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What GAO Found Before purchasing “personal property,” which ranges from office supplies and food to precious metals, the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) requires executive agencies to consider whether excess property, already owned by the government, can meet their needs.
What GAO Found Twenty-three of 24 major agencies GAO surveyed reported implementing regulatory flexibilities in response to COVID-19. Regulatory flexibilities can include actions that modify regulatory standards, as well as activities that modify their applicability (e.g.
What GAO Found Triad National Security, LLC—the management and operating (M&O) contractor for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) since 2018—has taken steps to improve safety performance and culture at the laboratory.
What GAO Found In June 2021, GAO identified four priority recommendations for the Social Security Administration (SSA).In June 2022, GAO identified two additional priority recommendations for SSA, bringing the total number to six.