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Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2003
contains the Budget Message of the President and information on
the President's budget and management priorities, including assess-
ments of agencies' performance.

Analytical Perspectives, Budget of the United States Govern-
ment, Fiscal Year 2003 contains analyses that are designed to high-
light specified subject areas or provide other significant presentations
of budget data that place the budget in perspective.

The Analytical Perspectives volume includes economic and account-
ing analyses; information on Federal receipts and collections; analyses
of Federal spending; detailed information on Federal borrowing and
debt; the Budget Enforcement Act preview report; current services
estimates; and other technical presentations. It also includes informa-
tion on the budget system and concepts and a list of Federal pro-
grams by agency and account, as well as by budget function.

Historical Tables, Budget of the United States Government,
Fiscal Year 2003 provides data on budget receipts, outlays, sur-
pluses or deficits, Federal debt, and Federal employment over an
extended time period, generally from 1940 or earlier to 2007. To
the extent feasible, the data have been adjusted to provide consist-
ency with the 2003 Budget and to provide comparability over time.
Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2003–
Appendix contains detailed information on the various appropria-
tions and funds that constitute the budget and is designed primarily
for the use of the Appropriations Committee. The Appendix contains
more detailed financial information on individual programs and ap-
propriation accounts than any of the other budget documents. It
includes for each agency: the proposed text of appropriations lan-
guage, budget schedules for each account, new legislative proposals,
explanations of the work to be performed and the funds needed,
and proposed general provisions applicable to the appropriations of

entire agencies or group of agencies. Information is also provided
on certain activities whose outlays are not part of the budget totals.

Budget System and Concepts, Fiscal Year 2003 contains an
explanation of the system and concepts used to formulate the Presi-
dent's budget proposals.

Budget Information for States, Fiscal Year 2003 is an Office
of Management and Budget (OMB) publication that provides proposed
State-by-State obligations for the major Federal formula grant pro-
grams to State and local governments. The allocations are based
on the proposals in the President's Budget. The report is released
after the budget.

The information contained in these documents is available in
electronic format from the following sources:

CD-ROM. The CD-ROM contains all of the budget documents and
software to support reading, printing, and searching the documents.
The CD-ROM also has many of the tables in the budget in spread-
sheet format.

Internet. All budget documents, including documents that are
released at a future date, will be available for downloading in several
formats from the Internet. To access documents through the World
Wide Web, use the following address:

For more information on access to electronic versions of the budget
documents (except CD-ROMs), call (202) 512-1530 in the D.C. area
or toll-free (888) 293-6498. To purchase a CD-ROM or printed docu-
ments call (202) 512-1800.

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