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What GAO Found GAO found the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Energy (DOE), and Department of Labor (DOL) established a process for providing property to non-federal recipients but had limited insight into how these recipients used this property.
What GAO Found The General Services Administration's (GSA's) transition guidance to agencies addressed roughly half of its previously identified lessons learned. GSA identified 35 lessons learned from previous telecommunications contract transitions that identify actions that agencies should take.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) is charged with managing the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)--a key component of retirement savings for many federal employees--in the interest of its participants and beneficiaries.
A company formed by security guards at the Anchorage, Alaska, Federal Office Building (AFOB) competed unsuccessfully for two contracts and later alleged bias and preselection by the General Services Administration (GSA) in the contract award process.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its recent studies of federal agencies' attempts to use the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions to satisfy the notification requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) of 1980.
GAO reviewed how the Department of Labor could improve management by: (1) identifying and handling emerging issues; (2) minimizing vulnerability in implementing and controlling management systems for efficient and effective program delivery; and (3) operating financial, procurement and automatic data...