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Last Build Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:57:02 -0500

 



GAO-18-117, Personnel Security Clearances: Plans Needed to Fully Implement and Oversee Continuous Evaluation of Clearance Holders, November 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found In October 2016, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) took an initial step to implement continuous evaluation—a process to review the background of...



GAO-18-51, Information Technology: OMB Needs to Report On and Improve Its Oversight of the Highest Priority Programs, November 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of E-Government and Information Technology (E-Gov) reported that it undertook a structured approach to identify the top 10 high...



GAO-18-116, Government Procurement: Effect of Restriction on DHS's Purchasing of Foreign Textiles Is Limited, November 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has updated its policies and procedures to incorporate a restriction on its procurement of certain textiles as specified in the...



GAO-18-54, Agricultural Promotion Programs: USDA Could Build on Existing Efforts to Further Strengthen Its Oversight, November 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has improved its oversight of check-off programs since USDA's Office of Inspector General (OIG)...



GAO-18-22, Federal Regulations: Key Considerations for Agency Design and Enforcement Decisions, October 19, 2017

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Agencies have multiple available regulatory designs. Selected agency processes for choosing among them are informed by statutory and Executive requirements, regulatory objectives,...



GAO-18-49, Contingent Workforce: Size, Characteristics, Compensation, and Work Experiences of Adjunct and Other Non-Tenure-Track Faculty, October 19, 2017

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found According to 2015 Department of Education data, contingent faculty—those employed outside of the tenure track—made up about 70 percent of postsecondary instructional positions...



GAO-18-36, Improper Payments: Most Selected Agencies Improved Procedures to Help Ensure Risk Assessments of All Programs and Activities, November 16, 2017

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO's review of the 24 Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act) agencies' fiscal years 2014 through 2016 agency financial reports (AFR) and performance and accountability...



GAO-18-61, Sunscreen: FDA Reviewed Applications for Additional Active Ingredients and Determined More Data Needed, November 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), within the Department of Health and Human Services, implemented requirements for reviewing applications for sunscreen active ingredients...



GAO-18-122R, Plutonium Disposition: Observations on DOE and Army Corps Assessments of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility Contract, November 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found According to officials GAO interviewed, converting the line item of the contract to construct the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX facility)--which would make nuclear...



GAO-18-234T, Information Technology: Further Implementation of FITARA Related Recommendations Is Needed to Better Manage Acquisitions and Operations, November 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and federal agencies have taken steps to improve the management of information technology (IT) acquisitions and operations through a...



GAO-18-186R, Financial Audit: Securities and Exchange Commission's Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 Financial Statements, November 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO found (1) the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) and its Investor Protection Fund’s (IPF) financial statements as of and for the fiscal years ended...



GAO-18-166R, Financial Audit: Federal Housing Finance Agency's Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 Financial Statements, November 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO found (1) the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) financial statements as of and for the fiscal years ended September 30, 2017, and 2016, are presented fairly, in all...



GAO-18-185R, Financial Audit: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 Financial Statements, November 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO found (1) the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's, known as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), financial statements as of and for the fiscal years ended...



GAO-18-109R, Commercial Aviation: Pilots' and Flight Attendants' Exposure to Noise aboard Aircraft, November 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found While information on aircraft noise is limited, the studies and data GAO reviewed suggest that aircraft cabin and cockpit noise levels likely do not exceed the noise exposure...



GAO-18-99, Nuclear Weapons: NNSA Needs to Determine Critical Skills and Competencies for Its Strategic Materials Programs, November 14, 2017

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) manages strategic materials programs for uranium, plutonium, tritium, and lithium—materials that...



GAO-18-108R, Department of Defense: Telehealth Use in Fiscal Year 2016, November 14, 2017

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found The Department of Defense (DOD) uses telehealth to provide health care services to its beneficiaries who include active duty servicemembers, dependents, and retirees. DOD defines...



GAO-18-21, Tobacco Trade: Duty-Free Cigarettes Sold in Unlimited Quantities on the U.S.-Mexico Border Pose Customs Challenges, October 11, 2017

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found Duty-free stores at the southwest border may sell tax-exempt cigarettes in any quantity to passengers departing the United States for Mexico; agencies have identified schemes...



GAO-18-25, Preventing Drug Abuse: Low Participation by Pharmacies and Other Entities as Voluntary Collectors of Unused Prescription Drugs, October 12, 2017

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO found that about 3 percent of pharmacies and other entities eligible to collect unused prescription drugs for disposal have volunteered to do so. The Drug Enforcement...



GAO-18-152R, Independent Auditor's Report on Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Fiscal Year 2017 Excise Tax Distributions to the Airport and Airway Trust Fund and the Highway Trust Fund, November 09, 2017

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO performed the procedures described in the enclosures to this report, which were agreed to by the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Transportation solely to...



GAO-18-170R, Financial Audit: Office of Financial Stability (Troubled Asset Relief Program) Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 Financial Statements, November 09, 2017

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found GAO found (1) the Office of Financial Stability’s (OFS) financial statements for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) as of and for the fiscal years ended September 30, 2017,...



GAO-18-165, Financial Audit: IRS's Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 Financial Statements, November 09, 2017

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found In GAO's opinion, the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal years 2017 and 2016 financial statements are fairly presented in all material respects. However, in GAO's opinion, IRS...



GAO-18-134, Financial Audit: Bureau of the Fiscal Service's Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 Schedules of Federal Debt, November 09, 2017

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found In GAO's opinion, the Bureau of the Fiscal Service's (Fiscal Service) Schedules of Federal Debt for fiscal years 2017 and 2016 were fairly presented in all material respects, and...



GAO-18-41SP, Child Well-Being: Key Considerations for Policymakers, Including the Need for a Federal Cross-Agency Priority Goal, November 09, 2017

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

The long-term success of a nation depends in large part on how well families and society care for their children. Child well-being can be measured through various indicators that reflect a...



GAO-18-225T, Transitioning Veterans: Improvements Needed in DOD's Performance Reporting and Monitoring of the Transition Assistance Program, November 08, 2017

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found In fiscal year 2016, the Department of Defense (DOD) lacked data for 48 percent of National Guard and Reserve members and 12 percent of active duty servicemembers which resulted in...



GAO-18-23, Transitioning Veterans: DOD Needs to Improve Performance Reporting and Monitoring for the Transition Assistance Program, November 08, 2017

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What GAO Found In fiscal year 2016, the Department of Defense (DOD) lacked data for 48 percent of National Guard and Reserve members and 12 percent of active duty servicemembers which resulted in...