Annual Index of Reports, Testimony, and Correspondence (FY2011)

The Annual Index is a comprehensive list of all reports, testimony, correspondence and other publications issued by GAO during the fiscal year, grouped according to topics. We assign more than one topic to a report when that makes sense. For example, a report about education for veterans will be categorized as both a Veterans report and an Education report. So, you may see the same report in more than one topic below.

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Agriculture and Food

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Auditing and Financial Management

ACORN: Federal Funding and Monitoring [Reissued on June 17, 2011]
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-484

GAO-11-484: Published: Jun 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2011.
Financial Audit: IRS's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Financial Statements
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-142

GAO-11-142: Published: Nov 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.
Financial Education and Counseling Pilot Program
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-737R

GAO-11-737R: Published: Jul 27, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2011.
Flood Insurance: Public Policy Goals Provide a Framework for Reform
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-670T

GAO-11-670T: Published: Jun 23, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2011.
Flood Insurance: Public Policy Goals Provide a Framework for Reform
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-429T

GAO-11-429T: Published: Mar 11, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 2011.
Public Radio and the Role of Federal Funding
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-669R

GAO-11-669R: Published: May 19, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 2011.
Status of Fiscal Year 2010 Federal Improper Payments Reporting
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-443R

GAO-11-443R: Published: Mar 25, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2011.
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Budget and Spending

Afghanistan's Donor Dependence
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-948R

GAO-11-948R: Published: Sep 20, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 2011.
Budget Process: Enforcing Fiscal Choices
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-626T

GAO-11-626T: Published: May 4, 2011. Publicly Released: May 4, 2011.
Department of State Overseas Comparability Pay
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-772R

GAO-11-772R: Published: Jun 30, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2011.
Federal Mandates: Few Rules Trigger Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-385T

GAO-11-385T: Published: Feb 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2011.
Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-467T

GAO-11-467T: Published: Mar 17, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2011.
Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-453T

GAO-11-453T: Published: Mar 11, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 2011.
State and Local Governments' Fiscal Outlook: April 2011 Update
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-495SP

GAO-11-495SP: Published: Apr 6, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2011.
The Federal Government's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook: Fall 2010 Update
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-201SP

GAO-11-201SP: Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.
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Business Regulation and Consumer Protection

8(a) Program: The Importance of Effective Fraud Prevention Controls
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-440T

GAO-11-440T: Published: Mar 3, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 2011.
Federal Mandates: Few Rules Trigger Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-385T

GAO-11-385T: Published: Feb 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2011.
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Economic Development

Financial Education and Counseling Pilot Program
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-737R

GAO-11-737R: Published: Jul 27, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2011.
Flood Insurance: Public Policy Goals Provide a Framework for Reform
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-670T

GAO-11-670T: Published: Jun 23, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2011.
Flood Insurance: Public Policy Goals Provide a Framework for Reform
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-429T

GAO-11-429T: Published: Mar 11, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 2011.
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Education

Financial Education and Counseling Pilot Program
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-737R

GAO-11-737R: Published: Jul 27, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2011.
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Employment

Davis-Bacon Act: Methodological Changes Needed to Improve Wage Survey
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-152

GAO-11-152: Published: Mar 22, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2011.
Department of State Overseas Comparability Pay
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-772R

GAO-11-772R: Published: Jun 30, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2011.
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Energy

Recovery Act: Status of Department of Energy's Obligations and Spending
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-483T

GAO-11-483T: Published: Mar 17, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2011.
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Equal Opportunity

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Financial Markets and Institutions

Securities Fraud Liability of Secondary Actors
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-664

GAO-11-664: Published: Jul 21, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 2011.
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GAO Mission and Operations

Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-467T

GAO-11-467T: Published: Mar 17, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2011.
Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-453T

GAO-11-453T: Published: Mar 11, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 2011.
Fiscal Year 2010 Performance and Accountability Report
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-2SP

GAO-11-2SP: Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.
Fiscal Year 2012 Performance Plan
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-343SP

GAO-11-343SP: Published: Feb 1, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 2011.
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Government Operations

Department of State's Counternarcotics Performance Management System
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-564R

GAO-11-564R: Published: May 26, 2011. Publicly Released: May 26, 2011.
Department of the Interior: Major Management Challenges
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-424T

GAO-11-424T: Published: Mar 1, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2011.
Environmental Protection Agency: Major Management Challenges
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-422T

GAO-11-422T: Published: Mar 2, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 2011.
Federal Mandates: Few Rules Trigger Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-385T

GAO-11-385T: Published: Feb 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2011.
Fiscal Year 2012 Performance Plan
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-343SP

GAO-11-343SP: Published: Feb 1, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 2011.
Flood Insurance: Public Policy Goals Provide a Framework for Reform
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-670T

GAO-11-670T: Published: Jun 23, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2011.
Flood Insurance: Public Policy Goals Provide a Framework for Reform
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-429T

GAO-11-429T: Published: Mar 11, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 2011.
GAO's 2011 High Risk Series: An Update
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-394T

GAO-11-394T: Published: Feb 17, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 2011.
High-Risk Series: An Update
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-278

GAO-11-278: Published: Feb 16, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 2011.
Human Services Programs: Opportunities to Reduce Inefficiencies
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-531T

GAO-11-531T: Published: Apr 5, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 2011.
OMB Service Contracts Inventory Guidance and Implementation
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-538R

GAO-11-538R: Published: May 27, 2011. Publicly Released: May 27, 2011.
Recovery Act: Broadband Programs Awards and Risks to Oversight
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-371T

GAO-11-371T: Published: Feb 10, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 2011.
Recovery Act: Status of Department of Energy's Obligations and Spending
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-483T

GAO-11-483T: Published: Mar 17, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2011.
U.S. Postal Service: Legislation Needed to Address Key Challenges
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-244T

GAO-11-244T: Published: Dec 2, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 2010.
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Health Care

Lead In Tap Water: CDC Public Health Communications Need Improvement
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-279

GAO-11-279: Published: Mar 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 2011.
Medical Devices: FDA Should Enhance Its Oversight of Recalls
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-468

GAO-11-468: Published: Jun 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 2011.
Medical Devices: FDA's Premarket Review and Postmarket Safety Efforts
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-556T

GAO-11-556T: Published: Apr 13, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 2011.
Nursing Home Quality: Implementation of the Quality Indicator Survey
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-403R

GAO-11-403R: Published: Apr 6, 2011. Publicly Released: May 6, 2011.
Private Health Insurance: Data on Application and Coverage Denials
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-268

GAO-11-268: Published: Mar 16, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 2011.
Private Health Insurance: State Oversight of Premium Rates
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-701

GAO-11-701: Published: Jul 29, 2011. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 2011.
Ryan White CARE Act: Estimated Effect of Draft Stop-Loss Provision
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-322R

GAO-11-322R: Published: Jan 21, 2011. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 2011.
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Homeland Security

Afghanistan's Donor Dependence
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-948R

GAO-11-948R: Published: Sep 20, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 2011.
General Aviation: Security Assessments at Selected Airports
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-298

GAO-11-298: Published: May 20, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 2011.
Maritime Security: Responses to Questions for the Record
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-140R

GAO-11-140R: Published: Oct 22, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 2010.
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Housing

Financial Education and Counseling Pilot Program
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-737R

GAO-11-737R: Published: Jul 27, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2011.
The Housing Assistance Council's Use of Appropriated Funds
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-189R

GAO-11-189R: Published: Dec 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 2010.
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Human Capital

Department of State Overseas Comparability Pay
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-772R

GAO-11-772R: Published: Jun 30, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2011.
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Information Management

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Information Security

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Information Technology

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International Affairs

Afghanistan: U.S. Efforts to Vet Non-U.S. Vendors Need Improvement
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-355

GAO-11-355: Published: Jun 8, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 2011.
Antidumping and Countervailing Duties: Options for Improving Collection
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-693T

GAO-11-693T: Published: May 25, 2011. Publicly Released: May 25, 2011.
Department of State's Counternarcotics Performance Management System
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-564R

GAO-11-564R: Published: May 26, 2011. Publicly Released: May 26, 2011.
Foreign Operations: Key Issues for Congressional Oversight
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-419T

GAO-11-419T: Published: Mar 3, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 2011.
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Justice and Law Enforcement

Federal Mandates: Few Rules Trigger Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-385T

GAO-11-385T: Published: Feb 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2011.
H.R. 1495: Gold Reserve Transparency Act of 2011
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-768T

GAO-11-768T: Published: Jun 23, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 2011.
Illicit Tobacco: Various Schemes Are Used to Evade Taxes and Fees
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-313

GAO-11-313: Published: Mar 7, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 2011.
Lead In Tap Water: CDC Public Health Communications Need Improvement
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-279

GAO-11-279: Published: Mar 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 2011.
Medical Devices: FDA Should Enhance Its Oversight of Recalls
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-468

GAO-11-468: Published: Jun 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 2011.
Medical Devices: FDA's Premarket Review and Postmarket Safety Efforts
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-556T

GAO-11-556T: Published: Apr 13, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 2011.
Securities Fraud Liability of Secondary Actors
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-664

GAO-11-664: Published: Jul 21, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 2011.
Southwest Border: Border Patrol Operations on Federal Lands
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-573T

GAO-11-573T: Published: Apr 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2011.
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National Defense

Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-233SP

GAO-11-233SP: Published: Mar 29, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2011.
DOD Met Statutory Reporting Requirements on Public-Private Competitions
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-923R

GAO-11-923R: Published: Sep 26, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2011.
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Natural Resources and Environment

Climate Change Adaptation: Aligning Funding with Strategic Priorities
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-876T

GAO-11-876T: Published: Jul 28, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2011.
Department of the Interior: Major Management Challenges
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-424T

GAO-11-424T: Published: Mar 1, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2011.
Environmental Protection Agency: Major Management Challenges
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-422T

GAO-11-422T: Published: Mar 2, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 2011.
Southwest Border: Border Patrol Operations on Federal Lands
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-573T

GAO-11-573T: Published: Apr 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2011.
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Retirement Security

Department of State Overseas Comparability Pay
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-772R

GAO-11-772R: Published: Jun 30, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2011.
401(k) Plans: Issues Involving Securities Lending in Plan Investments
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-359T

GAO-11-359T: Published: Mar 16, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 2011.
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Science and Technology

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Space

NASA: Assessments of Selected Large-Scale Projects
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-239SP

GAO-11-239SP: Published: Mar 3, 2011. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 2011.
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Tax Policy and Administration

Financial Audit: IRS's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Financial Statements
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-11-142

GAO-11-142: Published: Nov 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.