In Hot Water on the Hill

June 25, 1997
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In Hot Water on the Hill

Congressional leaders aren't giving agencies good grades on the strategic plans they're developing under the Government Performance and Results Act. As of June 24, only NASA's plan had passed muster on the Hill.

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, and Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., released Congress's assessment of agency strategic plans at a hearing on Tuesday. Their assessments are based on reviews of agencies' draft plans by House and Senate GPRA teams.

Assessment of Agency GPRA Strategic Plans
Released June 24

Acceptable Minimally
Acceptable
Poor Too Early
to Tell
Late
NASA FEMA
GSA
Interior
HHS
OPM
SBA
USDA
AID
Commerce
Justice
Defense
DOT
*Education
*Energy
EPA
HUD
*Labor
NRC
*NSF
SSA
*State
Treasury
*VA

*Plans received since June 1.
Plans received after June 1 "may preclude meaningful consultation," say Congressional leaders.
Source: Senate Appropriations Committee and Senate Governmental Affairs Committee
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