Program management (41 - 50 of 51 items)
Impact of Work Cutbacks on Northeast Corridor Improvement Project
CED-81-23: Published: Oct 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1980.
The Northeast Corridor Improvement Project was initiated to improve high-speed rail passenger service between Washington, New York, and Boston. Implementation of the program is being handled primarily by the Federal Railroad Administration, but the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrack) will operate and maintain the Corridor when construction is completed.Substantial reductions have bee...
Federal Year-End Spending: Symptom of a Larger Problem
PAD-81-18: Published: Oct 23, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1980.
GAO was asked to determine the spending patterns of each major agency and department in selected object classes for fiscal years 1977, 1978, and 1979.GAO found that Government-wide fourth quarter spending surges continue to exist, although they have declined from 33 percent in the last quarter of fiscal year 1977 to 29 percent at the end of fiscal year 1979. However, the decline can be misleading...
Navajo Community College Funding Problems
CED-80-79: Published: Mar 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1980.
Funding for the Navajo Community College was reviewed to determine if the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) regulations and methods of computing full-time equivalent students were consistent with the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act. To stabilize funding at an adequate level, Congress passed the Act because the previous BIA method of funding community colleges controlled by India...
National Bureau of Standards--Answers to Congressional Concerns
CED-80-49: Published: Feb 2, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1980.
The National Bureau of Standards (NBS), part of the Department of Commerce, supports the U.S. scientific and technical community by setting standards for the nation's physical measurement system and carrying out a number of scientific and technical services for industry and government. Information was requested for use by the congressional committees responsible for reauthorizing NBS activities be...
Management and Evaluation of the Community Development Block Grant Program Need To Be Strengthened
CED-78-160: Published: Aug 30, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1978.
The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 requires communities to certify in their applications for grants that their community development programs are developed in accordance with the Act's statutory objectives and requires grantees to provide HUD with an annual performance report concerning activities under the programs and their assessment of how the activities relate to objectives.HUD...
Controls Are Needed Over Indian Self-Determination Contracts, Grants, and Training and Technical Assistance Activities To Insure Required Services Are Provided to Indians
CED-78-44: Published: Feb 15, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1978.
The Indian Self-Determination Act called for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to contract with Indian tribes to assume responsibility for planning, conducting, and administering programs and services provided by BIA.BIA does not have adequate controls over contracts and grants awarded to the tribes or the related training and technical assistance activities. BIA has not met the legislative manda...
The Summer Feeding Program: How to Feed the Children and Stop Program Abuses
CED-77-59: Published: Apr 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1977.
Various aspects of the summer food service program for children were reviewed in light of alleged abuses during program operations in major urban areas. Causes of abuses that had been detected by other groups, including the Departments of Agriculture and Justice, were investigated. The review was conducted at the Food and Nutrition Service headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the regional offi...
Review of Certain Aspects of the Grand Rapids, Michigan, Model Cities Program
B-171500: Published: Nov 1, 1973. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1973.
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Need for Improvement by HUD in Providing Funds to Local Public Agencies
093938: Jan 16, 1973
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