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Grant Programs: Design Features Shape Flexibility, Accountability, and Performance Information
GGD-98-137: Published: Jun 22, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO conducted a comparative study of block grants and similar programs that give state or local governments substantial flexibility in determining how funds are to be used, focusing on: (1) examining the design characteristics of these programs that have implications for flexibility, accountability, and programs' ability to collect information about performance...
Truck Safety: Disposition of Allegations Concerning Three Safety Audits
RCED-88-17FS: Published: Nov 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on three safety audits the Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety (BMCS) performed at a trucking firm, focusing on the: (1) quality of the safety audits; (2) reason for the transfer of the principal safety investigator assigned to the three audits; and (3) extent of the investigation of the allegations posed by a former employee of the truck...
Actions Being Taken To Deal With Bid Rigging in the Federal Highway Program
PLRD-83-78: Published: May 23, 1983. Publicly Released: May 24, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the investigations conducted by the Department of Justice and the actions taken by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and others in response to a scandal involving conspiracies among contractors bidding on public road construction contracts.Since 1979 Justice and DOT have been investigating paving contractors. These continuing investigati...