Analyze two (2) major political influences on and primary accountability areas required of program administrators

chosen agency is ATF (alcohol, tobacco, firearm and explosive) , questions must be in reference to the ATF as the agency.

 

  1. Analyze the agency’s (or department’s) budget by following  these six (6) steps and including the results of the analysis in your  paper by: (a) identifying the agency’s budget as executive department or  an independent agency; (b) determining which of the appropriation  subcommittees has jurisdiction over each agency’s budget request; (c)  determining where each agency’s operations fall in the functional  classification of the federal budget; (d) determining the budget  authority and outlays proposed for the agency; and (e) determining the  actual outlays and budget authority for the agency in that year. (Title  this section Budget Overview.)
  2. Analyze two (2) major political  influences on and primary accountability areas required of program  administrators after reviewing FY2012 regarding mandatory and  discretionary budgets. (Title this section Budgeting Assessment.)
  3. Explain  which intergovernmental agency, or agencies, contributes to and / or  influences the budgetary decisions for the current and future budget  over the next five (5) years. (Title this section Analysis of Budgeting  Plans and Actual Expenditures.)
  4. Analyze the impact of  international policy making on the current year’s budgets and possible  impact on future budget line items. (Title this section Implications of  Foreign Policy.)
  5. Recommend two (2) robust ways in which the  agency could improve the budget for the next fiscal year. (Title this  section Budget Request and Recommendations.)
  6. Provide four  to five (4-5) relevant and credible outside resources that support the  content of this assignment. (Include no more than one (1) non-government  Website.)