GAO Month in Review February 2009

About the Month in Review

The Month in Review is a comprehensive list of all reports, testimony, correspondence, and other publications issued by GAO during the previous month, grouped according to subject categories.

Top 10 list http://www.gao.gov/press/topten.html

Agriculture and Food

Veterinarian Workforce: Actions Are Needed to Ensure Sufficient Capacity for Protecting Public and Animal Health
GAO-09-178, February 4, 2009
Veterinarian Workforce: The Federal Government Lacks a Comprehensive Understanding of Its Capacity to Protect Animal and Public Health
GAO-09-424T, February 26, 2009
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Education

Access to Arts Education: Inclusion of Additional Questions in Education's Planned Research Would Help Explain Why Instruction Time Has Decreased for Some Students
GAO-09-286, February 27, 2009
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Employment

Human Capital: Opportunities Exist to Build on Recent Progress to Strengthen DOD's Civilian Human Capital Strategic Plan
GAO-09-235, February 10, 2009
Workforce Investment Act: Labor Has Made Progress in Addressing Areas of Concern, but More Focus Needed on Understanding What Works and What Doesn't
GAO-09-396T, February 26, 2009
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Environmental Protection

Chemical Regulation: Options for Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Toxic Substances Control Act
GAO-09-428T, February 26, 2009
Clean Air Act: Historical Information on EPA's Process for Reviewing California Waiver Requests and Making Waiver Determinations
GAO-09-249R, January 16, 2009
Climate Change Science: High Quality Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data are a Cornerstone of Programs to Address Climate Change
GAO-09-423T, February 24, 2009
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Financial Institutions

Financial Regulation: A Framework for Crafting and Assessing Proposals to Modernize the Outdated U.S. Financial Regulatory System
GAO-09-349T, February 4, 2009
Issues Involving the Use of the Futures Markets to Invest in Commodity Indexes
GAO-09-285R, January 30, 2009
Troubled Asset Relief Program: Status of Efforts to Address Transparency and Accountability Issues
GAO-09-359T, February 5, 2009
Troubled Asset Relief Program: Status of Efforts to Address Transparency and Accountability Issues
GAO-09-417T, February 24, 2009
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Financial Management

Financial Audit: American Battle Monuments Commission's Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2008 and 2007
GAO-09-293, February 27, 2009
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Government Operations

Certificated Expenditures: Executive Office of the President Fiscal Year 2007 Certificated Expenditures Were Used for Authorized Purposes
GAO-09-305, February 17, 2009
Challenges Facing the New Administration and the 111th Congress
GAO-09-383CG, February 19, 2009
Excluded Parties List System: Suspended and Debarred Businesses and Individuals Improperly Receive Federal Funds
GAO-09-174, February 25, 2009
Excluded Parties List System: Suspended and Debarred Businesses and Individuals Improperly Receive Federal Funds
GAO-09-419T, February 26, 2009
GAO's Work on Today's High Risk Issues and Long-Term Challenges
GAO-09-382CG, February 6, 2009
Government Printing Office: Issues Faced in Obtaining a New Facility
GAO-09-392R, February 20, 2009
Nonprofit Sector: Significant Federal Funds Reach the Sector through Various Mechanisms, but More Complete and Reliable Funding Data Are Needed
GAO-09-193, February 26, 2009
Older Workers: Enhanced Communication among Federal Agencies Could Improve Strategies for Hiring and Retaining Experienced Workers
GAO-09-206, February 24, 2009
Overseas U.S. Government Personnel Involved in Efforts to Protect and Enforce Intellectual Property Rights
GAO-09-402R, February 26, 2009
Whistleblower Protection Program: Better Data and Improved Oversight Would Help Ensure Program Quality and Consistency
GAO-09-106, January 27, 2009
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Health

Estimated Adjusted Medicaid Funding Allocations Related to the Proposed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
GAO-09-371R, February 5, 2009
Estimated Temporary Medicaid Funding Allocations Related to Section 5001 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
GAO-09-364R, February 4, 2009
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Homeland Security

Aviation Security: Federal Air Marshal Service Has Taken Actions to Fulfill Its Core Mission and Address Workforce Issues, but Additional Actions Are Needed to Improve Workforce Survey
GAO-09-273, January 14, 2009
Aviation Security: Status of Transportation Security Inspector Workforce
GAO-09-123R, February 6, 2009
Aviation Security: TSA's Cost and Performance Study of Private-Sector Airport Screening
GAO-09-27R, January 9, 2009
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Income Security

Social Security Administration: Service Delivery Plan Needed to Address Baby Boom Retirement Challenges
GAO-09-24, January 9, 2008
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Information Management

Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM)
GAO-09-232G, February 2, 2009
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International Affairs

Afghanistan Security: Corrective Actions Are Needed to Address Serious Accountability Concerns about Weapons Provided to Afghan National Security Forces
GAO-09-366T, February 12, 2009
Afghanistan Security: Lack of Systematic Tracking Raises Significant Accountability Concerns about Weapons Provided to Afghan National Security Forces
GAO-09-267, January 30, 2009
Broadcasting to Cuba: Actions Are Needed to Improve Strategy and Operations
GAO-09-127, January 22, 2009
Embassy Construction: Additional Actions Are Needed to Address Contractor Participation
GAO-09-48, January 16, 2009
New Embassy Construction: Structured Interviews with Construction Firms (GAO-09-47SP, January 2009), an E-supplement to GAO-09-48
GAO-09-47SP, January 16, 2009
Securing, Stabilizing, and Developing Pakistan's Border Area with Afghanistan: Key Issues for Congressional Oversight
GAO-09-263SP, February 23, 2009
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Justice and Law Enforcement

Bureau of Prisons: Written Policies on Lateral Transfers and Assessment of Temporary Assignments Needed
GAO-09-141, February 25, 2009
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National Defense

Defense Acquisitions: Charting a Course for Improved Missile Defense Testing
GAO-09-403T, February 25, 2009
Defense Acquisitions: Perspectives on Potential Changes to Department of Defense Acquisition Management Framework
GAO-09-295R, February 27, 2009
Defense Management: Actions Needed to Overcome Long-standing Challenges with Weapon Systems Acquisition and Service Contract Management
GAO-09-362T, February 11, 2009
Iraq and Afghanistan: Availability of Forces, Equipment, and Infrastructure Should Be Considered in Developing U.S. Strategy and Plans
GAO-09-380T, February 12, 2009
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Natural Resources

Federal Land Management: Observations on a Possible Move of the Forest Service into the Department of the Interior
GAO-09-223, February 11, 2009
Federal Land Management: Potential Effects and Factors to Consider in a Move of the Forest Service into the Department of the Interior
GAO-09-412T, February 24, 2009
Hardrock Mining: Information on Types of State Royalties, Number of Abandoned Mines, and Financial Assurances on BLM Land
GAO-09-429T, February 26, 2009
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Science, Space, and Technology

NASA Workforce: Responses to Follow-up Questions regarding the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Use of Term Appointments
GAO-09-356R, February 25, 2009
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Social Services

Foster Care: State Practices for Assessing Health Needs, Facilitating Service Delivery, and Monitoring Children's Care
GAO-09-26, February 6, 2009
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Tax Policy and Administration

Tax Gap: IRS Could Do More to Promote Compliance by Third Parties with Miscellaneous Income Reporting Requirements
GAO-09-238, January 28, 2009
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Transportation

National Airspace System: FAA Reauthorization Issues are Critical to System Transformation and Operations
GAO-09-377T, February 11, 2009
Surface Transportation: Clear Federal Role and Criteria-Based Selection Process Could Improve Three National and Regional Infrastructure Programs
GAO-09-219, February 6, 2009
Transportation Research: The Department of Transportation Has Made Progress in Coordinating and Reviewing Its Research Activities
GAO-09-361T, February 12, 2009
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Legal Products: Decisions and Opinions

Abba International, Inc. et al.
B-311225.4, February 2, 2009
Advanced Scientific Applications, Inc.
B-400312.2, February 5, 2009
Bureau of Reclamation's Legal Obligation to Dredge Laughlin Lagoon
B-316760, February 19, 2009
Computer Cite
B-400830, February 3, 2009
Convergys Corporation
B-400744, January 21, 2009
Dell Marketing LP
B-400784, January 27, 2009
Futurecom, Inc.
B-400730.2, February 23, 2009
Kuhana-Spectrum Joint Venture, LLC.
B-400803; B-400803.2, January 29, 2009
OPTIMUS Corporation
B-400777, January 26, 2009
Principles of Federal Appropriations Law: Third Edition, Volume III
GAO-08-978SP, September 1, 2008
Privasoft Inc.
B-400853, January 27, 2009
RANA Technologies--Costs
B-400471.2, February 3, 2009
Relief of Accountable Officer Aekyung Ripley--American Embassy, Managua
B-317390, February 20, 2009
SMARTnet, Inc.
B-400651.2, January 27, 2009
Taylor Consultants, Inc.--Costs
B-400324.3, February 2, 2009
Trident World Systems, Inc.
B-400901, February 23, 2009
United States Capitol Police--Deployment of Personnel
B-317252, January 30, 2009
Urban Title, LLC
B-311437.3, January 7, 2009
ViroMed Laboratories, Inc.
B-310747.4, January 22, 2009
e-Management Consultants, Inc.; Centech Group, Inc.
B-400585.2; B-400585.3, February 3, 2009
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Legal Products: Federal Agency Major Rules

Department of Defense and Office of Personnel Management: National Security Personnel System
GAO-09-360R, February 10, 2009
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Programs MIPPA Drug Formulary & Protected Classes Policies
GAO-09-329R, February 2, 2009
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary: HIPAA Administrative Simplification: Modifications to Medical Data Code Set Standards To Adopt ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
GAO-09-335R, February 2, 2009
Department of Housing and Urban Development: Refinement of Income and Rent Determination Requirements in Public and Assisted Housing Programs; Final Rule
GAO-09-350R, February 10, 2009
Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration: Investment Advice--Participants and Beneficiaries
GAO-09-345R, February 9, 2009
Securities and Exchange Commission: Amendments to Rules for Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations
GAO-09-378R, February 23, 2009
Securities and Exchange Commission: Enhanced Disclosure and New Prospectus Delivery Option for Registered Open-End Management Investment Companies
GAO-09-346R, February 9, 2009
Securities and Exchange Commission: Interactive Data To Improve Financial Reporting
GAO-09-389R, February 25, 2009
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