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Louisiana, home to 40 percent of all coastal wetlands in the lower 48 states, is projected to lose almost 17 square miles of coastline each year for the next 50 years to storms, sea level rise, and land subsidence.
The decennial census is a constitutionally-mandated activity that produces critical data used to apportion congressional seats, redraw congressional districts, and allocate billions of dollars in federal assistance.
The District of Columbia's Jail and Correctional Treatment Facility (CTF), which are the District's detention facilities for misdemeanant and pretrial detainees, have been repeatedly cited for violations of health and safety standards.
The Bureau of the Census' participation in a Los Angeles symposium on the challenges facing the African American community has been criticized. Concerns have been raised about whether the event was being held for political purposes and whether federal funding was inappropriately used.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Commerce's fiscal year (FY) 1999 annual program performance report and FY 2001 annual performance plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA).
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Commerce's fiscal year (FY) 2000 performance plan, which was submitted to Congress in response to the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, focusing on: (1) assessing the usefulness of the agency's plan for decisionmaking;...
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) extent to which agencies published final regulatory actions without a published notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) during calendar year 1997, and the characteristics of those cases; (2) reasons that the agencies gave for not...