FY14 Department of Homeland Security Budget Request: Hearing Before the United States Senate, Committee on Appropriations, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, April 23, 2013   [open pdf - 393KB]

This testimony compilation is from the April 23, 2013 hearing, "FY14 Department of Homeland Security Budget Request," before the United States Senate, Committee on Appropriations. From the statement of Janet Napolitano: "The FY 2014 Budget for DHS is $60.0 billion in total budget authority and $48.5 billion in gross discretionary funding. These two amounts include $5.6 billion in Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) appropriations for recovery from major disasters, pursuant to the Budget Control Act. Excluding the $5.6 billion funding within the DRF, the net discretionary total is $39 billion. […] The Department has implemented a variety of initiatives to cut costs, share resources across Components, and consolidate and streamline operations wherever possible. In FY 2014, these initiatives will result in $1.3 billion in savings from administrative and mission support areas, including contracts, information technology (IT), travel, personnel moves, overtime, directed purchasing, professional services, and vehicle management. Through the Department-wide, employee-driven Efficiency Review (ER), which began in 2009, as well as other cost-saving initiatives, DHS has identified more than $4 billion in cost avoidances and reductions, and redeployed those funds to mission-critical initiatives across the Department." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Janet Napolitano.

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