeting are shifting because of current and projected budget surpluses. The Comptroller General speaks of the need for fiscal responsibility when using surplus projections to design tax and spending policies. These projections are based on a set of...
Biennial Budgeting: Three States' Experiences
GAO-01-132: Published: Oct 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 2000.
Members of Congress periodically have expressed interest in converting the federal budget process from an annual to a biennial cycle. Congress believes that the time spent on these activities has come at the expense of congressional oversight and authorization responsibilities. To better understand states' experiences with the biennial budget cycle, GAO studied three states: Arizona, Ohio, and Con...
Budget Issues: July 2000 Update of GAO's Long-Term Fiscal Simulations
AIMD-00-272R: Published: Jul 26, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated its long-term economic model using the latest economic and budget assumptions from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).GAO noted that: (1) the continued strength of the U.S. economy and the significant improvement in the budget projections released by CBO this month compared to those released in January are reflected in GAO's updated long-term sim...
Federal Mandatory Spending on the Elderly
AIMD-00-166R: Published: May 11, 2000. Publicly Released: May 11, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal mandatory spending on the elderly.GAO noted that: (1) GAO estimates that federal mandatory spending on the elderly for the applicable programs as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) will grow from 6 percent in 2000 to 6.5 percent in 2010; (2) in the following decade, as the baby boom generation begins to retire, this spen...
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...