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Status of Convention Center Project
AIMD-96-44R: Published: Feb 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the District of Columbia's convention center project, focusing on the: (1) predevelopment and capital project costs; (2) project's financing; (3) revenues generated from dedicated taxes; and (4) project's timetable for completion. GAO noted that: (1) the District estimated predevelopment and capital project costs at abo...
GPRA Performance Reports
GGD-96-66R: Published: Feb 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO presented its initial observations on selected agencies' implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act. GAO noted that: (1) among the 13 pilot projects selected for review, there are some individual practices that can enhance the general usefulness of future performance reports to decisionmakers and the public; (2) these practices include d...
Budget Issues: Cost Escalation on Three Major Department of Transportation Projects
AFMD-86-31: Published: Jul 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1986.
GAO examined the U.S. Coast Guard's Short Range Recovery Helicopter Program, the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airport Surveillance Radar Program, and the Urban Mass Transportation Administration's (UMTA) Buffalo Light Rail Rapid Transit System to determine the reasons for cost growth between the latest estimates for the projects and the initial estimates provided to Congress.GAO found t...
Timber Sale Accounting: Analysis of Kootenai National Forest
AFMD-86-62BR: Published: Jun 6, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1986.
In response to congressional requests, GAO conducted a follow-up review on its previous report concerning the Forest Service's Timber Sales Program Information Reporting System.After reviewing the Forest Service's revised system proposal, GAO found that it understated the Kootenai National Forest's costs by approximately $4.6 million due to errors, cost exclusions, and basic flaws in the proposed...
Department of Defense's Space Laser Program Plan--Status and Issues
NSIAD-84-132: Published: Aug 9, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (D0D) Space Laser Program Plan to evaluate the plan's progress and potential.GAO found that: (1) the 6-year, $908.3 million effort presented in 1982 increased to 7 years and $1,558.3 million in 1983; and (2) DOD was not able to adequately monitor the plan's status because the management and funding structure is too diffuse to be effective. Further, no singl...
Executive Agencies' Employee Cash Awards Program for Disclosure of Fraud, Waste, or Mismanagement
GGD-84-74: Published: May 8, 1984. Publicly Released: May 8, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported the results of its review of 17 executive agencies' implementation of the employee cash awards program for disclosing fraud, waste, or mismanagement. The review was made to: (1) determine the status of the implementation of the awards program; and (2) assess the reasonableness of cost savings claimed for awards made under the program.As of Febru...
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
No summary is currently available...
Compliance With the Department of the Interior's Cost Recovery Program Could Generate Substantial Additional Revenues
RCED-83-94: Published: Sep 6, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior's recently expanded cost recovery program as it relates to oil and gas activities on Alaska's federal onshore lands.GAO found that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Minerals Management Service (MMS), and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) are not fully complying with Interior's requirement to identify and, where appropriate, seek recovery of cost...
Further Information on HUD's 1983 Reductions in Force
RCED-83-80: Published: Dec 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO answered questions regarding the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) planned reduction in force (RIF) for fiscal year (FY) 1983. The questions dealt with: (1) whether HUD officials considered alternatives to the RIF; (2) how HUD estimated the costs and savings associated with the RIF; and (3) the impact of the RIF on various program and a...