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Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1987
129189: Feb 24, 1986
GAO discussed its fiscal year (FY) 1987 budget request for $349.6 million to fund an average of 5,200 positions and presented examples of FY 1985 savings it identified in agencies' programs and appropriations. As a result of GAO work: (1) the Internal Revenue Service increased its staff, resulting in an estimated annual increase of $3 billion in tax collection; (2) the Army cancelled procurement o...
Publications Issued, July-December 1985
129436: Dec 1, 1985
This bibliography lists reports of GAO audits and surveys of government activities issued from July 1 through December 31, 1985, categorized by government function. In addition, a list is given of testimonies presented by GAO officials before congressional committees and special bibliographies and other publications published during the same period...
Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1986
126387: Mar 4, 1985
Testimony was given on the fiscal year (FY) 1986 appropriations of $339.6 million, which GAO has requested to fund 5,250 staff-years to respond to congressional needs. GAO has continually returned considerably more in savings than has been appropriated to the agency. In FY 1984, GAO identified over $5 billion in measurable savings which was over 19 times the amount appropriated to the agency in th...
Progress in Improving Program and Budget Information for Congressional Use
AFMD-85-9: Published: Oct 12, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1984.
A report was submitted on: (1) the progress and results of GAO work to improve program and budget information for congressional use; and (2) executive branch progress in implementing any recommended changes.Over the past year, GAO worked to improve financial management in the federal government, including the congressional budget process and the financial management systems that support policy mak...
Improving the Management of the Federal Government
125264: Sep 19, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed current government management improvement efforts and past management reforms, and it focused on two key management areas: human resources and management support systems. The administration has devoted substantial energies to improve management by various means and has recently broadened its efforts to by initiating a long-range program aimed at i...
Further Improvements Needed in Navy's Oversight of Contracting for Facilities Construction on Diego Garcia
NSIAD-84-62: Published: May 23, 1984. Publicly Released: May 23, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Navy's oversight and management of the acquisition of facilities for its base on the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. The Navy awarded a cost plus award fee contract for various improvements to the island.GAO believes that, under a cost plus award fee contract, strong contract administration is vital to protect the Government's interests. GAO found that: (1) the Navy di...
Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1985
123294: Feb 2, 1984
Testimony was presented regarding the GAO budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1985 and recent GAO initiatives and accomplishments. Organizational changes in the past 2 years include the designation of new Assistant Comptrollers General to concentrate top management attention on areas which are vital to effective GAO operations and to direct personnel activities. Three new divisions were created: t...
Air Force Progress in Implementing the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
IMTEC-84-7: Published: Jan 18, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program which is designed to replace existing computers at 118 air bases worldwide. The Air Force's purchase of the computers is contingent upon successful demonstration of the hardware and the converted software.GAO found that the Air Force had selected a contractor before software conversio...
Examination of Disbursing Accounts of U.S.S. Little Rock
100679: Dec 20, 1976
The disbursing accounts of the U.S.S. Little Rock were reviewed as part of a continuing review of the Navy's financial management system. A sample of 205 of 410 vouchers paid in the 6 months ended December 31, 1975 were examined.Errors were found on 48 percent of the vouchers examined. On 85 vouchers, 122 overpayments and underpayments totalling $2,000 were identified. Predominant errors included:...