TITLE

GRANTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: An Overview of Federal Funding Levels and Selected Challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Czerwinski, Stanley J.; Davis, Beryl H.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/25/2012, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to Tom Carper and Scott Brown of the U.S. Senate on grants extended by the federal government to states and local governments. The report cites the challenges related to the measurement of grant performance and the creation of uncoordinated grant programs. The report also shows the importance of grant spending to the entirety of federal spending.
ACCESSION #
82261442

 

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