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Health and Human Services: Opportunities to Realize Savings
T-HEHS-95-57: Published: Jan 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 12, 1995.
GAO discussed the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) potential budget reductions and rescissions. GAO noted that: (1) many HHS agencies use their resources to administer and monitor similar programs; (2) opportunities exist to reduce the HHS budget through increasing administrative efficiencies and targeting ineffective programs; (3) better integration and less duplication could reduce...
Impoundments: Proposed Deferrals of Fiscal Year 1995 Funds for Security Assistance, Refugee Programs, and Social Security Administrative Costs
OGC-95-2: Published: Dec 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1994.
GAO reviewed seven deferrals of budget authority included in the President's first special impoundment message for fiscal year 1995.GAO found that all the deferrals are in accordance with the Impoundment Control Act. GAO also provided specific information on two deferrals that should be useful to Congress in its examination of the message...
Battle of Normandy Foundation: Uncertainties Surround Its Future Viability
AIMD-95-10: Published: Nov 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Battle of Normandy Foundation's use of coin surcharge proceeds for the creation of the United States Armed Forces Memorial Garden in Normandy, France.GAO found that: (1) the Foundation has experienced significant managerial, financial, and internal control problems; (2) it is uncertain whether the Foundation will be able to pay current and fu...
Deposit Insurance Funds: Compliance with Obligation and Repayment Requirements as of December 31, 1993
AIMD-94-162: Published: Aug 17, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC) compliance with the maximum obligation limitation for the Bank Insurance Fund (BIF) and the Savings Association Insurance Fund (SAIF); (2) BIF and SAIF ability to repay amounts borrowed from the Department of the Treasury to cover insurance losses; and (3) the factors that could affect futur...
Defense Business Operations Fund
AIMD-94-159R: Published: Jul 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1994.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO commented on the proposed Defense Business Operations Fund Management Report. GAO noted that: (1) uniform implementation of the new reporting requirements across all fund activities will provide a monthly portrait of the fund's overall financial status and serve as a building block for preparing the year-end reports; (2) the report needs to incorporate performanc...
Breakdown of District Revenue
AIMD-94-139: Published: Jul 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed an audit of the District of Columbia's breakdown of revenue derived from the federal government and other sources for the fiscal year (FY) ended September 30, 1993.GAO found that: (1) the District's reported revenue from federal and other sources for the FY ended September 30, 1993 was fairly presented in all material respects in accordance with...
D.C. Pensions: Plans Consuming Growing Share of District Budget
T-HEHS-94-192: Published: Jun 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1994.
GAO discussed the District of Columbia's unfunded pension plan liability and proposed reform legislation. GAO noted that: (1) the District's required pension plan contribution could increase to about 15 percent of its total revenues by 2005 and will constitute 70 percent of its payroll for police officers, firefighters, teachers, and judges by 2004; (2) the District's unfunded liability increased...
BIA Reconciliation Recommendations
AIMD-94-138R: Published: Jun 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1994.
Pursuant to a Department of the Interior request, GAO answered questions on two recommendations concerning the reconciliation of Indian trust fund accounts. GAO noted that: (1) its recommendation for an additional reconciliation procedure would ensure that earned revenues are billed and collected and would not delay the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) current reconciliation process; (2) reconcilia...
Working Capital Funds: Three Agency Perspectives
AIMD-94-121: Published: May 20, 1994. Publicly Released: May 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) budgetary approaches used by the Departments of Labor and Justice and the General Services Administration to finance their administrative services; and (2) potential effect of proposals to establish franchise and innovation funds.GAO found that: (1) officials from the three agencies stated that their current working capital funds (WCF) giv...
Housing and Urban Development: Management and Budget Issues in HUD's Fiscal Year 1995 Appropriation
T-RCED-94-218: Published: May 12, 1994. Publicly Released: May 12, 1994.
GAO discussed management and budget issues related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) proposed reorganization. GAO noted that: (1) HUD will need to substantially change its organizational culture, focus on its reinvention initiatives, and dedicate the resources necessary to complete these initiatives if it is to successfully reinvent itself; (2) the Government National Mort...