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Performance Management and Budgeting in the Federal Government: Brief History and Recent Developments : Government Accountability Office (GAO) , March 16, , 2005

March 16, 2005

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

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From the summary: “The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (P.L. 103-62), known as GPRA or the Results Act, sought to promote greater efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability in federal spending by establishing a new framework for performance management and budgeting in federal agencies. GPRA represents the latest in a series of initiatives in the last 55 years attempting to link budget levels with expected results, so that spending decisions can be better aligned with anticipated performance, an approach commonly referred to as ‘performance budgeting.’”


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