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Workforce Development: Community Colleges and One-Stop Centers Collaborate to Meet 21st Century Workforce Needs
GAO-08-547: Published: May 15, 2008. Publicly Released: May 15, 2008.
In the future, businesses will demand workers with higher-level skills and more education. Community colleges are key providers of career and technical training as well as traditional academic education. These colleges can also play important roles in the one-stop system created by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), through which a variety of federally funded employment and training programs prov...
Budget Issues: FEMA Needs Adequate Data, Plans, and Systems to Effectively Manage Resources for Day-to-Day Operations
GAO-07-139: Published: Jan 19, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 2007.
Much of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) funding is provided in supplemental appropriations when a disaster is declared, but funds to staff, manage, and operate other FEMA programs and underlying support functions--what GAO refers to as its day-to-day operations--compete with other Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal priorities for limited resources. In this environme...
Federal Emergency Management Agency: Factors for Future Success and Issues to Consider for Organizational Placement
GAO-06-746T: Published: May 9, 2006. Publicly Released: May 9, 2006.
The size and strength of hurricane Katrina resulted in one of the largest natural disasters in our nation's history and raised major questions about our nation's readiness and ability to respond to catastrophic disasters. GAO has a large body of completed and ongoing work on a range of issues relating to all phases of the preparation, response, recovery, and rebuilding efforts related to hurricane...
Civil Military Program: List of Fiscal Year 1997 Approved Projects
NSIAD-98-159R: Published: Apr 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the projects undertaken in fiscal year (FY) 1997 by the Department of Defense (DOD) through its Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Program.GAO noted that: (1) Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) officials told GAO that some funding requests were made orally with no supporting documentation provided to OSD; (2) they also said th...
Public Affairs Expenditures
RCED-96-257R: Published: Sep 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on fiscal year (FY) 1995 expenditures made by the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology associated with external and internal public affairs activities. GAO noted that: (1) the four agencies spent a tot...
Energy's Financial Resources and Workforce
RCED-96-69R: Published: Feb 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Energy's (DOE) fiscal year (FY) 1994 financial and workforce data. GAO noted that: (1) the data could be used as a baseline for measuring changes to DOE; (2) in FY 1994, DOE spent about $20 billion and had about 20,000 federal employees and over 130,000 contractor employees; (3) power marketing administrations and t...
Relocation of Energy's Supercomputer
RCED-96-55R: Published: Dec 19, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Energy's (DOE) proposed relocation of its National Energy Research Supercomputer Center, focusing on: (1) the estimated costs of operating the supercomputer center at existing and new DOE locations; and (2) possible additional costs that may result from the planned move. GAO noted that: (1) preliminary cost estimate...
Energy and Science Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-19(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Energy and Science Issues issue area as of July 6, 1995...
Workforce Reductions: Downsizing Strategies Used in Selected Organizations
GGD-95-54: Published: Mar 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1995.
GAO provided information on how 17 private companies, 5 states, and 3 foreign governments planned for and carried out downsizings, focusing on successful strategies and approaches that may help federal agencies to implement federal employment reductions mandated by the Federal Workforce Restructuring Act.GAO found that: (1) while private companies base downsizing decisions on corporate restructuri...
National Science Foundation: Better Use of Existing Resources Could Improve Program Administration
RCED-94-95: Published: Jun 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), focusing on: (1) how EHR establishes current and future priorities for its education programs; and (2) whether EHR has the resources it needs to effectively administer its programs.GAO found that: (1) EHR sets its program priorities through an informal proc...