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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 1992 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-91-2: Published: Feb 6, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1991.
GAO discussed its fiscal year: (1) 1992 funding requirements; and (2) 1990 accomplishments. GAO noted that it: (1) accomplished exceptional work that focused on major national issues by becoming more operationally efficient; (2) implemented programs geared toward awarding its personnel for work well done and providing training and equipment that enabled them to perform high-quality work in an effi...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1982
B-119600: Published: Feb 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1983.
The activities of GAO are reported for fiscal year (FY) 1982. During FY 1982, Congress faced many critical issues relating to the Nation's security and economic and social well-being. To present most clearly what GAO has done to assist Congress, the annual report is divided into two parts. Volume I highlights some of the major efforts and accomplishments of GAO. Volume II contains detailed informa...
[The Role of the General Accounting Office in Auditing Federal Programs]
119725: Sep 27, 1982
In a speech before a council of educational opportunity associations, GAO discussed its role in auditing Federal programs in general and educational programs in particular. The primary purposes of GAO audits is to: (1) evaluate the efficiency, economy, legality, and effectiveness with which Federal agencies carry out their financial, management, and program responsibilities, and (2) to assist Cong...
The GAO: How Its Activities Affect Federal Regulatory Policy
112005: Feb 22, 1980
The topic of discussion was the work of GAO and how it can influence federal regulatory policies and practices affecting the energy industry. GAO objectives are closely tied to the Congress' needs for information and advice in carrying out its legislative and oversight or review responsibilities. The agency's primary role today is the analysis or audit of federal programs and government corporatio...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1978
B-119600: Published: Jan 15, 1979. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1979.
A review of GAO's activities during fiscal year 1978 is presented. Topics covered are: (1) highlights of activities; (2) legislative recommendations; and (3) financial savings and other benefits. Appendices include titles of all audit reports issued during fiscal year 1978, a summary of personnel assigned to congressional committees, a description of major organizational units of GAO, and legisla...
Relations Between the General Accounting Office and the Congress
100447: Dec 10, 1976
One of the general objectives of GAO is to find ways to run the government as efficiently, effectively, and economically as possible. GAO is an independent, nonpolitical arm of the legislative branch established to provide Congress with the information and advice it needs to carry out its legislative and oversight responsibilities. In addition to assisting Congress on a request basis, GAO carries...
General Accounting Office
095116: Sep 1, 1976
No summary is currently available...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1975
B-119600: Published: Jan 30, 1976. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1976.
No summary is currently available...