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Juvenile Justice: Grant to the National Partnership To Prevent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
GGD-88-45BR: Published: Apr 6, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP) grant award to the National Partnership to Prevent Drug and Alcohol Abuse to determine the: (1) legality of the establishment of the Partnership and the grant award; (2) grantee's use of the grant funds; and (3) OJJDP management of the award.GAO found tha...
NATO: U.S. Contributions to the Airborne Early Warning and Control Program
NSIAD-88-132: Published: Apr 14, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the financial controls over U.S. contributions to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) Airborne Early Warning and Control Program to determine whether U.S. performance in this program was consistent with: (1) the Memorandum of Understanding establishing the program; and (2) U.S. laws and regulations covering contributions to such mult...
Asset Forfeiture Programs: Corrective Actions Underway but Additional Improvements Needed
T-GGD-88-16: Published: Mar 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1988.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) and Customs Service's asset forfeiture programs, specifically their funds management problems. GAO found that, although Customs and DOJ took action to resolve problems concerning the handling of seized cash and the management of seized property, improvements were still needed, including: (1) ensuring that Customs' field offices complied with its newl...
The Social Security Wild Card
137892: Jan 1, 1988
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 4, Winter 1988, discusses maintaining the Social Security Program and Trust Fund surpluses. As a result of increases in payroll taxes, the Trust Fund is now building a surplus at a rate exceeding $100 million daily. However, in implementing deficit-reduction legislation, Congress used the Trust Fund to mask the actual budget deficit. Continued u...
DC Government: Problems Have Created Delays in Constructing Educational Facilities at Lorton
GGD-88-1BR: Published: Oct 23, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 25, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of $12.3 million in appropriated funds intended for constructing permanent educational and vocational facilities at the District of Columbia's (D.C.) Lorton Prison complex, to determine if D.C. spent the funds in accordance with congressional intent.GAO found that: (1) although the D.C. Department of Public Works (DPW) assigned the pr...
Maritime Administration: Efforts To Improve Data on the Federal Ship Financing Program
RCED-87-58: Published: Aug 28, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Maritime Administration's (MARAD) Federal Ship Financing Program and its estimated $5-billion portfolio of loan guarantees.GAO found that: (1) MARAD considered 20 percent of the program loans to be at risk of default; (2) in 1986, default payments exceeded $1.2 billion; and (3) since the fund was not self-supporting, it needed approximately...
Fraud Hotline: 8-Year GAO Fraud Hotline Summary
OGC/OSI-87-1FS: Published: Apr 8, 1987. Publicly Released: May 5, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the progress of its Fraud Hotline during the past 8 years.GAO noted that: (1) it has not changed the Hotline's structure or its interviewing, screening, referral, and follow-up procedures in the past 8 years; (2) the Hotline operation is now part of the new Office of Special Investigations; (3) it received over 87,000 calls in the past 8 years t...
Legal Services Corporation: Reprogramming of Funds and Service Delivery Research Projects
HRD-87-50BR: Published: Mar 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 17, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain activities of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), specifically: (1) how it budgeted its appropriations for fiscal years (FY) 1983 through 1986; and (2) whether it complied with the reprogramming provisions of its FY 1985 and 1986 appropriations acts before purchasing 260 microcomputer systems.GAO found that: (1) LSC did not comply with th...
Discretionary Grants: Opportunities To Improve Federal Discretionary Award Practices
HRD-86-108: Published: Sep 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal management of discretionary assistance programs, specifically the policies and practices agency officials use to decide which eligible applicants receive awards and how much they receive.GAO found that: (1) most federal discretionary grant programs have competitive processes to solicit and review applications; (2) nearly two-thirds attem...
The National Endowment for Democracy's Administration of Its Grants Program
129867: May 14, 1986
GAO discussed its review of the National Endowment for Democracy's procedures for grantee selection, monitoring, and evaluation in its overseas grants program. GAO found that, during its first 2 years of operation, the Endowment: (1) generally relied on its grantees to monitor and evaluate their own programs; (2) awarded 88 percent of its fiscal years 1984 and 1985 funds to four core grantees repr...