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Events Leading to the Establishment of the National Endowment for Democracy
NSIAD-84-121: Published: Jul 6, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed the events leading to the establishment of the National Endowment for Democracy; (2) determined whether grant funds for the feasibility study were spent for the intended purposes; (3) evaluated the research which served as the basis for a recommendation that the Endowment be established; (4) attempted to clarify the types of activities whic...
The Malden and Elk-Pinch, WV, Wastewater Treatment Projects
124214: May 23, 1984
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed problems encountered at the Malden and Elk-Pinch, West Virginia, wastewater treatment projects. At the Malden project, GAO noted high user charges and serious performance problems which cause the plant to continually exceed its water pollution control permit limits. Residents have failed to hook into the service in large numbers and some are de...
Micronesian Economic Development and Capital Improvement Activities
124181: May 21, 1984
Testimony was given on a GAO report which concluded that the Micronesian Governments lack the capability to plan, implement, and monitor public sector programs and services on their own and have not identified the technical assistance that they need. GAO recommended that, before the Trusteeship is terminated, the Department of the Interior should: (1) conduct assessments of Micronesian technical a...
Insights Into Major Urban Development Action Grant Issues
RCED-84-55: Published: Mar 5, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1984.
GAO examined the Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) Program, focusing on: (1) the accuracy of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) information on the results of completed projects; (2) the participation of small cities in the program; and (3) the requirements governing monies that recipient cities can generate by loaning action grant funds to private developers.GAO found that...
Assignment and Funding of Military and Civilian Corps of Engineers Headquarters Level Civil Functions Positions
B-118634: Published: Jun 26, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
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[Marginal Tax Rates on Earnings of Factor Inputs: Estimates for Five OECD Nations]
123420: Dec 28, 1983
Views were presented concerning the effects of national tax policies on the economic activity in five industrialized European countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The flow of funds approach was used to study the influence of tax rates on the earnings of labor, capital, and internationally mobile capital. The study indicated that attempts to broaden the tax base a...
Millions of Unspent NIH Grant Funds Available for Use
HRD-84-24: Published: Dec 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1983.
During a review of indirect cost rates for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grantees, GAO identified an opportunity for NIH to realize a one-time funding windfall of from $41 million to $143 million by offsetting grantees' estimated yearend unspent grant fund balances against the next period's grant awards.NIH has permitted grantees to carry over any unspent grant funds but not to expend them;...
Agriculture's Soil Conservation Programs Miss Full Potential in the Fight Against Soil Erosion
RCED-84-48: Published: Nov 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1983.
GAO reported on those aspects of the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) three major conservation programs which deal with soil erosion, including: (1) the seriousness of soil erosion; (2) USDA bases for allocating resources to, and measuring the results of, the programs; (3) possible changes that could improve the programs' effectiveness; and (4) USDA follow up on previous report recommendations.U...
States Are Making Good Progress in Implementing the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program
RCED-83-186: Published: Sep 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1983.
In the first of a series of reports on States' implementation of block grants, GAO reviewed seven States' implementation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program to assess the initial progress they have made in administering activities under that program. The report addresses concerns about: (1) changes that have occurred as States used their flexibility in funding community d...