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Articles from General Accounting Office Reports & Testimony (December 1, 2008)

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Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Fiscal Year 2008 Airport and Airway Trust Fund Excise Taxes. 245
Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Fiscal Year 2008 Highway Trust Fund Excise Taxes. 319
Approaches to Mitigate Freight Congestion. 643
Appropriations Ruling: Denali Commission--Overobligation of Apportionment. 146
Appropriations Ruling: Election Assistance Commission--Obligation of Requirements Payments. 182
Appropriations Ruling: Federal Aviation Administration--Authority to Auction Airport Arrival and Departure Slots and to Retain and Use Auction Proceeds. 471
Appropriations Ruling: Office of Compliance--Retroactive Salary Increase. 92
Appropriations Ruling: United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General--Implementation of Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act Section 603, Part 1. 222
Aviation and the Environment: Initial Voluntary Airport Low Emissions Program Projects Reduce Emissions, and FAA Plans to Assess the Program's Overall Performance as Participation Increases. 703
Bid Protest Ruling: Asia Resource Partners K.K. 88
Bid Protest Ruling: AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. 116
Bid Protest Ruling: Bruce Bancroft--Agency Tender Official; Sam Rodriguez--Designated Employee Agent. 181
Bid Protest Ruling: Celadon Laboratories, Inc.--Costs. 111
Bid Protest Ruling: Coffman Specialties, Inc. 89
Bid Protest Ruling: Coronet Machinery Corporation--Costs. 112
Bid Protest Ruling: Domain Name Alliance Registry. 96
Bid Protest Ruling: Doug Boyd Enterprises, LLC. 124
Bid Protest Ruling: FitNet Purchasing Alliance. 89
Bid Protest Ruling: Helicopter Transport Services LLC. 86
Bid Protest Ruling: LOGMET. 97
Bid Protest Ruling: Major Contracting Services, Inc. 105
Bid Protest Ruling: Morris Corporation. 101
Bid Protest Ruling: Nordic Air, Inc. 161
Bid Protest Ruling: Sallie Mae, Inc. 89
Bid Protest Ruling: Seaborn Health Care, Inc. 89
Bid Protest Ruling: Simont S.p.A. 82
Bid Protest Ruling: Triple Canopy, Inc. 118
Confirmation of Political Appointees: Eliciting Nominees' Views on Management Challenges within Agencies and across Government. 187
Contract Management: DOD Developed Draft Guidance for Operational Contract Support but Has Not Met All Legislative Requirements. 753
Defense Acquisitions: Status of the Safety, Performance, and Reliability of the Expeditionary Fire Support System. 629
Defense Acquisitions: Timely and Accurate Estimates of Costs and Requirements Are Needed to Define Optimal Future Strategic Airlift Mix. 929
Defense Management: Preliminary Observations on DOD's Plans for Developing Language and Cultural Awareness Capabilities. 95
Department of Homeland Security: A Strategic Approach Is Needed to Better Ensure the Acquisition Workforce Can Meet Mission Needs. 1125
Department of Homeland Security: Billions Invested in Major Programs Lack Appropriate Oversight. 1097
Department of Labor: Better Cost Assessments and Departmentwide Performance Tracking Are Needed to Effectively Manage Competitive Sourcing Program. 966
Energy Efficiency: Potential Fuel Savings Generated by a National Speed Limit Would Be Influenced by Many Other Factors. 785
Federal Farm Programs: USDA Needs to Strengthen Controls to Prevent Payments to Individuals Who Exceed Income Eligibility Limits. 677
Federal Land Management: Use of Stewardship Contracting Is Increasing, but Agencies Could Benefit from Better Data and Contracting Strategies. 937
Federal Real Property: Government's Fiscal Exposure from Repair and Maintenance Backlogs Is Unclear. 873
Financial Audit: Bureau of the Public Debt's Fiscal Years 2008 and 2007 Schedules of Federal Debt. 498
Financial Audit: IRS's Fiscal Years 2008 and 2007 Financial Statements. 528
Financial Audit: Securities and Exchange Commission's Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2008 and 2007. 464
Flood Insurance: FEMA's Rate-Setting Process Warrants Attention. 868
Force Structure: The Army Needs a Results-Oriented Plan to Equip and Staff Modular Forces and a Thorough Assessment of Their Capabilities. 1331
Foreign Assistance: Continued Efforts Needed to Strengthen USAID's Oversight of U.S. Democracy Assistance for Cuba. 750
Foreign Assistance: State Department Foreign Aid Information Systems Have Improved Change Management Practices but Do Not Follow Risk Management Best Practices. 1011
Genetically Engineered Crops: Agencies Are Proposing Changes to Improve Oversight, but Could Take Additional Steps to Enhance Coordination and Monitoring. 1213
Health Information Technology: More Detailed Plans Needed for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Redesigned BioSense Program. 784
Highway Safety Improvement Program: Further Efforts Needed to Address Data Limitations and Better Align Funding with States' Top Safety Priorities. 1114
Human Capital: Diversity in the Federal SES and Processes for Selecting New Executives. 597
International Climate Change Programs: Lessons Learned from the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme and the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism. 1019
International Environmental Oversight: U.S. Agencies Follow Certain Procedures Required by Law, but Have Limited Impact. 640
Legal Decision: Delegation of Authorities to the Director of Foreign Assistance. 117
Legal Decision: Proposed Easement Amendment Agreement between the Department of Agriculture and Plum Creek Timber Co. 521
Mandate on the Department of Defense's Contract Award Procedures for Directed Spending Items. 169
National Applications Office Certification Review. 1119
Nonproliferation: U.S. Agencies Have Taken Some Steps, but More Effort Is Needed to Strengthen and Expand the Proliferation Security Initiative. 892
Northern Border Security: DHS's Report Could Better Inform Congress by Identifying Actions, Resources, and Time Frames Needed to Address Vulnerabilities. 683
Nuclear Safety: Department of Energy Needs to Strengthen Its Independent Oversight of Nuclear Facilities and Operations. 1163
Public Health and Border Security: HHS and DHS Should Further Strengthen Their Ability to Respond to TB Incidents. 1018
Small Business Administration: Agency Should Assess Resources Devoted to Contracting and Improve Several Processes in the 8(a) Program. 1105
State and Local Fiscal Challenges: Rising Health Care Costs Drive Long-term and Immediate Pressures. 530
The Nation's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook: September 2008 Update. 332
Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Management and Integration of DOD Efforts to Support Warfighter Needs. 1080
Wildland Fire Management: Interagency Budget Tool Needs Further Development to Fully Meet Key Objectives. 1461

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