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Summary of Recent GAO Reports on Managing Intergovernmental Assistance Programs
GGD-82-91: Published: Jul 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided copies of several reports on the Federal intergovernmental assistance system.A major conclusion of GAO reports over the years has been that, since the Federal Government relies so heavily on State and local governments to implement national objectives on a partnership basis, the Federal level needs to design programs that are more sensitive to t...
Information on Questions About the Brush Creek (PA) Sewage Project
CED-80-112: Published: Aug 8, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1980.
GAO responded to a citizens group and congressional questions raised about the Brush Creek Sewer Project in Marshall Township, Pennsylvania. These questions involved the need and justification for the sewer system, the approval procedures followed by the State and Federal agencies involved, and the economic burden placed on affected residents. It also addressed the question of whether additional F...
Federal Energy Impact Assistance
109171: Apr 24, 1979
A review was made to determine the roles of the states, the federal government and industry in providing assistance to communities affected by the development of regional energy sources. In view of the considerable federal assistance that has already been provided, GAO discourages further legislation that would delegate federal funds to mitigate energy impacts in the Rocky Mountain and other affec...
Review of the Allegation that the Economic Development Administration Announced Funding Planning Targets for the Local Public Works Program Knowing that Many Targets Were in Error
CED-77-129: Published: Aug 31, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1977.
In distributing additional moneys made available for the local public works program, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) allocated funds to the states and established funding planning targets for substate areas based primarily on the numbers of the unemployed and unemployment rates. Because of errors made in the planning targets announced on June 9, 1977, necessitating changes, revised p...