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GAO-17-519T, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: Improved Planning of Future Rehabilitation Projects Could Prevent Limitations Identified with SafeTrack, March 29, 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) planning of SafeTrack did not fully align with leading project management practices. While WMATA generally followed...



GAO-17-422, Troubled Asset Relief Program: Few Participants Remain as Treasury Continues to Wind Down Capital Purchase Program, March 29, 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) continues to make progress winding down the Capital Purchase Program (CPP). As of December 31, 2016, investments outstanding stood at...



GAO-17-259, Private Deposit Insurance: Credit Unions Largely Complied with Disclosure Rules, but Rules Should Be Clarified, March 29, 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found About 2 percent of credit unions (125) have private deposit insurance, which is provided by one company—American Share Insurance (ASI). Regulatory and other assessments have...



GAO-17-202, Maritime Environment: Federal and State Actions, Expenditures, and Challenges to Addressing Abandoned and Derelict Vessels, March 28, 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found Federal agencies respond to abandoned and derelict vessels (ADV) in accordance with federal law, interagency agreements, and funding availability. Federal laws and the National...



GAO-17-494T, Information Technology: Implementation of IT Reform Law and Related Initiatives Can Help Improve Acquisitions, March 28, 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) was enacted in December 2014 to improve federal information technology (IT) acquisitions and can help federal...



GAO-17-518T, Information Security: DHS Needs to Continue to Advance Initiatives to Protect Federal Systems, March 28, 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is spearheading multiple efforts to improve the cybersecurity posture of the federal government. Among these, the National Cybersecurity...



GAO-17-528T, Grants Management: Corporation for National and Community Service's Grant Monitoring Process Could Be Improved, March 28, 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) process for monitoring grants is not fully aligned with federal internal controls (see fig.). Risks may go unidentified...



GAO-17-332, Defense Acquisition Workforce: DOD Has Opportunities to Further Enhance Use and Management of Development Fund, March 28, 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of Defense (DOD), enabled by congressional action, has improved the timeliness of the funding process for the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund (DAWDF)....



GAO-17-370, KC-46 Tanker Modernization: Delivery of First Fully Capable Aircraft Has Been Delayed over One Year and Additional Delays Are Possible, March 24, 2017

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The KC-46 tanker modernization program is meeting cost and performance targets, but has experienced some recent schedule delays. Costs: As shown in the table below, the...



GAO-17-255R, Building Partner Capacity: Inventory of Department of Defense Security Cooperation and Department of State Security Assistance Efforts, March 24, 2017

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found GAO identified 194 Department of Defense (DOD) security cooperation and Department of State (State) security assistance efforts that may be used to build foreign partner capacity...



GAO-17-234, VA Disability Benefits: Additional Planning Would Enhance Efforts to Improve the Timeliness of Appeals Decisions, March 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) is taking steps to improve the timeliness of its benefit compensation appeals process, in which veterans who are dissatisfied with claims...



GAO-17-204, Immigration Status Verification for Benefits: Actions Needed to Improve Effectiveness and Oversight, March 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has taken steps to assess the accuracy of the information reported by its...



GAO-17-80, Defense Commissaries: DOD Needs to Improve Business Processes to Ensure Patron Benefits and Achieve Operational Efficiencies, March 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of Defense (DOD) lacks reasonable assurance that it is maintaining its desired savings rate for commissary patrons. The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), which...



GAO-17-366, Commercial Space Launch Insurance: Weakness in FAA's Insurance Calculation May Expose the Federal Government to Excess Risk, March 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revised its method for calculating insurance requirements to address some known weaknesses. FAA is the part of the Department of...



GAO-17-508T, Aviation Certification: FAA Has Made Continued Progress in Improving Its Processes for U.S. Aviation Products, March 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made progress in addressing two rulemaking committees' recommendations regarding its certification process and the consistency of its...



GAO-17-504T, Airport Funding: FAA's and Industry's Cost Estimates for Airport Development, March 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) estimate of the costs for planned capital development at airports over the next five years is about $32.5 billion, compared to the...



GAO-17-475T, Veterans Health Administration: Actions Needed to Better Recruit and Retain Clinical and Administrative Staff, March 22, 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found Challenges in recruiting and retaining both clinical and human resources (HR) employees along with weak HR-related internal control practices are undermining the Department of...



GAO-17-489T, Face Recognition Technology: DOJ and FBI Need to Take Additional Actions to Ensure Privacy and Accuracy, March 22, 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found In May 2016, GAO found that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had not fully adhered to privacy laws and policies and had not taken sufficient action to help ensure accuracy...



GAO-17-318, Department of State: Foreign Language Proficiency Has Improved, but Efforts to Reduce Gaps Need Evaluation, March 22, 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found As of September 2016, 23 percent of overseas language-designated positions (LDP) were filled by Foreign Service officers (FSO) who did not meet the positions' language proficiency...



GAO-17-293, Oil and Gas Management: Stronger Leadership Commitment Needed at Interior to Improve Offshore Oversight and Internal Management, March 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of the Interior's (Interior) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) leadership has started several key strategic initiatives to improve its offshore...



GAO-17-505T, Offshore Oil and Gas Oversight: Actions Needed to Address Leadership Commitment Deficiencies at Interior, March 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of the Interior's (Interior) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) leadership has started several key strategic initiatives to improve its offshore...



GAO-17-90, Grants Management: Monitoring Efforts by Corporation for National and Community Service Could Be Improved, March 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) assesses its grants before the beginning of each fiscal year and prioritizes its grant monitoring based on the scoring of...



GAO-17-471T, Department Of Justice: Continued Actions Needed to Enhance Program Efficiency and Resource Management, March 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found DOJ has not fully addressed most GAO recommendations related to its law enforcement activities. The Department of Justice (DOJ) undertakes a number of activities to enforce the...



GAO-17-302, National Park Service: Concessions Program Has Made Changes in Several Areas, but Challenges Remain, February 16, 2017

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The Department of the Interior's National Park Service (Park Service) has made several changes to its concessions program since GAO issued a report on the program in 2000. In that...



GAO-17-247, Federal Telework: Additional Controls Could Strengthen Telework Program Compliance and Data Reporting, February 17, 2017

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:00:00 -0400

What GAO Found The telework policies at four selected case study agencies GAO reviewed met select requirements of the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 (the act) for telework eligibility and...