Strategic Budgeting: Risk Management Principles Can Help DHS Allocate Resources to Highest Priorities

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Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Previous GAO work has outlined the nation's growing fiscal imbalance and called for a fundamental reexamination of the base of the federal government. The significant resources directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicate that a robust homeland security program is viewed as critical to the protection and prosperity of Americans. This testimony addresses the need for a fundamental reexamination of the base of government, the role that performance budgeting tools can play in helping inform agency activities, and DHS's use of performance budgeting and risk management ... continued below

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United States. Government Accountability Office. June 29, 2005.

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Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Previous GAO work has outlined the nation's growing fiscal imbalance and called for a fundamental reexamination of the base of the federal government. The significant resources directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicate that a robust homeland security program is viewed as critical to the protection and prosperity of Americans. This testimony addresses the need for a fundamental reexamination of the base of government, the role that performance budgeting tools can play in helping inform agency activities, and DHS's use of performance budgeting and risk management concepts. It also includes examples from GAO work on homeland security issues that highlight DHS attempts to define an acceptable and achievable level of risk."

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United States. Government Accountability Office. Strategic Budgeting: Risk Management Principles Can Help DHS Allocate Resources to Highest Priorities, text, June 29, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc291705/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.