state relations (11 - 17 of 17 items)
Solid Waste: Trade-offs Involved in Beverage Container Deposit Legislation
RCED-91-25: Published: Nov 14, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the potential effects of a national beverage container deposit law.GAO found that: (1) beverage industry representatives reported that the capital and operating costs to implement deposit systems would hurt retailers and distributors because of additional transportation, storage, and labor costs; (2) beverage and container manufactur...
Delays and Increased Cost Result From the Zilwaukee, Michigan, Bridge Project Mishap
RCED-84-144: Published: Jun 27, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO presented its second report on the Zilwaukee, Michigan, bridge construction mishap and subsequent events.GAO found that engineering experts agree that a failed expansion joint caused the mishap which increased bridge costs by at least $38 million. In addition, GAO found that bridge repairs were delayed and were not completed until March 1984 at a cost of...
Hill-Burton Grant Program for Construction and Modernization of Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities
089445: Oct 15, 1969
No summary is currently available...
Better Estimates and State Action Needed on Coal-Haul Roads
120022: Nov 29, 1982
As a result of continuing congressional interest in establishing and financing a Federal program for improving the coal road system, GAO conducted a brief survey of the system.Various studies have shown that many of the coal roads are deteriorating rapidly and are in desperate need of repair or replacement. More than 75 percent of these roads are a part of the Federal-Aid Highway System. Identifyi...
Information on Programs Involved in the President's Swap Proposal
CED-82-71: Published: Apr 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided statistical information on the Food Stamp, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), and Medicaid Programs which described: program growth by State, differences in benefit levels among the States, degree of correlation between program growth and unemployment, administrative structure of each program, the extent to which recipients of the F...
Need To Reexamine the Federal Role in Planning, Selecting, and Funding State and Local Parks
CED-81-32: Published: Apr 22, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1981.
GAO assessed how well the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service (HCRS) has administered the share of a fund established under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 which was spent for State and local outdoor recreation to evaluate the basis for making grants from the fund and to provide recommendations to help guide future public funding of park and recreational land facilities.U...
Proposed Funding Levels for the Special Bridge Replacement Program
CED-78-139: Published: Jun 23, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1978.
The Federal Highway Administration made three surveys between June 1977 and January 1978 asking states the amount of federal funds they could obligate for the Special Bridge Replacement Program. State responses showed that they could obligate about $493 million during fiscal year (FY) 1978. In one of the surveys, the states were asked to estimate total federal-aid highway obligations for FY 1978 a...