Homeland security (1 - 10 of 16 items)
High-Risk Series: Progress on Many High-Risk Areas, While Substantial Efforts Needed on Others
GAO-17-317: Published: Feb 15, 2017. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2017.
Since GAO's last high-risk update, many of the 32 high-risk areas on the 2015 list have shown solid progress. Twenty-three high-risk areas, or two-thirds of all the areas, have met or partially met all five criteria for removal from the High-Risk List; 15 of these areas fully met at least one criterion. Progress has been possible through the concerted efforts of Congress and leadership and staff i...
Testimony of Eugene L. Dodaro to be Comptroller General of the United States, U.S. Government Accountability Office
A92918: Nov 18, 2010
This testimony is of Eugene L. Dodaro's appointment as the Comptroller General of the United States...
GAO Strategic Plan: Serving the Congress and the Nation 2010-2015 (Supersedes GAO-07-1SP)
GAO-10-559SP: Published: Jul 1, 2010. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 2010.
This document supersedes GAO-07-1SP, GAO Strategic Plan, 2007-2012, March 2007. This document presents GAO's strategic plan for serving the Congress for fiscal years 2010 through 2015. In keeping with our commitment to update our plan every 3 years, it describes our proposed goals and strategies for supporting the Congress and the nation as the United States undergoes a period of change, daunting...
GAO Review of the Department of Homeland Security's Certification of the Secure Flight Program--Cost and Schedule Estimates
GAO-10-535R: Published: Apr 5, 2010. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 2010.
The matching of airline passenger information against terrorist watchlist records (watchlist matching) is a frontline defense against acts of terrorism that target the nation's civil aviation system. In general, passengers identified as matches to the No-Fly list are prohibited from boarding commercial flights, while those matched to the Selectee list are required to undergo additional screening....
Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-10-451T: Published: Mar 17, 2010. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2010.
This testimony discusses the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) budget request for fiscal year 2011. This has put us in a better position to assist the Congress in confronting the many difficult challenges facing the nation. In fiscal year 2009, GAO supported Congressional decision making and oversight on a range of critical issues, including the government's efforts to help stabilize f...
Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
GAO-08-616T: Published: Apr 10, 2008. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 2008.
The budget authority GAO is requesting for fiscal year 2009--$545.5 million--represents a prudent request of 7.5 percent to support the Congress as it confronts a growing array of difficult challenges. GAO will continue to reward the confidence you place in us by providing a strong return on this investment. In fiscal year 2007 for example, in addition to delivering hundreds of reports and briefin...
Fiscal Year 2007 Performance and Accountability Report
GAO-08-1SP: Published: Nov 15, 2007. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2007.
Presented is GAO's performance and accountability report for fiscal year 2007. In the spirit of the Government Performance and Results Act, this annual report informs the Congress and the American people about what we have achieved on their behalf. The financial information and the data measuring GAO's performance contained in this report are complete and reliable...
Forces That Will Shape America's Future: Themes from GAO's Strategic Plan, 2007-2012
GAO-07-467SP: Published: Mar 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2007.
This document describes the forces that are likely to shape our nation's future, its place in the world, and the changing role of the federal government. This document is an integral part of GAO's strategic plan for serving the Congress for fiscal years 2007 through 2012. Our plan describes our proposed goals and strategies for supporting the Congress and the nation in facing the challenges of a r...
GAO Strategic Plan, 2007-2012 (Supersedes GAO-04-534SP and Superseded by GAO-10-559SP)
GAO-07-1SP: Published: Mar 30, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2007.
This publication supersedes GAO-04-534SP, GAO Strategic Plan 2004-2009, March, 2004 and has been superseded by GAO-10-559SP, U.S. Government Accountability Office: Strategic Plan 2010-2015, July 2010. In keeping with GAO's commitment to update its strategic plan at least once every 3 years--consistent with the Government Performance and Results Act--this strategic plan describes our proposed goals...
United States Government Accountability Office: Supporting the Congress through Oversight, Insight, and Foresight
GAO-07-644T: Published: Mar 21, 2007. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 2007.
The Committee sought GAO's views on the role GAO has played in assisting congressional oversight and the authorities and resources GAO needs to further improve its assistance to the Congress. Today's testimony discusses some of the ways that GAO has helped "set the table" for this Committee, the Congress, the executive branch, and the nation to engage in a constructive and informed dialogue about...