Tag: GAO

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Transportation

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 20 priority recommendations for the Department of Transportation (DOT). Since then, DOT implemented 2 of those recommendations.

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of the Interior

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 12 priority recommendations for the Department of the Interior. Since then, Interior has implemented eight of those

Read More

U.S. Territories: Coordinated Federal Approach Needed to Better Address Data Gaps

What GAO Found

Federal statistical products often contain gaps in data for the U.S. territories of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Read More

Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Improve Collaboration and Achieve Billions of Dollars in Financial Benefits

What GAO Found

GAO’s 2024 annual report identifies 112 new matters for congressional consideration and recommendations to federal agencies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness

Read More

Capitol Preservation Fund: Audit of FY 2021, 2022, and 2023 Transactions

What GAO Found

GAO found that the United States Capitol Preservation Commission and the Library of Congress sufficiently documented and adequately designed policies and procedures

Read More

Congressional Award Foundation: Review of the FY 2023 Financial Statement Audit

What GAO Found

Based on the limited procedures GAO performed in reviewing the independent public accountant’s (IPA) audit of the Congressional Award Foundation’s fiscal year

Read More

Anti-Money Laundering: Better Information Needed on Effectiveness of Federal Efforts [Reissued with revisions on Jun. 13, 2024]

What GAO Found

Financial institution representatives that GAO interviewed identified actions the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) could take to enhance the institutions’ ability to

Read More

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Improved Oversight Processes Needed to Help Agencies Address Program Deficiencies

What GAO Found

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) supports federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws through directives and training for agency EEO programs. EEOC

Read More

High-Risk Series: Urgent Action Needed to Address Critical Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Nation

What GAO Found

Risks to our nation’s essential technology systems are increasing. Threats to these systems can come from a variety of sources and vary

Read More

Amateur Athlete Safety: Certification Related to the Independence of the U.S. Center for SafeSport for Fiscal Year 2023

What GAO Found

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) is a nonprofit organization that plays a key role in ensuring the safety of amateur

Read More

Senate Preservation Fund: Audit of FY 2021, 2022, and 2023 Transactions

What GAO Found

GAO found that the United States Senate Commission on Art and the Library of Congress sufficiently documented and adequately designed policies and

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Agriculture

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 12 priority recommendations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Since then, USDA has implemented five of

Read More

National Science Foundation: Five Major Facilities Projects Experienced Delays

What GAO Found

The National Science Foundation (NSF) continues to make progress on its major facilities projects in construction, major facilities projects in design, and

Read More

Coast Guard Acquisition: Actions Needed to Address Affordability Challenges

What GAO Found

The Coast Guard plans to spend over $40 billion to modernize its vessels and aircraft. But it faces persistent challenges managing its

Read More

Recommendations for Congress: Action Can Produce Billions of Dollars in Financial and Other Benefits

What GAO Found

Matters for congressional consideration are recommendations that GAO makes to Congress to address findings from GAO’s work. Since 2000, GAO has recommended

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of the Treasury

What GAO Found

In July 2023, GAO identified 33 priority recommendations for the Department of the Treasury (Treasury). Since then, Treasury has addressed four of

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Commerce

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 17 priority recommendations for the Department of Commerce (Commerce). Since then, Commerce has implemented 6 of those

Read More

State Small Business Credit Initiative: Treasury Made Progress on Disbursements and Improvements to Project Scheduling

What GAO Found

The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) provides funds to participating jurisdictions to support small business lending and investment programs through its

Read More

DHS Hiring: Additional Actions Needed to Enhance Vetting Processes Across the Department

What GAO Found

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated positions with the highest priority, such as Border Patrol agents, as priority positions. GAO

Read More

State Department: Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Should Better Track Its Performance

What GAO Found

In recent years, the Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) has taken a leading role in implementing laws

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of State

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 12 priority recommendations for the Department of State. Since then, State has implemented 5 of those recommendations

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: U.S. Agency for International Development

Why GAO Did This Study

In May 2023, GAO identified two priority recommendations for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Since then, USAID has

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Small Business Administration

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 13 priority recommendations for the Small Business Administration (SBA). Since then, SBA has implemented four of those

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Housing and Urban Development

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 11 priority recommendations for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Since then, HUD implemented two

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Veterans Affairs

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 29 priority recommendations for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Since then, VA has implemented six of

Read More

Federal Customer Experience: OMB Has Taken Actions to Implement Cross-Agency Priority Goals

What GAO Found

The current administration’s President’s Management Agenda prioritizes improvements in federal customer experience, which is the public’s perceptions of and overall satisfaction with

Read More

Drones: Actions Needed to Better Support Remote Identification in the National Airspace

What GAO Found

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) generally requires drones to be equipped with Remote ID technology, which FAA describes as a “digital license

Read More

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: Information on the New Medical Device Category

What GAO Found

Approximately 38 million American adults have reported some hearing loss, and an estimated 29 million U.S. adults could benefit from using hearing

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: General Services Administration

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified six priority recommendations for the General Services Administration (GSA). Since then, GSA has implemented two of those

Read More

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Justice

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 13 priority recommendations for the Department of Justice (DOJ). Since then, DOJ has implemented two of those

Read More