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Title: Public Buildings Policies Oversight - Hearings Before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, March 16, June 6 and 15, 1979
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Cmtte on Environment and Public Works
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 402
Sponsoring Agency: US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Contract Number: /Serial no 96-421
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A Senate committee examines Federal public housing policies, with attention to the General Services Administration's (GSA's) view of how the Federal Government has carried out its public buildings program and the GSA's new approach to public buildings.
Abstract: The GSA Administrator describes changes made at GSA, notes Federal space needs, and suggests measures GSA and Congress can take to improve the public buildings program. Others testifying on these and other issues include representatives of the Public Building Service, the Department of Transportation, Veterans' Administration, and Senators and Representatives. A prepared statement by the Executive Director of the National League of Cities is included. The GSA Administrator notes that the agency has done a poor job of constructing buildings in the past and that reorganization efforts are underway. Recent GSA scandals are also mentioned. Tables and charts are included in the prepared statements.
Index Term(s): Capital investment; Corruption of public officials; Facility conditions; General Services Administration (GSA); Misuse of funds; Policy analysis; Public administration; Space management
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