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Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Transportation
GAO-03-108: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
In its 2001 performance and accountability report on the Department of Transportation (the department), GAO identified important safety, security, acquisition, financial management, and other issues facing the department. The information GAO presents in this report is intended to help sustain congressional attention and a departmental focus on continuing to make progress in addressing these challe...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Federal Emergency Management Agency
GAO-03-113: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
The 2003 performance and accountability series includes the first report on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since the series started in 1999. GAO reported on management challenges facing FEMA this year because of the increased national significance of the agency's missions and the additional responsibilities placed on the agency. The information GAO presents in this report is intend...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Education
OCG-99-5: Published: Jan 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1999.
As part of its Performance and Accountability Series, GAO provided information on the major management challenges and program risks facing the Department of Education.GAO noted that: (1) Education continues to experience challenges in its management of student financial aid programs; (2) Education lacks the financial and programmatic information necessary to effectively budget for and manage these...
GPRA Performance Reports
GGD-96-66R: Published: Feb 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO presented its initial observations on selected agencies' implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act. GAO noted that: (1) among the 13 pilot projects selected for review, there are some individual practices that can enhance the general usefulness of future performance reports to decisionmakers and the public; (2) these practices include d...
RCED-94-258R: Published: Jul 27, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 1994.
GAO commented on its evaluation of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project. GAO noted that the: (1) scope of its evaluation is limited to selected funding and scheduling issues; (2) evaluation should include a determination of the site's suitability as a radioactive waste repository and the amount of funding and time needed to complete a full investigation; (3...
Management Reform: GAO's Comments on the National Performance Review's Recommendations
OCG-94-1: Published: Dec 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1993.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO commented on the recommendations in the National Performance Review's (NPR) report, focusing on: (1) its agreement or disagreement with the recommendations; and (2) major management and programmatic concerns that the NPR report did not address.GAO found that: (1) the NPR report addressed many areas of concern that it has previously stressed such as strengthe...
FHA Internal Controls
RCED-92-227R: Published: Sep 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed two internal control reports issued in 1991 on the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) single- and multifamily housing loan insurance programs, focusing on materially significant financial and management internal control weaknesses reported for the first time. GAO found that: (1) an independent accounting firm identified 206 internal control wea...
OMB's High Risk Program: Benefits Found but Greater Oversight Needed
AFMD-92-63: Published: Aug 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) high-risk program, focusing on: (1) the involvement of high-level government officials in the program; (2) the accuracy of program progress and status information presented in the President's fiscal year 1993 budget; and (3) OMB general management, organization, staffing, and recordkeeping practices for t...
HUD Reforms: Progress Made Since the HUD Scandals but Much Work Remains
RCED-92-46: Published: Jan 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) actions to address widespread fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement, focusing on progress HUD had made as of December 1991 in correcting four departmentwide deficiencies in management systems, internal controls, organizational structure, and staffing problems in fourteen individual programs pr...
Naval Academy Athletic Association: Organizational Status, Financial Operations, and Oversight
NSIAD-91-291: Published: Sep 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Naval Academy Athletic Association (NAAA), a private, nonprofit, voluntary association that provides funds for the Naval Academy's intercollegiate athletic program and operates a gift shop and a tour-guide service at the academy, focusing on: (1) NAAA organizational status and the Naval Academy's control over it; and (2) financia...