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Poor Controls Over Federal Aid in Massachusetts After the 1978 Blizzard Caused Questionable Benefit Payments
CED-81-4: Published: Jan 26, 1981. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1981.
In February 1978, the President declared eight Massachusetts' counties a major disaster area following the most severe blizzard to strike the Boston metropolitan area in over 100 years. Federal assistance totalled about $180 million to individuals, businesses, and state and local governments. GAO was asked to review: (1) the adequacy of coordination among the federal agencies to prevent duplicativ...