Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"CBO is a highly collaborative organization in which many major functions and projects involve a significant amount of cross-functional, interdivisional cooperation and consultation. Although specific divisions take a lead role in fulfilling CBO's mandates, most divisions contribute to those efforts in various ways."
"The Organization of CBO," CBO website (accessed Jan. 5, 2007)
"CBO assists the House and Senate Budget Committees, and the Congress more generally, by preparing reports and analyses. In accordance with the CBO's mandate to provide objective and impartial analysis, CBO's reports contain no policy recommendations."
"CBO's Role in the Budget Process," CBO website (accessed Jan. 5, 2007)
Donald B. Marron, Director
# of Offices:
One (Washington, DC)
# of Staff:
Approximately 230 employees
Assists the US House and Senate Budget Commitees, and Congress more generally
Provides an independent re-estimate of the President's budget proposals
Founded on July 12, 1974, with the enactment of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act (PL 93-344)