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Clinical Testing of Anticancer Drugs
121728: Jun 23, 1983
Testimony was given concerning a GAO review of the clinical testing of anticancer drugs and the regulation of that testing by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The review was conducted in response to congressional interest in the adequacy of existing policy, practices, and procedures within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with respect to the protection of individuals who pa...
Status of the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
AFMD-83-58: Published: Mar 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV base-level computer replacement program to determine what corrective actions should be taken to remedy its serious deficiencies. The program is designed to provide various computer support functions and to assist in the transition of computer software.GAO provided an interim report to review the acquisition program ratio...
Department of Defense's Claimed Savings From Economy and Efficiency Program
121020: Apr 5, 1983
Testimony was given concerning the Department of Defense's (DOD) Economy and Efficiency Program and present budget estimates that DOD will use to reduce its total obligational authority by $51.4 billion between fiscal years 1981 and 1987. GAO examined savings claimed under this program and reported that: (1) substantial savings are possible if the reforms are implemented as planned; (2) the claime...
Obtaining Navy Ships by Long-Term Charters (Rent-a-Navy)
122674: Feb 28, 1983
Testimony was given concerning prior GAO work on the Navy's program to lease rather than purchase nine tankers and a new GAO study on recent proposals to lease rather than purchase Government equipment. While the results of the new study have not been completed, the issues surrounding today's leases are similar to those reported on earlier. In 1973 GAO found that, by renting instead of purchasing...
Evaluation of the Management of Exchange and Motion Picture Services
B-148581: Published: Mar 25, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Progress in Improving Program and Budget Information for Congressional Use
PAD-82-47: Published: Sep 1, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1982.
GAO reported on the progress and results of its continuing program to improve the fiscal, budgetary, and program-related information reported to Congress.The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 was designed to create a framework within which Congress could set national budget priorities and establish appropriate levels of Federal revenues and expenditures. However, implementat...
Navy's Transfer of Power System to Financially Troubled Guam Power Authority Has Been Delayed
ID-82-28: Published: Jul 2, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the Island-Wide Power System on Guam, which is jointly operated by the Navy and the Guam Power Authority. The Navy and the Authority entered into a formal agreement providing for the pooling of power generation and transmission facilities and prorated cost sharing. The Power Pool Agreement, as orginally formulated, was to be a short-term arrangement to permit the Authority...
The Continuing Need for Productivity Improvement
117949: Mar 23, 1982
Productivity improvement in both the private and public sectors is more important now than ever because the current budget reductions are placing severe demands on businesses and Federal agencies. As foreign markets are less willing to accept higher prices and volume, U.S. businesses are faced with increasing labor and supply costs as well as heightened international competitiveness. This dilemma...
U.S. General Accounting Office Background Paper on Reducing the Federal Budget: Strategies and Examples
OPP-81-1: Published: Feb 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1981.
This report is designed to assist Congress during its consideration of the fiscal year 1982 budget by identifying ways to reduce Federal spending and increase Federal revenues. The report is divided into three chapters. The first chapter provides GAO views on the Congressional Budget Office's options for reducing the Federal budget and notes the specific GAO official to contact for more detailed d...
U.S. General Accounting Office Supplement to Congressional Budget Office Background Paper on Reducing the Federal Budget: Strategies and Examples
OP-80-1: Published: Mar 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1980.
Because GAO has issued reports relevant to many of the possible ways to reduce Federal spending and increase Federal revenues as identified by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), it considered that congressional purposes would be served by preparing a single document consolidating the CBO analyses with discussions of the GAO work bearing on the same issues. The report is organized in six sectio...