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State Budget (Virginia 2015)

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/MoneyWeb.NSF/sb2015

Brings together all relevant material with links including the conference report for the revised 2014-2016 biennium budget.  From the Virginia Legislative Information System

 

 

NASA: Assessments of Selected Large-Scale Projects

Categories: Govt Finance,Science/Technology

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/669205.pdf

Latest annual report on how well the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is doing in carrying out its major projects and reducing acquisition risk.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Department of Defense Selected Acquisition Reports (SARs) As of December 31, 2014

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.defense.gov/pubs/SAR_December_2014.pdf

Summarizes the latest estimates of costs, schedule, and performance status for major defense acquisition programs.  Cost figures cover research and development, procurement, construction, and maintenance.  From the Defense Department

 

Direct Federal Financial Interventions and Subsidies in Energy in Fiscal Year 2013

Categories: Energy,Govt Finance

http://www.eia.gov/analysis/requests/subsidy/pdf/subsidy.pdf

Provides data on federal government programs that provide financial benefits to the energy sector with a focus on subsidies for electricity production and federal electric utilities.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

Crop Insurance: Reducing Subsidies for Highest Income Participants Could Save Federal Dollars with Minimal Effect on the Program

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/669062.pdf

Examines the percentage and characteristics of program participants that would be affected if premium subsidies were reduced for the highest income recipients, the impact on the crop insurance program, and methods by which such a change could be implemented.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Preserving the Navy’s Forward Presence with a Smaller Fleet

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49989-ForwardPresence_0.pdf

Proposes options for how the Navy could maintain a forward presence similar to the current one with future smaller budgets through deploying ships for longer periods, basing more ships and crews overseas, and assigning multiple crews to some ships to allow for longer deployments.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Budgetary and Economic Outcomes Under Paths for Federal Revenues and Noninterest Spending Specified by Chairman Price, March 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Taxes

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49977-PriceBudgetResolution.pdf

The projections in this report represent an assessment of how federal debt and economic output would evolve from 2016 to 2040 under paths for revenue and noninterest spending proposed by Tom Price, the chair of the House Budget Committee.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

The Effects of Potential Cuts in SNAP Spending on Households with Different Amounts of Income

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Govt Finance,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49978-SNAP.pdf

In an average month in FY2014, 47 million people or one in seven U.S. residents received federal food benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.  This report examines several options for reducing spending for the program as demanded by some in Congress and the potential effects on households of varying incomes.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

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