Budget cuts (31 - 40 of 107 items)
Coast Guard: Issues Related to the Fiscal Year 1996 Budget Request
T-RCED-95-130: Published: Mar 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1995.
GAO discussed the Coast Guard's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget request. GAO noted that: (1) the Coast Guard's FY 1996 budget request is 2.8 percent higher than its FY 1995 budget and reflects an average annual increase in the budget since FY 1992; (2) most of the increase is for acquisition, construction, improvements, and retirement costs; (3) a number of Coast Guard initiatives have reduced potent...
Fiscal Year 1996 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-95-3: Published: Feb 23, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1995.
GAO discussed its fiscal year 1996 budget request. GAO noted that: (1) its staff has decreased since 1992, and it is prepared to implement a 25-percent staff reduction by 1997; (2) it has upgraded its technology by installing voice mail and a videoconferencing network, and is installing computer networks to enable it to work more efficiently with less staff; (3) if it were required to implement a...
1995 Budget: Potential Reductions to the Operation and Maintenance Programs
NSIAD-94-246BR: Published: Sep 6, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1994.
GAO reviewed the military services' operation and maintenance (O&M) budget requests for fiscal year (FY) 1995, focusing on whether the O&M accounts should be funded in the amounts requested.GAO found that: (1) the military services' and defense activities' O&M budget requests for FY 1995 could be reduced by about $4.5 billion; (2) the services and defense activities could realize O&M budget saving...
Fiscal Year 1995 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-94-3: Published: May 10, 1994. Publicly Released: May 10, 1994.
GAO discussed the General Accounting Office's (GAO) fiscal year 1995 budget request. GAO noted that: (1) it restructured its policies to focus on customer needs and information technology; (2) it reduced its staffing level by more than 10 percent in fiscal year (FY) 1994; (3) it performed an increasing number of audits without sacrificing the quality of its work; (4) it focused its total quality m...
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...
Fiscal Year 1994 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-93-3: Published: Jan 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1993.
GAO discussed its fiscal year (FY) 1994 appropriation request. GAO requested: (1) about $497 million, an 11-percent increase over its FY 1992 appropriation request; (2) restoration of FY 1993 reductions in training and permanent personnel transfer expenditures; (3) minimum funding to continue asbestos abatement and renovations so that staff in rental space can return to the GAO building; and (4) s...
1993 DOD Budget: Potential Reductions in Command, Control, and Communications Satellite Programs
NSIAD-92-289BR: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined the Army, Navy, and Air Force fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget requests and prior years' appropriations for selected command, control, and communications satellite programs; and (2) identified potential reductions to the FY 1993 budget request and potential rescissions to prior year appropriations.GAO found that: (1) schedule slippage, technical r...
ACM Variant Program
NSIAD-92-246R: Published: Jul 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1992.
GAO identified: (1) funds in the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1993 budget that are no longer needed for the terminated Advanced Cruise Missile (ACM) variant program; and (2) issues that require evaluation before the Air Force attempts to modify ACM to the variant configuration. GAO noted that: (1) although the Air Force followed congressional directions given in November 1991 to terminate the vari...
Budget Policy: The Budget Deficit and Long-Term Economic Growth
T-OCE-92-1: Published: Jun 11, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1992.
GAO discussed the federal budget deficit and federal spending priorities, focusing on the deficit's long-term economic consequences and the economic benefits of deficit reduction. GAO noted that: (1) the rising budget deficit is increasingly absorbing the net national savings available for investment, and trends in expenditures for health care, interest, and social security indicate continued defi...