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GAO: Summary of Performance and Financial Information Fiscal Year 2014
GAO-15-2SP: Published: Feb 17, 2015. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 2015.
This is a summary of GAO’s performance and financial information for fiscal year 2014.Mission: The Government Accountability Office, the audit, evaluation, and investigative arm of the Congress, exists to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American p...
Summary of GAO's Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2012
GAO-13-3SP: Published: Feb 15, 2013. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2013.
This is GAO's summary of the Performance and Accountability Report for fiscal year 2012.Mission: The Government Accountability Office, the audit, evaluation, and investigative arm of the Congress, exists to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American p...
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-12-456T: Published: Mar 15, 2012. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 2012.
This testimony discusses the U.S. Government Accountability Offices (GAO) budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2013. We very much appreciate the confidence Congress has shown in our efforts to help support the Congress in carrying out its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve government performance and accountability for the benefit of the American people.GAO is requesting an ap...
Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-10-574T: Published: Apr 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2010.
This testimony discusses the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) budget request for fiscal year 2011. In fiscal year 2009, GAO supported congressional decision making and oversight on a range of critical issues, including the government's efforts to help stabilize financial markets and address the most severe recession since World War II. In addition to providing oversight for the 2008 E...
Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-09-587T: Published: Apr 28, 2009. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 2009.
This testimony discuss the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) budget request for fiscal year 2010. In fiscal year 2008 GAO delivered advice and analyses to the Congress in response to requests from all of the standing committees of the House and the Senate and over 80 percent of their subcommittees. The hard work of our staff yielded significant results across the government, including...
U.S. General Accounting Office: The Role of GAO in Assisting Congressional Oversight
GAO-02-816T: Published: Jun 5, 2002. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 2002.
The United States General Accounting Office (GAO) is an independent, professional, nonpartisan agency in the legislative branch that is commonly referred to as the investigative arm of Congress. Congress created GAO in the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 to assist in the discharge of its core constitutional powers--the power to investigate and oversee the activities of the executive branch, the...
The GAO Journal, No. 16, Fall/Winter 1992
147985: Jan 1, 1992
This quarterly publication presents information relevant to GAO studies of public-policy issues and federal programs. Articles focus on: (1) the changing federal role in education; (2) child readiness for school; (3) three studies at local schools; (4) preparation of high school students for work; (5) proposed national standards and assessments of students; (6) U.S. assistance to states of the for...
General Accounting Office Thesaurus
OIRM-85-3: Published: Sep 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1985.
The second edition of the GAO Thesaurus provides a complete cross-referencing for subject areas, directing the user to synonyms, broader and narrower terms, and otherwise related terms. The Thesaurus lists more than 3,200 terms, and will be used to index all GAO documents and to store and retrieve information from the GAO documents database...
GAO Review of the Federal Highway Administration's Motor Carrier Safety Enforcement Activities
126708: Apr 18, 1985
GAO discussed certain aspects of motor carrier safety enforcement activities and the organization of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety (BMCS). GAO believes that increased oversight of the safety audit procedures has the potential to improve motor carrier safety and a recent FHwA organizational change may increase BMCS ability to perform program oversight. G...
[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...