Presidential and Congressional Transition

  • The information in our Key Issues and High Risk list can prepare policy makers and other leaders to take action on the most pressing concerns in an issue area, an agency, or government-wide.

  • Explore Key Issues by Topics

    Need to get up to speed in a broad area, such as information security or tax policy?
    Explore our Key issues by TOPICS.

  • Explore Key Issues by Agencies

    Looking for the issues that might directly affect your agency?
    Explore our Key issues by AGENCIES.

  • Explore GAO’s High Risk List

    Want to know which programs or agencies are vulnerable to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement, or are most in need of transformation? Explore our 2015 High Risk list. The High Risk list is issued at the start of each new Congress and will be updated in early 2017.

  • Governing on the go?

    Our Priorities for Policy Makers app makes it easier for leaders to search our recommendations on the go.

    See the November 10th Press Release


  • Explore the full database of GAO's Priority Recommendations