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Assessing Implementation of the Financial Integrity Act: GAO Assists OMB
123794: Jan 1, 1984
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Winter 1984, discusses the assistance which GAO gives to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in reviewing the implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act. The GAO role in implementing the act involves the areas of: (1) establishing and maintaining internal control standards; (2) prescribing accounting stand...
[The Leesburg GAO Senior Executive Management Meeting Speeches]
124300: Nov 8, 1983
The 1983 GAO Senior Executive Management Meeting stressed the need for understanding, communicating, and building teamwork within the GAO organization. The need for improvement in various management areas was discussed including: planning, the use of report conferences, quality assurance procedures, report responsibility, the issue area system, work with Congress on auditing internal controls and...
Survey To Determine if HEW Regulations Were Being Followed
089360: May 12, 1975
No summary is currently available...
Information About Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc., NJ
HRD-83-23: Published: Dec 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1983.
GAO was asked to survey a legal services project in connection with allegations of mismanagement. Because of the personal nature of the allegations, GAO did not report on the specific allegations, but presented a summary of the problems that have confronted the project and the actions taken or planned to address them.During the past few years, the project has been beset by recurring conflicts betw...
Allegations Concerning Waste and Mismanagement in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' New York Regional Office
HRD-82-128: Published: Sep 24, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the adequacy of the Department of Labor's investigation into allegations of waste and mismanagement in the New York Regional Office of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The allegations were investigated by the national BLS office and the New York office of the inspector general. Their reports concluded that none of the allegations could be substantiated.Based on intervi...
117396: Oct 1, 1981
The House Appropriations Committee has recommended that GAO concentrate on those studies and investigations which are directly related to reducing waste and inefficiency in the Federal Government. It may be necessary for Congress to review the responsibilities of GAO in the near future to ensure that: (1) it is operating efficiently, (2) it is not overburdened by Congress with unnecessary responsi...
Limited-Resource Farmer Loans: More Can Be Done To Achieve Program Goals and Reduce Costs
CED-81-144: Published: Aug 31, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) program for providing low-interest rate loans to limited-resource farmers to determine whether more supervision and technical assistance were needed to achieve program goals and whether improvements were needed to control costs and safeguard against misuse of program funds.GAO found that the management assistance provided to limited-resource borr...
Fraud and Abuse in Federal Programs: The Auditor's Role
114980: Apr 14, 1981
The problem of fraud, abuse, and waste in Federal programs was discussed. The auditor's role in taking the preventive, detective, and corrective measures to combat this problem was explained. The auditor's role in reducing Government fraud and corruption can be seen only in tandem with that of the Federal program manager. In making prevention a priority, the manager has to decide how to strike the...
Questionable Practices of the Military Minor Construction Program
LCD-77-356: Published: Feb 14, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1978.
Congress normally authorizes military construction projects in annual construction authorizations acts and finances them in construction appropriation acts. To provide for unforeseen circumstances creating an urgent need for construction, Congress has enacted legislation permitting the military services to initiate projects costing no more than $400,000 without congressional approval.The Departmen...