The Federal Trade Commission has submitted its Fiscal Year 2015 budget request to Congress, including the FY 2015 Budget Overview Statement, and FY 2014 and FY 2015 Performance Plans required under the Government Performance and Results and Modernization Act of 2010. The FTC’s formal budget request was submitted to Congress on March 10, 2014, in support of the President’s FY 2015 budget for the federal government.
The agency has also published a new FY 2014-2018 Strategic Plan, which is the FTC’s road map of goals, objectives, strategies and performance goals that will guide the agency’s work over the next five years. This new plan will serve as the basis for reporting the agency’s actual performance results.
The Commission vote to submit the budget request and performance plans to Congress was 4-0. Copies of the Congressional Budget Justification can be found on the FTC’s website. (FTC File No P859900; the staff contact is Kimberly Mayo, Financial Management Office. 202-326-2899). The Commission vote to issue the Strategic Plan was 4-0. Copies of the Plan can be found on the FTC’s website. (File No. P961201; the staff contact is Valerie Green, Financial Management Office, 202-326-2901).
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Mitchell J. Katz
Office of Public Affairs