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Government Printing Office: General Management Review
T-GGD-90-57: Published: Jul 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1990.
GAO discussed: (1) the Government Printing Office's (GPO) role in providing printing services to the government; and (2) certain operational problems at GPO. GAO found that in-house production costs were generally double the costs of procuring printing services outside of GPO because: (1) of the scheduling of weekend overtime; (2) major press and bindery machines were idle an average of 53 percent...
[Request That GAO Re-examine Its Position on 44 U.S.C. 501]
B-211146: Published: Jan 26, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1990.
In response to a congressional request, GAO re-examined its position on the scope of section 501 of Title 44, U.S. Code, which requires that Government printing be performed by the Government Printing Office (GPO) unless a waiver is granted by the Joint Committee on Printing. By statute and regulation, GPO may only perform work authorized by law and necessary to the public business and only when t...
Aging Issues: Related GAO Reports and Activities in Fiscal Year 1989
HRD-90-56: Published: Jan 12, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 12, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about its fiscal year (FY) 1989 activities regarding older Americans.GAO noted that its FY 1989 activities regarding older Americans: (1) covered such issues as income security, health care, housing, nutrition, employment and age discrimination, and social, community, and legal services; (2) included 59 reports on policies and programs...
Financial Audit: Senate Restaurants Revolving Fund for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1987
AFMD-89-57: Published: Jun 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO examined the balance sheets of the Senate Restaurant Revolving Fund as of October 1, 1988, and October 3, 1987, and the related statements of operations and cash flows for the years then ended.GAO found that the financial statements presented fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Fund as of October 1, 1988, and October 3, 1987, a...
The Government Printing Office's Future Direction
T-GGD-89-25: Published: May 23, 1989. Publicly Released: May 23, 1989.
GAO discussed the Government Printing Office's (GPO) changing role in future federal information production and dissemination. GAO developed, distributed, and tabulated two surveys of suppliers' future plans for federal information and found that: (1) there was significant interest in desk-top publishing and distribution in nonpaper formats; (2) only a few respondents used GPO to disseminate gover...
Procurement: Government Printing Office Supply of Microfiche to Libraries Disrupted
GGD-89-44: Published: Feb 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Government Printing Office's (GPO) efforts to procure and supply microfiche copies of government documents to depository libraries to: (1) determine the reasons for delays in microfiche distribution to libraries; (2) determine whether GPO followed its procurement regulations in allowing a defaulted contractor to compete for subsequent contra...
Aging Issues: Related GAO Reports and Activities in Fiscal Year 1988
HRD-89-38: Published: Jan 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided a compilation of its fiscal year (FY) 1988 reports and activities regarding elderly Americans.GAO: (1) provided brief descriptions of its FY 1988 reports, briefing reports, and fact sheets, relating to elderly Americans; (2) listed 59 assignments in process as of September 30, 1988; and (3) summarized its employment policies, which prohibit age...
Federal Information: Users' Current and Future Technology Needs
GGD-89-20FS: Published: Nov 30, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the implications of evolving public printing, publishing, and information dissemination technology for the future of the Government Printing Office (GPO) and the federal government's public information functions.GAO distributed a questionnaire designed to collect information from nonfederal libraries and associations on their experiences and fut...
Federal Information: Agency Needs and Practices
GGD-88-115FS: Published: Sep 20, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implications of evolving public printing, publishing, and information dissemination technology on the future of the Government Printing Office (GPO) and public information functions of the federal government.GAO conducted a questionnaire designed to collect: (1) information on the agencies' present information dissemination practices and plans...
U.S. Government Printing Office: Materials Management Service's Charges for Handling Paper and Materials
GGD-88-108: Published: Aug 8, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the operations of the Government Printing Office's (GPO) Materials Management Service (MMS), to determine: (1) the propriety of the Service's handling charges from the standpoint of generally accepted accounting principles; (2) whether the charges were equitable to the level of service provided; (3) whether the cost centers were adequate to prop...