Uncertainty Limited Management Options and Increased Workload in Selected Agencies

Fantone, Denise M.; Poling, Susan A.
October 2009
GAO Reports;10/1/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article explores the analysis conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on changes of continuing resolution (CR) enacted by Congress and the corresponding effect of CR to selected agency operations. It highlights the case study made by GAO which reviews experience of Administration for Children and Families with CR.


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