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Forces That Will Shape America's Future: Themes from GAO's Strategic Plan, 2007-2012
GAO-07-467SP: Published: Mar 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2007.
This document describes the forces that are likely to shape our nation's future, its place in the world, and the changing role of the federal government. This document is an integral part of GAO's strategic plan for serving the Congress for fiscal years 2007 through 2012. Our plan describes our proposed goals and strategies for supporting the Congress and the nation in facing the challenges of a r...
GAO Strategic Plan, 2007-2012 (Supersedes GAO-04-534SP and Superseded by GAO-10-559SP)
GAO-07-1SP: Published: Mar 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2007.
This publication supersedes GAO-04-534SP, GAO Strategic Plan 2004-2009, March, 2004 and has been superseded by GAO-10-559SP, U.S. Government Accountability Office: Strategic Plan 2010-2015, July 2010. In keeping with GAO's commitment to update its strategic plan at least once every 3 years--consistent with the Government Performance and Results Act--this strategic plan describes our proposed goals...
United States Government Accountability Office: Supporting the Congress through Oversight, Insight, and Foresight
GAO-07-644T: Published: Mar 21, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 2007.
The Committee sought GAO's views on the role GAO has played in assisting congressional oversight and the authorities and resources GAO needs to further improve its assistance to the Congress. Today's testimony discusses some of the ways that GAO has helped "set the table" for this Committee, the Congress, the executive branch, and the nation to engage in a constructive and informed dialogue about...
Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-07-547T: Published: Mar 16, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 2007.
We would like to thank Congress for its past support of GAO. We are especially appreciative of Congressional efforts to help us avoid a furlough of our staff during fiscal year 2007. Had we not received additional funds this year and not taken other cost minimization actions, GAO would have likely been forced to furlough most staff for up to 5 days without pay. At the same time, due to funding sho...
Fiscal Year 2008 Performance Plan
GAO-07-421SP: Published: Mar 1, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2007.
This report presents the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) Performance Plans for Fiscal Year 2008. In the spirit of the Government Performance and Results Act, this annual plan informs the Congress and the American people about what we expect to accomplish on their behalf in the coming fiscal year. It sets forth our plan to make progress toward achieving our strategic goals for serving the...
Performance and Accountability Highlights Fiscal Year 2006
GAO-07-3SP: Published: Jan 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 2007.
This report presents the highlights of GAO's fiscal year 2006 Performance and Accountability report. In short, fiscal year 2006 was an exceptional year for GAO. For example, we received a clean opinion from independent auditors on our financial statements. Senior GAO executives and the Comptroller General delivered testimonies at 240 hearings covering a range of topics, including the tax gap and t...
Fiscal Year 2006 Performance and Accountability Report
GAO-07-2SP: Published: Nov 15, 2006. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2006.
Presented is GAO's performance and accountability report for fiscal year 2006. In the spirit of the Government Performance and Results Act, this annual report informs the Congress and the American people about what we have achieved on their behalf. Importantly, GAO received a clean opinion from independent auditors on our financial statements for the 20th consecutive year. The financial informatio...
Fiscal Year 2007 Performance Plans
GAO-07-146SP: Published: Oct 1, 2006. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 2006.
This report presents the General Accounting Office's (GAO) Performance Plans for Fiscal Year 2007. In the spirit of the Government Performance and Results Act, this annual plan informs the Congress and the American people about what we expect to accomplish on their behalf in the coming fiscal year. It sets forth our plan to make progress toward achieving our strategic goals for serving the Congres...
Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-06-418T: Published: Apr 26, 2006. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 2006.
We are pleased to appear before the Congress today in support of the fiscal year 2007 budget request for the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). This request will help us continue our support of the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and will help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people. Bu...
Highlights of a GAO Forum: Managing the Supplier Base in the 21st Century
GAO-06-533SP: Published: Mar 31, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 2006.
The Department of Defense (DOD) and other federal agencies face challenges to maintain suppliers capable of meeting current and future mission requirements. Changing security threats, rapidly evolving science and technology, and budget imbalances have created an uncertain acquisition environment. As DOD, Department of Homeland Security, and others seek to fundamentally transform operations, they a...