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Labor Market Information: Trends and Issues in Funding of State Programs
GAO-03-336: Published: Dec 20, 2002. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 2002.
Labor market information is used to help make and assess social and monetary policies, tax and budget projections, and private investment decisions. Produced under cooperative agreements between states and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), labor market information helps provide an up-to-date picture of the U.S. economy and generate closely watched economic indicators, such as unemployment rate...
DCPS: Limitation of Attorneys' Fees for Fiscal Years 1999 through 2001
GAO-03-224R: Published: Nov 6, 2002. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 2002.
The District of Columbia appropriations acts for fiscal years 1999, 2000, and 2001 limited the amount of appropriated funds that could be paid to an attorney representing a prevailing party in an action brought against the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The appropriations act for fiscal year 2002 lifted the caps on attorneys' fees...
Internal Revenue Service: Improving Adequacy of Information Systems Budget Justification
GAO-02-704: Published: Jun 28, 2002. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 2002.
On April 9, 2002, GAO testified on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal year 2003 budget request. Although IRS had adequately justified its $450 million Business Systems Modernization request, it did not develop its $1.63 billion information systems operations and maintenance request in accordance with the best practices of leading private- and public-sector information technology organizat...
[Application of Anti-Lobbying Restrictions to HUD Report Losing Ground]
B-284226.2: Published: Aug 17, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 2000.
GAO determined whether certain anti-lobbying restrictions applied to the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) publication of "Losing Ground: The Impact of Proposed HUD Budget Cuts on America's Communities." GAO held that after careful consideration and analysis, neither the Losing Ground report itself, nor the Secretary in issuing it, violated applicable anti-lobbying laws...
[District of Columbia Courts/Criminal Justice Act]
B-283599: Published: Sep 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1999.
GAO provided comments on whether the District of Columbia would violate the Antideficiency Act by: (1) approving vouchers for attorney's Criminal Justice Act (CJA) claims after the available fiscal year 1999 appropriations funds were exhausted; and (2) paying out CJA obligations exceeding the limitation contained in the 1999 District of Columbia Appropriations Act, GAO held that: (1) the Courts co...
Military Base Closures: Potential to Offset Fiscal Year 2000 Budget Request
NSIAD-99-149: Published: Jul 23, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) base closure accounts and its budget request for base closure activities, focusing on: (1) the opportunities available to offset the fiscal year (FY) 2000 budget request; and (2) certain base realignment and closure (BRAC) funding practices that could make it difficult for Congress to discern DOD's actual funding...
Indian Self-Determination Act: Shortfalls in Indian Contract Support Costs Need To Be Addressed
RCED-99-150: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) and the Indian Health Service's (IHS) management of contract support funding under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, focusing on: (1) to what extent and for what reasons contract support costs and the associated funding shortfalls changed over the past decade, and what c...
Environmental Protection: Allocation of Operating Expenses to Strategic Goals and Objectives
RCED-99-144R: Published: Apr 20, 1999. Publicly Released: May 24, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) distributed its fiscal year (FY) 1999 Science and Technology funds among specific objectives in its FY 2000 budget request.GAO noted that: (1) in the FY 1999 budget justification, under the strategic goal Sound Science, Improved Understanding of Environmental Risks and Greater Innovation...
Certificated Expenditures: FY 1996 Presidential and Vice Presidential Certificated Expenditures and Related Matters
AIMD-99-26: Published: Oct 29, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the reimbursable activities of the Executive Residence at the White House and provided information on the number of overnight guests and overnight stays at the Executive Residence during 1993 through 1996.GAO noted that: (1) for fiscal year (FY) 1996, certificated expenditures of the President and Vice President totalled about $8.3 million; (2) G...
1998 DOD Budget: DOD's Procurement and RDT&E Programs
NSIAD-97-212R: Published: Aug 25, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1998 budget request and prior years' appropriations for selected procurement and research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) programs, focusing on potential reductions in the FY 1998 budget request and potential rescissions to prior years' appropriations. GAO noted that this report summarizes and updates information it provide...