Expenditure of funds (1 - 10 of 39 items)
Workforce Investment Act: States' Spending Is on Track, but Better Guidance Would Improve Financial Reporting
GAO-03-239: Published: Nov 22, 2002. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 2002.
The administration has twice proposed reducing the Workforce Investment Act's (WIA) budget, citing large amounts of states' unspent funds carried over from the prior year. However, in light of current economic conditions, state and local workforce officials have expressed a need for more funds, not less. GAO was asked to assess whether the Department of Labor's spending information is a true refle...
Information on Control Boards
AIMD-96-17R: Published: Nov 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the structure and operations of five cities' control boards. GAO noted that: (1) none of the control board offices are located in city owned space; (2) the boards' staff size ranges from 7 to 23 employees; (3) the boards' staff composition varies widely and three of the five boards are headed by an executive director; (4) staff salar...
Tennessee Valley Authority: Financial Problems Raise Questions About Long-Term Viability
AIMD/RCED-95-134: Published: Aug 17, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) financial condition, focusing on the implications for TVA and the federal government in light of the increasingly competitive electric utility market.GAO found that: (1) TVA is $26 billion in debt and has invested $14 billion in deferred assets that are not included in its electricity rates; (2) TVA has little...
State and Local Finances: Some Jurisdictions Confronted by Short- and Long-Term Problems
HRD-94-1: Published: Oct 6, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the financial conditions of state and local governments, focusing on: (1) the short-term financial conditions of states, cities, and counties; (2) state and local governments' responses to budgetary pressures; and (3) the long-term ability of states and localities to meet community service needs.GAO found that: (1) between 1985 and 1...
Unemployment Insurance: Administrative Funding Is a Growing Problem for State Programs
HRD-89-72BR: Published: May 24, 1989. Publicly Released: May 24, 1989.
GAO provided information on states' administration of the Unemployment Insurance Program during this decade, focusing on: (1) trends in federal funding; (2) state management adjustments to funding changes; (3) changes in the number of local program offices and office staffing; and (4) Department of Labor (DOL) oversight.GAO found that: (1) federal funding peaked at about $1.6 billion in 1983, then...
The Congressional Award Program
T-AFMD-88-15: Published: Jun 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1988.
GAO discussed its review of the Congressional Award Program, which Congress established to promote youth initiative, achievement, and excellence through public service, personal development, and physical activities. GAO found that the program operated efficiently at the local council level, with annual increases in the number of councils, participating states, and awards. GAO also found that the C...
Initial Results of a Survey on Employee Stock Ownership Plans and Information on Related Economic Trends
PEMD-85-11: Published: Sep 30, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on a study it is conducting to determine whether the employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) program is meeting its goals of: (1) broadening ownership of corporate stock; (2) providing more funds for capital formation; and (3) improving the performance of sponsoring corporations.GAO found that: (1) the percentage of families owning stock increased...
Examination of Records of the Finance Office, House of Representatives, for the Year Ended September 30, 1982
AFMD-83-71: Published: Jun 23, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1983.
GAO was requested to examine the statement of accountability and the related statements of appropriations and expenditures of the Finance Office, House of Representatives, for the year ended September 30, 1982. GAO conducted the examination in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards and included tests of the accounting records and other such auditing procedures.The financi...
Examination of Records of the Finance Office Fiscal Year 1969
B-114864: Published: Apr 13, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
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