Expenditure of funds (21 - 30 of 36 items)
Views on Condition of Federal System
114926: Apr 7, 1981
The tremendous growth in scope and number of Federal assistance programs in recent years has defined federalism in a new context. Issues once considered the exclusive domain of State and local governments have increasingly become national concerns. The interrelationship among Federal, State, and local governments has become more intricate as Federal funds have grown to account for about 24 percent...
President's Program for Economic Recovery
114495: Mar 3, 1981
The President's program for economic recovery is a multiyear plan which, if it is to be implemented, will involve many individual legislative actions by Congress. Acting on the plan will involve trade-offs between the need for a longer term, stable commitment by the Federal Government to people who participate in Federal programs versus the need for Congress to control the budget. The stated basis...
What Can Be Done To Check the Growth of Federal Entitlement and Indexed Spending?
PAD-81-21: Published: Mar 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1981.
To assist Congress in its effort to find ways to reduce the budget, GAO offers seven basic approaches to controlling that portion of the budget consisting of entitlements and indexed spending. These approaches include: (1) eliminate a program altogether; (2) limit the indexing of program benefits; (3) tighten eligibility criteria to target available funds to the most needy; (4) reduce the level of...
GAO Views on Intergovernmental Issues
114457: Feb 25, 1981
As federal assistance has grown to comprise 25 percent of state and local expenditures, the impact of federal grant program constraints and conditions on state and local management and finances has become more pronounced. The need for improved intergovernmental cooperation and coordination becomes critical and should serve as the impetus for improvements in the massive federal aid system. Every po...
Certain Activities of the Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, New York
HRD-81-23: Published: Dec 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 24, 1980.
GAO reviewed activities of the Economic Opportunity Commission and the Community Economic Development Corporation in Nassau County, New York. It was alleged that Emergency Energy Assistance Program (EEAP) funds were used for other purposes or were unaccounted for. The Commission commingled the funds with other Community Services Administration funds in the same bank account and made advances from...
Fiscal Controls in the Federal Trade Commission's Public Participation Program Should Be Strengthened
HRD-79-129: Published: Oct 1, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1979.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority to provide compensation to certain persons in order for them to participate in rulemaking proceedings. Despite the $1 million statutory ceiling for any fiscal year, the Congress authorized funding for participant compensation of only $500,000 for each of fiscal years 1976, 1977, and 1978. The Congress authorized $750,000 for fiscal year 1979, and FT...
Activities of the Economic Opportunities Development Corporation of San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas
HRD-78-106: Published: Apr 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1978.
Programs of the Economic Opportunities Development Corporation of San Antonio, Texas, need operating improvements, including more effective delivery of services, better compliance with program requirements, and the collection of sufficient data for reporting program accomplishments. The Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program benefited participants, but there was inadequate documentation related to group...
Operating Budgets: A Practical Approach
089742: Nov 1, 1975
No summary is currently available...
Impact of Reduced Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1975 on the Work Incentive Program
MWD-75-67: Published: Feb 19, 1975. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1975.
No summary is currently available...