Summary of Recent GAO Reports on Managing Intergovernmental Assistance Programs
GGD-82-91: Published: Jul 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1982.
- Full Report:
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided copies of several reports on the Federal intergovernmental assistance system.
A major conclusion of GAO reports over the years has been that, since the Federal Government relies so heavily on State and local governments to implement national objectives on a partnership basis, the Federal level needs to design programs that are more sensitive to the fiscal, legal, and administrative environments of State and local governments.