Month in Review, August 2010

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Auditing and Financial Management

Government Auditing Standards:

2010 Exposure Draft
GAO-10-853G:
Published: Aug 1, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2010.

State and Local Governments:

Fiscal Pressures Could Have Implications for Future Delivery of Intergovernmental Programs
GAO-10-899:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 2010.
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Budget and Spending

State and Local Governments:

Fiscal Pressures Could Have Implications for Future Delivery of Intergovernmental Programs
GAO-10-899:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 2010.
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Business Regulation and Consumer Protection

Federal Housing Finance Agency:

Finanzas del Consumidor:

Factores que Afectan la Educacion Financiera de las Personas con Conocimientos Limitados del Ingles
GAO-10-869:
Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.

Formaldehyde in Textiles:

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Economic Development

Hurricane Recovery:

Federal Government Provided a Range of Assistance to Nonprofits following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
GAO-10-800:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 2010.

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita:

State and Local Governments:

Fiscal Pressures Could Have Implications for Future Delivery of Intergovernmental Programs
GAO-10-899:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 2010.
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Education

Finanzas del Consumidor:

Factores que Afectan la Educacion Financiera de las Personas con Conocimientos Limitados del Ingles
GAO-10-869:
Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.

Higher Education:

Propane and Heating Oil:

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Employment

Social Security Administration:

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Energy

Onshore Oil and Gas:

BLM's Management of Public Protests to Its Lease Sales Needs Improvement
GAO-10-670:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 2010.

Propane and Heating Oil:

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Financial Markets and Institutions

Federal Housing Finance Agency:

Financial Assistance:

Ongoing Challenges and Guiding Principles Related to Government Assistance For Private Sector Companies
GAO-10-719:
Published: Aug 3, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 2010.

Finanzas del Consumidor:

Factores que Afectan la Educacion Financiera de las Personas con Conocimientos Limitados del Ingles
GAO-10-869:
Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.
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Government Operations

Federal Contracting:

Opportunities Exist to Increase Competition and Assess Reasons When Only One Offer Is Received
GAO-10-833:
Published: Jul 26, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 2010.

Recovery Act:

Further Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Oversight of Broadband Stimulus Programs
GAO-10-823:
Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.

State and Local Governments:

Fiscal Pressures Could Have Implications for Future Delivery of Intergovernmental Programs
GAO-10-899:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 2010.
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Health Care

Consumer-Directed Health Plans:

Health Status, Spending, and Utilization of Enrollees in Plans Based on Health Reimbursement Arrangements
GAO-10-616:
Published: Jul 16, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 2010.

Formaldehyde in Textiles:

Medicaid Managed Care:

CMS's Oversight of States' Rate Setting Needs Improvement
GAO-10-810:
Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.

New Drug Approval:

FDA's Consideration of Evidence from Certain Clinical Trials
GAO-10-798:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 2010.

State and Local Governments:

Fiscal Pressures Could Have Implications for Future Delivery of Intergovernmental Programs
GAO-10-899:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 2010.
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Homeland Security

Critical Infrastructure Protection:

Key Private and Public Cyber Expectations Need to Be Consistently Addressed
GAO-10-628:
Published: Jul 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 2010.

Formaldehyde in Textiles:

Homeland Security:

Addressing Weaknesses with Facility Security Committees Would Enhance Protection of Federal Facilities
GAO-10-901:
Published: Aug 5, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 2010.

Homeland Security:

US-VISIT Pilot Evaluations Offer Limited Understanding of Air Exit Options
GAO-10-860:
Published: Aug 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 2010.
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Housing

Federal Housing Finance Agency:

Finanzas del Consumidor:

Factores que Afectan la Educacion Financiera de las Personas con Conocimientos Limitados del Ingles
GAO-10-869:
Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.

Homeownership Preservation:

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Human Capital

Social Security Administration:

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Information Security

Cyberspace:

United States Faces Challenges in Addressing Global Cybersecurity and Governance
GAO-10-606:
Published: Jul 2, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 2010.
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Information Technology

Organizational Transformation:

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International Affairs

Export Promotion:

Increases in Commercial Service Workforce Should Be Better Planned
GAO-10-874:
Published: Aug 31, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 2010.
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Justice and Law Enforcement

Electronic Waste:

Considerations for Promoting Environmentally Sound Reuse and Recycling
GAO-10-626:
Published: Jul 12, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 2010.

Finanzas del Consumidor:

Factores que Afectan la Educacion Financiera de las Personas con Conocimientos Limitados del Ingles
GAO-10-869:
Published: Aug 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 2010.

For-Profit Colleges:

Justice and Law Enforcement:

Propane and Heating Oil:

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National Defense

Defense Acquisitions:

Navy's Ability to Overcome Challenges Facing the Littoral Combat Ship Will Determine Eventual Capabilities
GAO-10-523:
Published: Aug 31, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 2010.

Tactical Aircraft:

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Natural Resources and Environment

Climate Change:

Electronic Waste:

Considerations for Promoting Environmentally Sound Reuse and Recycling
GAO-10-626:
Published: Jul 12, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 2010.

Onshore Oil and Gas:

BLM's Management of Public Protests to Its Lease Sales Needs Improvement
GAO-10-670:
Published: Jul 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 2010.

Superfund:

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Retirement Security

Social Security Administration:

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Space

Next Generation Air Transportation System:

FAA and NASA Have Improved Human Factors Research Coordination, but Stronger Leadership Needed
GAO-10-824:
Published: Aug 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 2010.
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Tax Policy and Administration

Highway Trust Fund:

Nearly All States Received More Funding Than They Contributed in Highway Taxes Since 2005
GAO-10-780:
Published: Jun 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 2010.
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Telecommunications

Telecommunications:

Enhanced Data Collection Could Help FCC Better Monitor Competition in the Wireless Industry
GAO-10-779:
Published: Jul 27, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 2010.
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Transportation

Highway Trust Fund:

Nearly All States Received More Funding Than They Contributed in Highway Taxes Since 2005
GAO-10-780:
Published: Jun 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 3, 2010.

Next Generation Air Transportation System:

FAA and NASA Have Improved Human Factors Research Coordination, but Stronger Leadership Needed
GAO-10-824:
Published: Aug 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 2010.

Social Security Administration:

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Veterans

VA Drug Formulary:

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Worker and Family Assistance

Social Security Administration:

Social Security Administration:

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Legal Products: Bid Protest Decision

Alaska Structures, Inc.
B-402648.3,
Aug 10, 2010

Argon ST, Inc.
B-402908,B-402908.2,
Aug 11, 2010

DynaLantic Corporation--Reconsideration
B-402326.3,
Aug 10, 2010

East West, Inc.
B-400325.7,B-400325.8,
Aug 6, 2010

Eggs & Bacon, Inc.
B-402591.2,
Aug 13, 2010

Hardiman Remediation Services, Inc.
B-402838,
Aug 16, 2010

International Management Services, Inc.
B-402645.2,
Aug 25, 2010

ITT Corporation-Electronic Systems
B-402808,
Aug 6, 2010

JBG/Naylor Station I, LLC
B-402807.2,
Aug 16, 2010

JBlanco Enterprises, Inc.
B-402905,
Aug 5, 2010

MCR Federal, LLC
B-401954.2,
Aug 17, 2010

Nilson Van & Storage, Inc.
B-403009,
Aug 19, 2010

PDL Toll
B-402970,
Aug 11, 2010

Platinum Services Inc.
B-402718.2,B-402923,
Aug 27, 2010

Richcon Federal Contractors, Inc.
B-403223,
Aug 12, 2010

Sherman Plaza, Inc.
B-402310.6,
Aug 4, 2010

Systems Integration & Management, Inc.
B-402785.2,
Aug 10, 2010

WorldWide Language Resources, Inc.
B-299315.7,B-299315.8,
Aug 12, 2010
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Legal Products: Federal Agency Major Rule

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