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21st Century Challenges: Performance Budgeting Could Help Promote Necessary Reexamination
GAO-05-709T: Published: Jun 14, 2005. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2005.
As part of its work to improve the management and performance of the federal government, GAO monitors progress and continuing challenges in performance budgeting and the Administration's related initiatives, such as the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART). In light of the nation's long-term fiscal imbalance and other emerging 21st century challenges, we have also reported that performance budget...
Social Security Reform: Early Action Would be Prudent
GAO-05-397T: Published: Mar 9, 2005. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 2005.
Social Security is the foundation of the nation's retirement income system, helping to protect the vast majority of American workers and their families from poverty in old age. However, it is much more than a retirement program, also providing millions of Americans with disability insurance and survivors' benefits. Over the long term, as the baby boom generation retires and as Americans continue t...
21st Century Challenges: Reexamining the Base of the Federal Government
GAO-05-352T: Published: Feb 16, 2005. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 2005.
This report stems from the recognition that the Congress faces a daunting challenge: the need to bring government and its programs in line with 21st century realities. This challenge has many related pieces: addressing the nation's large and growing long-term fiscal gap; deciding on the appropriate role and size of the federal government--and how to finance that government--and bringing the panopl...
Long-Term Care: Aging Baby Boom Generation Will Increase Demand and Burden on Federal and State Budgets
GAO-02-544T: Published: Mar 21, 2002. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 2002.
As more and more of the baby boomers enter retirement age, spending for Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security is expected to absorb correspondingly larger shares of federal revenue and crowd out other spending. The aging of the baby boomers will also increase the demand for long-term care and contribute to federal and state budget burdens. The number of disabled elderly who cannot perform daily...
Outsourcing DOD Logistics: Savings Achievable But Defense Science Board's Projections Are Overstated
NSIAD-98-48: Published: Dec 8, 1997. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the basis for the Defense Science Board's (DSB) estimate that the Department of Defense (DOD) could potentially save $6 billion annually by reducing its logistics infrastructure costs within the continental United States, focusing on: (1) the opportunities for logistics infrastructure savings; and (2) DOD's and GAO's analyses of the DSB's projected...
National Security Analysis Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1997-99
IAP-97-1: Published: Apr 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its National Security Analysis issue area plan for fiscal years 1997-1999.GAO plans to assess the: (1) extent to which the Department of Defense's (DOD) initiatives for implementing the national military strategy result in the efficient and effective allocation of resources; (2) efficiency and effectiveness of DOD's existing and planned force structure; (3) extent to wh...
DOD Budget: Evaluation of Defense Science Board Report on Funding Shortfalls
NSIAD-94-139: Published: Apr 20, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Science Board Task Force's report on the fiscal years 1994 through 1999 Future Years Defense Program.GAO found that: (1) the task force's estimated savings from defense management report decisions (DMRD) could be overstated by $9 billion to $11 billion; (2) the funding shortfalls are a result of delayed DMRD implementation plans and unr...
DOD Budget: Future Years Defense Program Needs Details Based on Comprehensive Review
NSIAD-93-250: Published: Aug 20, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) for fiscal year (FY) 1994, focusing on: (1) major planning assumptions underlying FYDP; and (2) the process DOD is using to develop the FY 1995 FYDP.GAO found that: (1) the FY 1994 FYDP report contains only target defense budget totals for FY 1995 through FY 1999 and lacks the de...
Developing a Federal Drug Budget: Implementing the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988
GGD-90-104: Published: Aug 23, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) the evolution of the process used to formulate federal drug budgets for fiscal years (FY) 1989 through 1992; and (2) how the executive branch tracks and monitors the obligation and expenditure of federal drug program funds.GAO found that: (1) for FY 1981 through 1989, Congress did not legislatively require the preparation of an annual drug bud...
Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1985
123294: Feb 2, 1984
Testimony was presented regarding the GAO budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1985 and recent GAO initiatives and accomplishments. Organizational changes in the past 2 years include the designation of new Assistant Comptrollers General to concentrate top management attention on areas which are vital to effective GAO operations and to direct personnel activities. Three new divisions were created: t...