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U.S. Government Accountability Office: Operations and the Potential Impact of Sequestration
GAO-13-394T: Published: Feb 26, 2013. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 2013.
Operations and Potential Impact of SequestrationIn just this past fiscal year alone, GAO's work yielded significant results across the government, including $55.8 billion in financial benefits--a return of $105 for every dollar invested in GAO and 1,440 other benefits--that is, recommendations that helped to change laws, improve public services, and promote sound management throughout government....
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 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...
U.S. Government Accountability Office: Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Request
GAO-06-417T: Published: Mar 10, 2006. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 2006.
This testimony discusses 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. Budget constraints in the federal governme...
Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-05-447T: Published: May 23, 2005. Publicly Released: May 23, 2005.
We are grateful to the Congress for providing us with the support and resources that have helped us in our quest to be a world-class professional services organization. We are proud of the work we accomplish as we continue to provide our congressional clients with professional, objective, fact-based, non-partisan, non-ideological, fair, balanced, and reliable information in a timely manner regardi...
Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Request: U.S. General Accounting Office
GAO-04-474T: Published: Mar 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 2004.
GAO exists to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people. GAO's work covers virtually every area in which the federal government is or may become involved, anywhere in the world. Perhaps just as importantly, our work sometimes leads us to sound...
GAO: Additional Human Capital Flexibilities Are Needed
GAO-03-1024T: Published: Jul 16, 2003. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 2003.
The Subcommittee on Civil Service and Agency Organization, House Committee on Government Reform seeks GAO's views on its latest human capital proposal that is slated to be introduced as a bill entitled the GAO Human Capital Reform Act of 2003.As an arm of the legislative branch, GAO exists to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance an...
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...
Fiscal Year 1993 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-92-2: Published: Jan 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1992.
GAO discussed its fiscal year: (1) 1993 funding requirements; and (2) 1991 accomplishments. GAO noted that it: (1) further reduced the average length of assignments, and the quality and quantity of products issued was at an all-time high; (2) had 122 nonmonetary accomplishments which led to improvements in government operations and services; (3) had begun 200 assignments in 16 targeted high-risk a...
GAO History, 1921-1991
OP-3-HP: Published: Nov 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1991.
GAO presented a brief history of the first 70 years of GAO, focusing on: (1) the expanding role of GAO in the federal government; (2) its evolution from a voucher-checking staff to one of the most respected audit organizations in the world; and (3) its values and cultures. GAO conducted this work as part of its program to record key government official's observations and impressions and ensure tha...