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Jack Anderson's Column Regarding GPO
PLRD-82-101: Published: Jul 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1982.
GAO was asked to comment on the cost effectiveness of several Government Printing Office (GPO) actions outlined in a column by Jack Anderson which appeared in the Washington Post. Those actions concerned renovations to offices at a cost of over $234,000 and the hiring of "Schedule C" employees, as well as increasing the number of General Graded (GG)-18 employees.GAO found that: (1) the GPO Inspect...
Audit of the United States Senate Restaurants Revolving Fund FY Ended September 26, 1981
AFMD-82-60: Published: Jun 25, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1982.
GAO examined the U.S. Senate Restaurants Revolving Fund for the period ended September 26, 1981.Receipts from sales, commissions, and transfers from the appropriations for the contingent expenses of the Senate are used to finance the activities of the Senate Restaurants Revolving Fund. In accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards, GAO examined the balance sheet and related s...
GPO Needs To Analyze Alternatives To Overcome Physical Limitations in Government Printing Operations
PLRD-82-20: Published: Jan 4, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 1982.
GAO was requested to determine if the location, design, and age of the Government Printing Office's (GPO) buildings have adversely affected its manufacturing operations.Numerous inefficiencies in the GPO manufacturing operations can be attributed to the buildings GPO occupies. Inefficiencies in GPO occur from the time paper is first delivered at the receiving docks to the time it leaves the shippi...
Audit of the United States Senate Restaurants Revolving Fund--September 30, 1979, to September 27, 1980
AFMD-81-63: Published: Jul 7, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1981.
GAO examined the balance sheet of the U.S. Senate Restaurants Revolving Fund as of September 27, 1980, and September 29, 1979, and the related statements of operations and changes in financial position for the years then ended. The Senate restaurants are operated primarily for Senators and employees of the Senate. The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for managing the restaurants. Receipts f...
Audit of the House Recording Studio Revolving Fund for the Calendar Year 1980
AFMD-81-69: Published: Jul 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1981.
GAO examined the House Recording Studio Revolving Fund for the calendar year ended December 31, 1980. The House Recording Studio makes graphic prints, film, audio- and video-tape recordings for Members and committees of the House of Representatives. The prices charged for services are set by the Clerk of the House, subject to the approval of the Committee on the House Recording Studio. Studio oper...
H.R. 5424 To Provide for Improved Administration in Public Printing Services and Distribution of Documents
112394: May 21, 1980
Comments were provided on the adequacy of the Government Printing Office's (GPO) current structure for managing the printing and distribution of public documents, and on reviews GAO has undertaken concerning GPO. Until 1973, GAO's work at GPO was primarily directed at certifying the accuracy of GPO's financial statements. However, since 1973, GAO has issued 24 reports on GPO activities. These repo...
Audit of the United States Senate Restaurants Revolving Fund October 1, 1978, to September 29, 1979
GGD-80-56: Published: May 16, 1980. Publicly Released: May 16, 1980.
Senate Restaurants operations for the period ended September 29, 1979, resulted in a net operating loss of $79,424, compared with a net operating profit of $17,454 for the prior period ended September 30, 1978. The change from a profit in fiscal year 1978 to a loss in fiscal year 1979 can be attributed primarily to a decrease of about $71,500 in net income for fastfood and cigarstand operations an...
Pricing of Commercially Procured Printing
112212: Apr 30, 1980
Legislation requires that all Government printing, binding, and blank-book work, except for the U.S. Supreme Court, must be done at the Government Printing Office (GPO), unless otherwise stated by the Joint Committee on Printing. The commercial procurement of printing is allowed if it cannot be accomplished by GPO. The Federal printing program implemented by the Joint Committee is designed to incr...
Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1981
111635: Feb 20, 1980
A presentation was made of the financial requirements to carry out the responsibilities of GAO for fiscal year 1981. The testimony emphasized GAO plans to meet an increased workload with no increase in staff resources and summarized some of the accomplishments of GAO in the fiscal year ended September 30, 1979. The quantifiable dollar savings attributable to GAO since 1966 totals $14 billion, ten...
Comments on Bills H.R. 4572 and S. 1436 (96th Congress)
LCD-79-433: Published: Sep 13, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1979.
The purpose of two bills presently being considered by Congress is to improve the administration of public printing services and distribution of public documents. The bills would terminate the role of the Joint Committee on Printing, and create the Government Printing Office as an independent establishment of the Government, under which the control of all printing and distribution of Government do...