GAO Month in Review February 2010

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

Economic Development

Emergency Preparedness: FEMA Faces Challenges Integrating Community Preparedness Programs into Its Strategic Approach
GAO-10-193, January 29, 2010
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Federal Education Funding: Overview of K-12 and Early Childhood Education Programs
GAO-10-51, January 27, 2010
Higher Education: Information on Incentive Compensation Violations Substantiated by the U.S. Department of Education
GAO-10-370R, February 23, 2010
Postsecondary Education: College and University Endowments Have Shown Long-Term Growth, While Size, Restrictions, and Distributions Vary
GAO-10-393, February 23, 2010
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Environmental Protection

Biomonitoring: EPA Could Make Better Use of Biomonitoring Data
GAO-10-419T, February 4, 2010
Surface Coal Mining: Financial Assurances for, and Long-Term Oversight of, Mines with Valley Fills in Four Appalachian States
GAO-10-206, January 14, 2010
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Financial Institutions

Troubled Asset Relief Program: Treasury Needs to Strengthen Its Decision-Making Process on the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility
GAO-10-25, February 5, 2010
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Government Operations

2010 Census: Key Enumeration Activities Are Moving Forward, but Information Technology Systems Remain a Concern
GAO-10-430T, February 23, 2010
2010 Census: Operational Changes Made for 2010 Position the U.S. Census Bureau to More Accurately Classify and Identify Group Quarters
GAO-10-452T, February 22, 2010
Human Capital: Continued Opportunities Exist for FDA and OPM to Improve Oversight of Recruitment, Relocation, and Retention Incentives
GAO-10-226, January 22, 2010
Recovery Act: Project Selection and Starts Are Influenced by Certain Federal Requirements and Other Factors
GAO-10-383, February 10, 2010
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Homeland Security

Border Security: Better Usage of Electronic Passport Security Features Could Improve Fraud Detection
GAO-10-96, January 22, 2010
CNMI Immigration and Border Control Databases
GAO-10-345R, February 16, 2010
Coast Guard: Observations on the Requested Fiscal Year 2011 Budget, Past Performance, and Current Changes
GAO-10-411T, February 25, 2010
Coast Guard: Service Has Taken Steps to Address Historic Personnel Problems, but It Is too Soon to Assess the Impact of These Efforts
GAO-10-268R, January 29, 2010
Combating Nuclear Terrorism: Actions Needed to Better Prepare to Recover from Possible Attacks Using Radiological or Nuclear Materials
GAO-10-204, January 29, 2010
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Disaster Assistance: Federal Assistance for Permanent Housing Primarily Benefited Homeowners; Opportunities Exist to Better Target Rental Housing Needs
GAO-10-17, January 14, 2010
Native American Housing: Tribes Generally View Block Grant Program as Effective, but Tracking of Infrastructure Plans and Investments Needs Improvement
GAO-10-326, February 25, 2010
Native American Housing: GAO Survey of Tribal Housing Officials (GAO-10-373SP, February 2010), an E-supplement to GAO-10-326
GAO-10-373SP, February 25, 2010
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Information Management

Electronic Personal Health Information Exchange: Health Care Entities' Reported Disclosure Practices and Effects on Quality of Care
GAO-10-361, February 17, 2010
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National Defense

DOD Assessments of Supplier-Base Availability for Future Defense Needs
GAO-10-317R, January 27, 2010
Defense Acquisitions: Missile Defense Transition Provides Opportunity to Strengthen Acquisition Approach
GAO-10-311, February 25, 2010
Defense Acquisitions: Observations on the Department of Defense Service Contract Inventories for Fiscal Year 2008
GAO-10-350R, January 29, 2010
Littoral Combat Ship: Actions Needed to Improve Operating Cost Estimates and Mitigate Risks in Implementing New Concepts
GAO-10-257, February 2, 2010
Military Personnel: Additional Actions Are Needed to Strengthen DOD's and the Coast Guard's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs
GAO-10-215, February 3, 2010
Military Personnel: DOD's and the Coast Guard's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Programs Need to Be Further Strengthened
GAO-10-405T, February 24, 2010
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Natural Resources

Oil and Gas Bonds: Bonding Requirements and BLM Expenditures to Reclaim Orphaned Wells
GAO-10-245, January 27, 2010
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Science, Space, and Technology

NASA: Assessments of Selected Large-Scale Projects
GAO-10-227SP, February 1, 2010
NASA: Key Management and Program Challenges
GAO-10-387T, February 3, 2010
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Social Services

Support for Low-Income Individuals and Families: A Review of Recent GAO Work
GAO-10-342R, February 22, 2010
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Tax Policy and Administration

Recovery Act: IRS Quickly Implemented Tax Provisions, but Reporting and Enforcement Improvements Are Needed
GAO-10-349, February 10, 2010
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Aviation Safety: Preliminary Information on Aircraft Icing and Winter Operations
GAO-10-441T, February 24, 2010
Highway Research: The Second Strategic Highway Research Program Addresses the Four Required Areas, but Some Anticipated Research Was Not Funded
GAO-10-248, February 5, 2010
License Suspensions for Nondriving Offenses: Practices in Four States That May Ease the Financial Impact on Low-Income Individuals
GAO-10-217, February 18, 2010
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Veterans Affairs

Veterans' Disability Benefits: Opportunities Remain for Improving Accountability for and Access to Benefits Delivery at Discharge Program
GAO-10-450T, February 24, 2010
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Legal Products: Decisions and Opinions

AINS, Inc.
B-400760.4; B-400760.5, January 19, 2010
AT&T Systems, Inc.
B-401701; B-401701.2, November 12, 2009
Alsalam Aircraft Company
B-401298.4, January 8, 2010
Building Restoration Corporation
B-402000, December 29, 2009
C2C Solutions, Inc.
B-401106.5, January 25, 2010
CES Industries, Inc.
B-401427, September 1, 2009
Cahaba Safeguard Administrators, LLC
B-401842.2, January 25, 2010
Chicago Dryer Inc.
B-402340, February 16, 2010
DGR Associates, Inc.--Costs
B-401791.5, February 16, 2010
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General--Reasonable Accommodation
B-318229, December 22, 2009
EMMES Corporation
B-402245; B-402245.2, February 17, 2010
General Dynamics One Source, LLC; Unisys Corporation
B-400340.5; B-400340.6, January 20, 2010
JND Thomas Company, Inc.
B-402240, January 28, 2010
JXM Inc.
B-401641.2, February 23, 2010
KAES Enterprises, LLC--Protest and Costs
B-402050.4, February 12, 2010
Laducer & Associates, Inc.
B-401735.3, February 23, 2010
Latvian Connection Trading and Construction, LLC
B-402410, February 25, 2010
Nova Builders
B-402091; B-402091.2; B-402091.3, January 19, 2010
Ricoh America's Corporation
B-402239, February 22, 2010
Ridgeline Industries, Inc.
B-402105, January 7, 2010
SDV Solutions, Inc.
B-402309, February 1, 2010
Space Exploration Technologies Corporation
B-402186, February 1, 2010
T-C Transcription, Inc.
B-401470.2, February 16, 2010
Tamper Proof Container Systems Corporation
B-402191, January 27, 2010
Velos Inc.; OmniComm Systems, Inc.; PercipEnz Technologies, Inc.
B-400500; B-400500.2; B-400500.3; B-400500.4; B-400500.5; B-400500.6; B-400500.7, November 28, 2008
Velos, Inc.
B-400500.8; B-400500.9, December 14, 2009
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Legal Products: Federal Agency Major Rules

Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency: Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Payment Program
GAO-10-397R, February 2, 2010
Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency: Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program
GAO-10-398R, February 4, 2010
Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary: Homeowners Assistance Program--Application Processing
GAO-10-422R, February 16, 2010
Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary: Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Compensation
GAO-10-415R, February 12, 2010
Department of Education: Student Assistance General Provisions; Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program; Federal Pell Grant Program; Academic Competitiveness Grant Program and National Science and Mathematics Access To Retain Talent Grant Program
GAO-10-427R, February 16, 2010
Department of Energy: Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Certain Consumer Products (Dishwashers, Dehumidifiers, Microwave Ovens, and Electric and Gas Kitchen Ranges and Ovens) and for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment (Commercial Clothes Washers)
GAO-10-407R, February 12, 2010
Department of Energy: Weatherization Assistance Program for Low-Income Persons
GAO-10-409R, February 4, 2010
Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration: Positive Train Control Systems
GAO-10-392R, February 1, 2010
Department of the Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Federal Reserve System; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision: Risk-Based Capital Guidelines; Capital Adequacy Guidelines; Capital Maintenance: Regulatory Capital; Impact of Modifications to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; Consolidation of Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Programs; and Other Related Issues
GAO-10-416R, February 17, 2010
Environmental Protection Agency: Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Nitrogen Dioxide
GAO-10-457R, February 24, 2010
Federal Reserve System and Federal Trade Commission: Fair Credit Reporting Risk-Based Pricing Regulations
GAO-10-408R, February 12, 2010
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