An Analysis of Funding Levels for the US Government and Its Department of Education

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Introduction Budget analysis is a process that involves the evaluation if a given budget in order to see its efficiency. When conducting this process, it is crucial to locate the problem areas as well as check if we are reaching the set financial goals. The analysis should be carried out monthly, quarterly or annually as deemed appropriate. In this paper, we prepare an analysis of funding levels for the U.S. Government and its Department of Education, identify trends as you look at 2011 budgets and then compare it with the 2009 and 2010 in terms of the amounts for outlays and receipts, and relationship to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and present a clear and concise conclusion that recaps the highlights of the documents (Official U.S budgets) with final remarks. Budget Message of the President A review of the 2009, 2010 and 2011 presidential budget messages reveals an overlap between policies of two governments (The Bush and the Obama administrations). The 2009 presidential budget message was written by the then President of the United States George W. Bush. In the 2009 presidential budget message, George W. Bush noted that two principal issues guided the development of his budget- keeping the U.S safe as well as ensuring the prosperity of the American people and corporations (The White House,2008).The president acknowledged the various challenges facing the American economy. He noted that despite all the bottlenecks, the level of revenue had risen while the federal
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