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Grants Management: OMB Should Collect and Share Lessons Learned from Use of COVID-19-Related Grant Flexibilities

GAO-21-318
Mar 31, 2021
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Office of Management and Budget The Director of OMB should collect and share across the federal government lessons agencies learned regarding the use of COVID-19-related grant flexibilities.
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Decennial Census: Bureau Should Assess Significant Data Collection Challenges as It Undertakes Planning for 2030

GAO-21-365
Mar 22, 2021
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Department of Commerce The Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau should, to inform 2030 planning, evaluate how major operational changes in response to data collection challenges affected the quality and completeness of nonresponse follow-up and group quarters enumerations. At a minimum, this evaluation should address: (1) late design changes; (2) procedures for accessing multi-unit buildings; (3) the process for reassigning cases; (4) supervisory alerts used to manage enumerators; (5) quality control over training assessments; and (6) the eResponse option for group quarter data collection. (Recommendation 1)
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Fixed-Price-Incentive Contracts: DOD Has Increased Their Use but Should Assess Contributions to Outcomes

GAO-21-181
Feb 03, 2021
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should conduct an assessment of DOD's use of FPI contracts for MDAPs, including the extent to which share lines and other contract elements contributed to achieving desired cost and schedule performance outcomes. (Recommendation 1)
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Federal Real Property: Additional Documentation of Decision Making Could Improve Transparency of New Disposal Process

GAO-21-233
Jan 29, 2021
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Public Buildings Reform Board The Public Buildings Reform Board should fully document its process for future rounds of FASTA recommendations, including rationales for recommending or not recommending individual disposal candidates. (Recommendation 1)
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