Tuesday, October 05, 2010

GAO Reports and Releases

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) which is often called the investigative arm of Congress. This past week GAO investigated woman's rights, defense, and other issues. If you would like to know more about GAO, check out the library's guide.

  • Department of Homeland Security: Progress Made in Implementation and Transformation of Management Functions, but More Work Remains, by Cathleen A. Berrick, managing director, homeland security and justice issues, before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. GAO-10-911T, September 30.

    Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d10911thigh.pdf
  • Federal Courthouse Construction: Better Planning, Oversight, and Courtroom Sharing Needed to Address Future Costs, by Mark Goldstein, director, physical infrastructutre issues, before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy, House Committee on the Judiciary. GAO-10-1068T, September 29.

    Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d101068thigh.pdf
  • Propane and Heating Oil: Federal Oversight of the Propane Education and Research Council and National Oilheat Research Alliance Should Be Strengthened, by Mark Gaffigan, director, natural resources and environment, before the Subcommittee on Energy, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. GAO-10-981T, September 29.
  • Department of Defense: Financial Management Improvement and Audit Readiness Efforts Continue to Evolve, by Asif A. Khan, director, financial management and assurance, before the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. GAO-10-1059T, September 29.

    Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d101059thigh.pdf
  • Export Promotion: Observations on the Export-Import Bank's Efforts to Achieve U.S. Policy Goals, by Loren Yager, director, international affairs and trade, before the Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations and International Monetary Policy and Trade, House Committee on Financial Services. GAO-10-1069T, September 29.
  • Women in Management: Female Managers' Representation, Characteristics, and Pay, by Andrew Sherrill, director, education, workforce, and income security, before the Joint Economic Committee. GAO-10-1064T, September 28.

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