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GAO History, 1921-1991
OP-3-HP: Published: Nov 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1991.
GAO presented a brief history of the first 70 years of GAO, focusing on: (1) the expanding role of GAO in the federal government; (2) its evolution from a voucher-checking staff to one of the most respected audit organizations in the world; and (3) its values and cultures. GAO conducted this work as part of its program to record key government official's observations and impressions and ensure tha...
The Evolution of the General Accounting Office: From Voucher Audits to Program Evaluations
OP-2-HP: Published: Jan 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1990.
GAO presented a perspective on the main eras in the General Accounting Office's historical evolution from 1921 to the present, changes in its organization, and its work over the last 25 years...
An Early History of the General Accounting Office, 1921-1943
OP-1-HP: Published: Mar 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1985
B-119600: Published: Jan 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1986.
GAO activities for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1985 were reported. Highlights of these activities were summarized and included work on: the budget deficit; the social security program; other entitlements and pension programs; Department of Defense entitlements; debt servicing; block grants; agricultural programs; tax administration; and financial management...
The GAO Review, Vol. 21, Issue 3, Summer 1986
131237: Jan 1, 1986
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: program evaluation; federal office buildings; career planning; the new executive summaries of GAO reports; improved local reporting systems; the death of U.S. citizens abroad; and legislative developments...
The GAO Review, Volume 20, Issue 4, Fall 1985
128767: Jan 1, 1985
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: organizational effectiveness; evaluation methods; the block grant programs; the emergency federal coal leasing program; the GAO Personnel Appeals Board; marketing; state agencies' internal controls; small group conferences; and legislative developments...
The GAO Review, Volume 20, Issue 2, Spring 1985
127079: Jan 1, 1985
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: measuring the government's borrowing costs; evaluation methods; internal control and accounting systems; federal employee economic analysis; auditing with new technologies; employee performance evaluations; auditing procedures; and legislative developments...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1983
B-119600: Published: Feb 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1984.
The activities of GAO are reported for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1983. Highlights of these activities are summarized and included: management and cost control savings recommended to the Department of Defense; a study of chemical warfare; reports on foreign military sales to Israel and Egypt, potential energy shortages, controlling health care costs, and debt collection...
The GAO Review, Vol. 18, Issue 4, Fall 1983
123324: Jan 1, 1983
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for use by the GAO staff. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: program evaluation, the Federal budget, the use of experts, planning for change, the legal minimum wage, natural gas prices, and legislative developments...
U.S. General Accounting Office Background Paper on Reducing the Federal Budget: Strategies and Examples
OPP-81-1: Published: Feb 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1981.
This report is designed to assist Congress during its consideration of the fiscal year 1982 budget by identifying ways to reduce Federal spending and increase Federal revenues. The report is divided into three chapters. The first chapter provides GAO views on the Congressional Budget Office's options for reducing the Federal budget and notes the specific GAO official to contact for more detailed d...