Regulators subject to a politically sensitive budgeter
The four most frequently observed activities were in evidence for more than three-quarters of the groups in each subsample: providing fiscal information and analysis to other NGOs; using public statements, press releases, and advertising to inform the public and public officials; pursuing advocacy or other goals by providing assistance to executive and administrative government budgeters
; and providing analyses and information to legislators and their staffs.
needs to include everything in the budget that should be there.
The "balanced budgeters
" and the "happy retirees" were relatively younger, with average ages of 72.4 years and 73.9 years, respectively.
Additionally, the survey found, good budgeters
have "extensive discussions" with their parents about saving money (67%) compared to those who aren't good budgeters
* Only 2pc of budgeters
save up in advance for their holiday spending
According to The Wall Street Journal, federal budgeters
are looking at programs that directly affect the war against terrorism, homeland defense and economic recovery for increases, and all others are getting "the balanced budget treatment," meaning that, to provide increases in priority programs, other programs must be cut.
To answer these questions, we surveyed executive and legislative budgeters
in the 50 states.
The Congressional Budget Office predicts a surplus to run from now through FY2015, and the surpluses now accruing outside the Social Security Trust Fund are forcing Congressional budgeters
to re-think the very nature of the budget process.
Out in Oregon's Ochoco National Forest, rangers stream-lined the budget from 27 line items to six, raised productivity by 25 percent, repaired streambeds that had been neglected by Washington budgeters
since 1964, and saved $70,000 the first year.
As this was written, Forest Service budgeters
were trying to put together budget figures using the overall Administration "flexible freeze" guideline.
The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings budget-deficit-reduction law requires that budgeters
shave at least 40 percent, or $64 billion, in fiscal 1990 from the current level of deficit spending.