Expenditure of funds (1 - 10 of 36 items) in Custom Date Range
Administrative Expenditures and Federal Matching Rates of Selected Support Programs
GAO-05-839R: Published: Jun 30, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2005.
The federal government spends billions of dollars annually for programs that help low-income families and other individuals. A significant portion of these funds cover administrative costs rather than direct benefits and services. To provide information on how these administrative costs compare across programs and the federal government's role in funding these programs' administrative costs, we ex...
District of Columbia: FY 2003 Performance Report Shows Continued Improvements
GAO-04-940R: Published: Jul 7, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 2004.
This is the fifth consecutive year that we have reviewed the District of Columbia's performance accountability report as mandated by the Federal Payment Reauthorization Act of 1994. The act requires the Mayor of the District of Columbia to submit to the Congress a performance accountability plan containing a statement of measurable and objective performance goals for the coming fiscal year for all...
El Salvador: Implementation of Post-War Programs Slower Than Expected
NSIAD-94-10: Published: Jan 18, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the El Salvadoran government's implementation of mandated programs to rebuild the country's social, economic, and political structures, focusing on the: (1) programs' estimated implementation costs; (2) availability of funds to finance the programs; and (3) status of three of the mandated programs.GAO found that: (1) the Salvadoran government will...
Navy Maintenance: Implementing the Commercial Industrial Services Program at San Diego
NSIAD-89-18: Published: Dec 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's management of the Commercial Industrial Services (CIS) program in San Diego, California, focusing on: (1) whether the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair (SUPSHIP), San Diego, implemented the program in compliance with Navy policy and regulations and in a manner similar to other West Coast Navy activities; (2) whether Navy...
Wallop-Breaux Trust Fund
T-RCED-88-38: Published: Apr 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1988.
GAO discussed the Aquatic Resources Trust Fund's Boat Safety Account, from which the Coast Guard administers payments to states to support their recreational boating safety activities. GAO noted that states: (1) received two-thirds of account funds; (2) typically spent $4 for every federal dollar, exceeding the requirements to match federal funds dollar-for-dollar; (3) typically requested all fund...
Securities Regulation: SEC Budget and Workload Statistics, FY 1979-1988
GGD-87-94FS: Published: Jun 22, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) budgets, work-load trends and staffing levels, and related market activity for fiscal years (FY) 1979 through 1988.GAO noted that the data in this report were not always comparable to data it provided in a FY 1977 through 1981 report due to SEC recordkeeping changes. GAO provided info...
Restoration of the Statue of Liberty National Monument
129686: Apr 22, 1986
Testimony was given concerning the restoration of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, specifically whether: (1) the project has met its restoration and fundraising goals; and (2) the Department of the Interior has monitored and maintained oversight of the project. GAO found that: (1) the effort to restore the Statue of Liberty and parts of Ellis Island is exceeding original fundraising and re...
Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale 82--Sale Preparation and Subsequent Cancellation
RCED-86-30: Published: Oct 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the recent Outer Continental Shelf lease sale number 82 which was cancelled when no industry bids were received and discussed why: (1) the companies that expressed interest in the offshore sale areas did not bid on the tracts offered; and (2) the Department of the Interior offered to lease certain tracts that Massachusetts believed were environment...
Evidence Is Insufficient To Support the Administration's Proposed Changes to AFDC Work Programs
HRD-85-92: Published: Aug 27, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the first phase of its review of poverty among female heads of families, focusing on: (1) work programs aimed at poor women with families who receive assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program (AFDC); and (2) the Administration's proposal to change AFDC work programs in fiscal year 1986.GAO found that: (1) many poor fem...
States Use Added Flexibility Offered by the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant
HRD-84-41: Published: May 8, 1984. Publicly Released: May 8, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the progress made by 13 States in implementing the preventive health and health services block grant created by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981.GAO found that the States have been aided in implementing their block grants by outlays from prior categorical grants, which continued to provide substantial support for program operations...