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HUD Actions Regarding the Triangle Urban Renewal Project
B-168690: Published: May 5, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Analysis of Changes in the Estimated Cost of the Skylab Program
B-172192: Published: Jun 17, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Survey To Identify Models Used by Executive Agencies in the Policymaking Process
PAD-82-46: Published: Sep 24, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO processed and analyzed the results of a congressional questionnaire sent to 43 departments, agencies, and other Federal entities to determine the nature and number of major computer models being used by Federal agencies in the policymaking process.Based on the agencies' responses, 357 models were identified. The number of models reported in use range fro...
The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Should Consider Limiting and/or Charging User Fees for Civilian Consultations
HRD-82-129: Published: Sep 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1982.
GAO surveyed the policies and procedures of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) regarding consultations submitted by civilian pathologists for study and diagnosis.The mission of AFIP is one of education, research, and consultation in the field of pathology for the military, other Federal agencies, and the civilian sector. In recent years, the greatest share of staff time has been spent...
Information on Programs Involved in the President's Swap Proposal
CED-82-71: Published: Apr 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided statistical information on the Food Stamp, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), and Medicaid Programs which described: program growth by State, differences in benefit levels among the States, degree of correlation between program growth and unemployment, administrative structure of each program, the extent to which recipients of the F...
Information on Selected Legal Services Activities in North Carolina
HRD-82-38: Published: Feb 5, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Legal Services of North Carolina, Inc. (LSNC) and one of its subgrantees, Eastern Carolina Legal Services, Inc. (ECLS) to determine: (1) whether the services favored class-action litigation; (2) the reasonableness of the subgrantee's costs; (3) the reasonableness of the purchase and renovation of an office building; (4) the costs of operating LSNC as a central intermediary for 15...
Proposed Relocation and Consolidation of the Soil Conservation Service at Fort Worth, Texas
CED-82-26: Published: Dec 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1981.
A congressman requested that GAO review the Department of Agriculture's proposed relocation of certain Soil Conservation Service (SCS) functions. The relocation is part of a proposed overall SCS reorganization, consolidation, and employee reduction plan.GAO reviewed the proposal and concluded that neither the SCS proposal nor its supporting data provided an adequate basis for judging the merits of...
Expanding the Efficiency Review Program for Commercial Activities Can Save Millions
FPCD-81-77: Published: Sep 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1981.
GAO completed a limited survey of the Department of Defense (DOD) program to increase the efficiency of some in-house commercial or industrial-type activities.The efficiency review program saves money each year by developing and applying performance standards that eliminate unnecessary and inefficient work practices. Before a commercial activity can be converted from in-house to contract operation...
Problems Plagued Department of Agriculture's Grasshopper Control Program in 1979
CED-80-95: Published: Aug 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1980.
The Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) did not adequately manage the program to control grasshoppers in 17 Western States in 1979. Efforts by Federal and State officials and local participants were not sufficiently coordinated. Management weaknesses reduced the ability of the local project managers of APHIS to effectively identify areas to be sprayed to...
Cost/Benefit Analysis--A Legislative Branch Viewpoint
110842: Nov 6, 1979
GAO reviews of three remote sensing information systems were presented with regard to economic and cost/benefit analysis issues. The 1975 review of the Landsat program included the production of additional satellites, production of Landsat photo-products and computer compatible tapes, and a variety of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) sponsored technical investigations. The obje...