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Serving the Congress and the Nation: Strategic Issues Information
GAO-01-417SP: Published: Mar 1, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2001.
This is an insert to GAO's publication, Serving the Congress and the Nation, describing the role, functions, and responsibilities of GAO's Strategic Issues team...
Serving the Congress and the Nation: Tax Administration and Justice Information
GAO-01-418SP: Published: Mar 1, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2001.
This is an insert to GAO's publication, Serving the Congress and the Nation, describing the role, functions, and responsibilities of GAO's Tax Administration and Justice team...
GAO's Congressional Protocols (Superseded by GAO-04-310G)
GAO-01-145G: Published: Nov 3, 2000. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 2000.
This publication has been superseded by GAO-04-310G, GAO's Congressional Protocols, July 2004. This report has been superseded by GAO-04-310G, GAO's Congressional Protocols July 2004. This document contains the protocols governing GAO's work for Congress. These protocols are intended to provide (1) clearly defined and transparent policies and practices relating to GAO's work and (2) a means of hol...
Serving the Congress and the Nation
164264: Nov 1, 2000
GAO published a booklet describing: (1) GAO functions and responsibilities; (2) how it ensures the quality of its work; (3) how it reports the results of its work; and (4) how to obtain GAO services...
GAO: Supporting Congress for the 21st Century
T-OCG-00-10: Published: Jul 18, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed four strategic goals for how it plans to support Congress in dealing with many complex issues and the challenges of government for the 21st Century.GAO noted that: (1) to provide timely, quality service to Congress and the federal government and to address current and emerging challenges to the well-being and financial security of the American peo...
GAO Accountability Report, 1999
163420: Mar 1, 2000
GAO published a report for fiscal year 1999 that discusses GAO's performance and accountability in serving Congress and the American people. The report reviews GAO's accomplishments in meeting its mission and sustaining its core values of accountability, integrity, and reliability...
Following the Federal Dollar: The Strategic Plan of The General Accounting Office
OCG-97-3: Published: Apr 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its strategic plan, focusing on its: (1) support of Congress' oversight and legislative needs; and (2) internal operations. GAO identified five broad areas of concentration in supporting the oversight and legislative needs of Congress, which include: (1) promoting an efficient and cost effective government; (2) exposing waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement; (3) target...
Congressional Oversight: The General Accounting Office
T-OCG-96-2: Published: Apr 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1996.
GAO discussed its work. GAO noted that: (1) in the last 5 years, GAO work has resulted in financial savings and other benefits at a return of $55 for every dollar appropriated for GAO; (2) it has developed a cadre of experts who have helped federal agencies improve their information systems and financial, property, and inventory management; (3) despite budget cuts, it has maintained or increased i...
Fiscal Year 1997 Budget Estimates for the U.S. General Accounting Office
T-OCG-96-1: Published: Feb 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 1996.
GAO discussed its fiscal year (FY) 1997 budget request. GAO noted that it: (1) is operating with a staff level of about 3,700 full-time equivalent positions, down from 5,325 employees in 1992; (2) has maintained its productivity and has been able to fulfill added requirements and responsibilities despite fewer staff, although there is some risk that GAO will lack adequate resources in such key are...
Fiscal Year 1996 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-95-5: Published: May 26, 1995. Publicly Released: May 26, 1995.
GAO discussed its fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget request. GAO noted that it: (1) is restructuring its operations and work processes to serve as a model for the federal government; (2) is achieving efficiencies through better use of technology, quality management principles, and staff training to meet its workload; (3) is reengineering its job management process to reduce the cost and time to complet...