Budget requests (41 - 50 of 139 items)
HUD's FY 1998 Budget Request: Some Requests for Funding May Be Unnecessary
T-RCED-97-108: Published: Mar 18, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1997.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year (FY) 1998 budget request, focusing on: (1) the estimates HUD used to develop its budget request for renewing Section 8 assisted housing contracts; (2) HUD's justification for 50,000 additional Section 8 certificates; (3) HUD's success in reducing the level of uncommitted public housing modernization funds held by hou...
Fiscal Year 1998 Budget Estimates for the U.S. General Accounting Office
T-OCG-97-1: Published: Feb 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1997.
GAO discussed its fiscal year 1998 budget request of $368,828,000 to support its staff of 3,500 people and a full-time equivalent staff level of 3,450.GAO noted that: (1) the increase included in its budget request is for mandatory pay and benefits increases, price-level increases to cover the higher costs of transportation, printing, supplies, personnel services, and other essential mission suppo...
1997 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions and Rescissions to DOD's Procurement and RDT&E Programs
NSIAD-96-193BR: Published: Sep 4, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1996.
GAO examined the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1997 budget request and prior years' appropriations for selected procurement and research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) programs, focusing on potential reductions in the FY 1997 budget request and potential rescissions to prior years' appropriations.GAO found that: (1) GAO identified opportunities to reduce FY 1997 procur...
VHA's Management Improvement Initiative
HEHS-96-191R: Published: Aug 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) progress in implementing health care system management improvement initiatives. GAO noted that: (1) VA is reducing its centrally funded activities by $170 million, equipment purchases by $26 million, and other headquarters-managed accounts by $89 million; (2) VA has deferred most decisions pertaining to the...
DOD Bulk Fuel: Budgeting for Bulk Fuel and Other Operation and Maintenance Activities
T-NSIAD-96-208: Published: Jul 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1996.
GAO discussed the military services' budgeting for bulk fuel. GAO noted that: (1) the Defense Fuel Supply Center's (DFSC) planned bulk fuel sales to the services are about $440 million less than the services' estimated requirements for fiscal year (FY) 1996; (2) Department of Defense (DOD) officials believe that their bulk fuel estimates are not overstated, since the estimates reflect the need to...
Housing and Urban Development: Comments on HUD's FY 1997 Budget Request
T-RCED-96-205: Published: Jun 17, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1996.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal year 1997 budget request, focusing on: (1) HUD multifamily reengineering cost estimates; (2) proposed bonus pools for high-performing grantees who exceed established performance measures; and (3) HUD progress in addressing management deficiencies. GAO noted that: (1) HUD has requested about $22 billion in discretionary bu...
DOD Bulk Fuel: Services' Fuel Requirements Could Be Reduced and Funds Used for Other Purposes
NSIAD-96-96: Published: Mar 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Defense Fuel Supply Center's (DFSC) and the military services' management of their bulk fuel requirements, focusing on the services' fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget requests.GAO found that: (1) for FY 1996, the services requested $4.01 billion to purchase 126.7 million barrels of bulk fuel from DFSC, but DFSC estimated that the services' budget request is overstated by $440 million;...
1996 Defense Budget: Potential Reductions, Rescissions, and Restrictions in RDT&E and Procurement
NSIAD-95-218BR: Published: Sep 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1995.
GAO examined the Department of Defense's fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget request and prior years' appropriations for selected research, development, test, and evaluation and procurement programs focusing on identification of potential reductions in the FY 1996 budget request and potential rescissions to prior years' appropriations.GAO found that: (1) due to schedule delays, changes in program require...
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...
FAA Budget: Issues Related to the Fiscal Year 1996 Request
T-RCED/AIMD-95-131: Published: Mar 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1995.
GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget request, focusing on the: (1) facilities and equipment account, which funds air traffic control modernization; (2) airport improvement account, which funds airport improvement projects; and (3) operations account, which supports daily FAA operations and safety oversight functions. GAO noted that: (1) the Adminis...