Accession Number:

AD1100107

Title:

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON DC United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-03-11

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

GAOs mission is to support 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. We provide nonpartisan, objective, and reliable information to Congress, federal agencies, and to the public, and recommend improvements across the full breadth and scope of the federal governments responsibilities. In fiscal year 2019. GAO issued 1,607 new recommendations. Congress used our work extensively to inform its decisions on key fiscal year 2019 and 2020 legislation. Since fiscal year 2000, GAOs work has resulted in over 1.16 trillion dollars in financial benefits and 24,750 program and operational benefits that helped to change laws, improve public services, and promote sound management throughout government.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE