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Abstracts of Reports and Testimony: Fiscal Year 2000
GAO-01-558SP: Published: Mar 1, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2001.
The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency in the legislative branch. GAO provides Congress with the best information available to help members make informed oversight, policy, and funding decisions. GAO meets Congress' information needs by (1) evaluating how government programs and policies are working, (2) auditing agency operations to determine whether federa...
Office of Management and Budget: Changes Resulting From the OMB 2000 Reorganization
GGD/AIMD-96-50: Published: Dec 29, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the changes that have occurred at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as a result of OMB 2000, focusing on the: (1) changes in OMB organizational structure, responsibilities, staffing, and OMB statutory offices; and (2) attention OMB gave to management issues in the budget formulation process.GAO found that: (1) OMB 2000 created a new organiz...
Serving the Congress
144018: Apr 1, 1991
GAO published a booklet summarizing: (1) its mission; (2) how it ensures the quality of its work; (3) how it communicates the results of its work; and (4) how to obtain GAO services...
Thomas D. Morris, 1970-1975, 1980-1982
OP-13-OH: Published: Jan 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1990.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Thomas D. Morris, a senior GAO official from 1970 to 1975 and 1980 to 1982, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are systematically recorded for posterity...
What We Were, Who We Are
140954: Jan 1, 1990
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 8, Winter/Spring 1990, describes three distinct eras in GAO history, and how its mission and procedures have evolved to meet the changing needs of Congress. The initial GAO focus on voucher auditing changed, after World War II, to the increased use of a public accounting approach for financial management reviews and reviews of the legality of ag...
Issues Concerning Implementation of a Revised Process for Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs
GGD-85-2: Published: Oct 17, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1984.
GAO reported on the early implementation of the revised process for intergovernmental review of federal programs which was designed to better foster an intergovernmental partnership.GAO found that the new process relies on state and local governments to develop their own procedures for reviewing financial assistance and direct developments proposed by federal agencies. GAO identified several poten...
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...
Survey of Canal Zone Organization's Fiscal Year 1977--Capital Investment Program
089012: May 11, 1977
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