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GAO-18-252, Next Generation 911: National 911 Program Could Strengthen Efforts to Assist States, January 31, 2018

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) National 911 Program's most recent national survey on Next Generation 911 (NG911) implementation indicated that about...



GAO-18-303, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration: Competitive Grant Programs Managed Consistently with Relevant Regulations, but Monitoring Could Be Improved, February 22, 2018

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) program, within the Department of the Interior, awards and monitors five competitive grant...



GAO-18-396SP, GAO 2018-2023 Strategic Plan: Trends Affecting Government and Society, February 22, 2018

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

We are publishing these trends as part of GAO’s strategic plan for fiscal years 2018-2023 to provide strategic context for our plan. The development of trends for GAO’s strategic plan is a...



GAO-18-395SP, GAO 2018-2023 Strategic Plan: Key Efforts, February 22, 2018

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

As part of GAO's 2018-2023 Strategic Plan, our Key Efforts denote substantial areas of focus and bodies of work that will contribute to the successful accomplishment of GAO's strategic objectives...



GAO-18-1SP, GAO 2018-2023 Strategic Plan: Goals and Objectives for Serving Congress and the Nation (Supersedes GAO-14-1SP), February 22, 2018

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

GAO's strategic plan describes our goals and objectives to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to ultimately help improve the safety, security, and well-being of...



GAO-18-233, Emergency Management: Federal Agencies Could Improve Dissemination of Resources to Colleges, January 23, 2018

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Emergency managers at 18 colleges across the country told GAO that their efforts to prepare for emergencies involved working with the campus community to develop, communicate, and...



GAO-18-287, Railroad Retirement Board: Actions Needed to Improve the Effectiveness and Oversight of Continuing Disability Reviews, February 21, 2018

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found In fiscal years 2014-2016, the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) completed continuing disability reviews (CDRs) of various types for 427 beneficiaries (see figure below), covering...



GAO-18-220, Medicaid Demonstrations: Evaluations Yielded Limited Results, Underscoring Need for Changes to Federal Policies and Procedures, January 19, 2018

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Under section 1115 of the Social Security Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) may approve Medicaid demonstrations to allow states to test new approaches to...



GAO-18-126, Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Should Clarify Long-Term Uranium Enrichment Mission Needs and Improve Technology Cost Estimates, February 16, 2018

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a separately organized agency within the Department of Energy (DOE), is taking or plans to take four actions to extend...



GAO-18-283, Military Recruiting: Army National Guard Has Implemented Internal Controls for Soldier Incentives but Needs to Better Plan to Maintain the Integrity of Those Controls, February 16, 2018

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found In response to the over $22 million in improper payments the California Army National Guard (ARNG) made in cash bonuses and other soldier incentives from 2004 through 2010, ARNG...



GAO-18-257, Federal Personal Property: Opportunities Exist to Improve Identification of Unneeded Property for Disposal, February 16, 2018

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The five agencies GAO reviewed—the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Forest Service, General Services Administration (GSA), Department of Housing and Urban Development...



GAO-18-239SP, Understanding the Financial Report of the United States Government, February 15, 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

Reliable, useful, and timely financial and performance information is needed to make sound decisions on the current results and future direction of vital federal programs and policies. The...



GAO-18-150, Rental Housing: Improvements Needed to Better Monitor the Moving to Work Demonstration, Including Effects on Tenants, January 25, 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The Department of Housing and Urban Development‘s (HUD) oversight of the Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration has been limited. Improving oversight—particularly for information...



GAO-18-316R, Financial Audit: Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 Consolidated Financial Statements of the U.S. Government, February 15, 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found To operate as effectively and efficiently as possible, Congress, the administration, and federal managers must have ready access to reliable and complete financial and performance...



GAO-18-293R, Financial Audit: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Funds' 2017 and 2016 Financial Statements, February 15, 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO found (1) the financial statements of the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) and of the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC) Resolution Fund (FRF) as of and for the...



GAO-18-182, Federal Prisons: Information on Inmates with Serious Mental Illness and Strategies to Reduce Recidivism, February 15, 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found About two-thirds of inmates with a serious mental illness in the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) were incarcerated for four types of offenses—drug...



GAO-18-217, Defense Acquisition Workforce: Opportunities Exist to Improve Practices for Developing Program Managers, February 15, 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Leading organizations use 10 key practices to train, mentor, retain, and ultimately select skilled program managers. GAO found that military service practices for developing...



GAO-18-211, Critical Infrastructure Protection: Additional Actions Are Essential for Assessing Cybersecurity Framework Adoption, February 15, 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Most of the 16 critical infrastructure sectors took action to facilitate adoption of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical...



GAO-18-357T, Inter-American Organizations: U.S. Share of Assessed Contributions and U.S. Agencies' Efforts to Monitor Assistance Agreements, February 14, 2018

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found While the United States' assessed contributions constituted over 57 percent of total assessed contributions by member states to four inter-American organizations from 2014 to 2016,...



GAO-18-171, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Federal Agencies' Collaboration Generally Reflected Leading Practices, but Could Be Enhanced, February 08, 2018

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Federal agencies' efforts to implement Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requirements related to regulations, program performance, and state planning aligned with...



GAO-18-196, Substance-Affected Infants: Additional Guidance Would Help States Better Implement Protections for Children, January 19, 2018

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found All states reported adopting, to varying degrees, policies and procedures regarding health care providers notifying child protective services (CPS) about infants affected by...



GAO-18-100, Medicare Fee-For-Service: Modernizing Cost-sharing Design Would Involve Trade-offs, the Results of Which Would Depend on Time Horizon, January 09, 2018

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO and others have raised concerns about the design of Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) cost-sharing—the portion of costs beneficiaries are responsible for when they receive care....



GAO-18-276R, Innovative Manufacturing: Commerce Has Continued Efforts to Create a Loan Guarantee Program, but Future Steps Are Uncertain, February 08, 2018

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The Department of Commerce's (Commerce) Economic Development Administration (EDA) has taken additional steps to implement the Federal Loan Guarantees for Innovative Technologies in...



GAO-18-229, Federal Law Enforcement: DHS and DOJ Are Working to Enhance Responses to Incidents Involving Individuals with Mental Illness, February 08, 2018

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Law enforcement officers and agents from the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice (DOJ) cited a number of challenges in our discussion groups related to their...



GAO-18-154, Department of Education: Resource and Achievement Trends, February 07, 2018

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Since the Department of Education (Education) began operations in fiscal year 1980, its mission has included promoting student achievement and ensuring equal access to educational...