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Social Security: Past Projections and Future Financing Concerns
HRD-86-22: Published: Mar 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the past and current projections for the Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) trust fund, specifically the important assumptions underlying the revenue and spending projections that determine the trust fund balance.GAO found that: (1) through 1982, projections of the OASI trust fund balance have been inaccurate, because the inability to foresee e...
The Establishment of Alternative Corporations by Selected Legal Services Corporation Grant Recipients
HRD-85-51: Published: Aug 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain alternative corporations that were established by three Legal Services Corporation (LSC) grant recipients to determine: (1) how and why the alternative corporations were established; (2) whether the establishment of the corporations complied with the Legal Services Corporation Act and regulations; and (3) whether the grant recipients and al...
Legislative Mandate and Affirmative Responsibilities of Congressional Award Board
B-200254: Published: Nov 19, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked for advice concerning the Congressional Award Board's legislative mandate and affirmative responsibilities in several areas: (1) whether there was authorization for independent state or regional boards to conduct the program; (2) whether there was a minimum age level for those entering the program; (3) whether the Board's intention for a three-section program as opposed to a four-se...
Administration of Family Planning Grants Awarded to Genesee Family Planning Program, Inc.
HRD-78-24: Published: Dec 13, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
Genesee Region Family Planning Program, Inc., of Rochester, New York, is a consolidated grantee responsible for developing, organizing, administering, coordinating, and funding seven family planning projects in the Genesee area of upstate New York. Questions were raised about the administration of one of the projects, Planned Parenthood--Rochester, by the administration office (core office) of the...
ACDA's Coordination of Federal Arms Control Research and Management of its External Research Program Still Need Improvement
NSIAD-83-67: Published: Sep 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1983.
GAO reported on the adequacy of the administration of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency's (ACDA) research program and its coordination of arms control research throughout the federal government.GAO found that ACDA needs to improve the operation of its external research program and to fulfill its responsibilities for coordinating all federal arms control and disarmament research or seek relie...
Information on Labor's Awards to the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America
HRD-83-33: Published: Mar 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's award and administration of contracts to the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc. (OIC/A), a national organization which provides assistance to its local affiliates on the management and operation of employment training programs.GAO found that Labor awarded the contracts on a sole-source basis without considering alternative providers and...
Block Grant Implementation
118385: May 11, 1982
Legislation passed in 1981 assigned primary administrative responsibility for nine block grants to States. GAO studied the transition process and early implementation of these grants and found that the State transition to block grant administration is proceeding well, considering the short timeframe between passage of the legislation and its implementation, program funding reductions, and uncertai...
Continuation of the Resource Conservation and Development Program Raises Questions
CED-81-120: Published: Aug 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 14, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) program and the administrative and legislative changes needed to improve the control and operation of the program.GAO was unable to develop a clear picture or measure of overall benefits under the program because program accomplishments are not clearly distinguishable at either the project or measure l...
Results of GAO Reviews of Family Planning Activities Under Title X of Public Health Service Act
115588: Jun 23, 1981
Through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Federal Government provides funds for family planning service in several programs, the largest of which is title X. Although GAO has not comprehensively assessed the program's effectiveness, its work has shown that the program has not reached or effectively served many individuals in its target population beacuase of a lack of: (1) res...
Operation of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal
115478: Jun 11, 1981
The Copyright Royalty Tribunal was created to oversee the compulsory licenses provided by the Copyright Act. These included the use of copyrighted materials in coin-operated machines, retransmissions by cable systems of distant broadcasting signals, the use of records in jukeboxes, and the use of music and other creations by noncommercial broadcasters. The Tribunal was to adjust and determine the...