Coast Guard: Budget Challenges for 2001 and Beyond: T-RCED-00-103

March 2000
GAO Reports;3/15/2000, p1
Government Documents
This testimony presents information on the challenges that the Coast Guard faces in its fiscal year 2001 and future budget requests. The testimony is based on recently completed and ongoing GAO work on the Coast Guard's progress in justifying and managing its Deepwater Project and opportunities to improve the Coast Guard's operating efficiencies.


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