Information on Selected High-Risk Areas
HR-97-30: Published: May 16, 1997. Publicly Released: May 16, 1997.
- Full Report:
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided additional information on 12 areas included in its High Risk Series.
GAO noted: (1) descriptions of key open GAO recommendations relevant to each area; (2) the implementation status of those recommendations and why they have not been fully implemented; (3) remaining challenges to addressing high-risk problems; (4) the federal dollars involved with each program or area; (5) the federal dollars at risk from abusive or wasteful practices; and (6) the estimated savings that might be attained or the costs that could be avoided if specific changes were made in these areas.