Month in Review, December 2010

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Agriculture and Food

Agricultural Chemicals:

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Budget and Spending

Quadrennial Homeland Security Review:

2010 Reports Addressed Many Required Elements, but Budget Planning Not Yet Completed
GAO-11-153R:
Published: Dec 16, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2010.

September 11:

World Trade Center Health Programs Business Process Center Proposal and Subsequent Data Collection
GAO-11-243R:
Published: Dec 3, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 2010.
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Economic Development

FEMA Flood Maps:

Neighborhood Stabilization Program:

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Education

Charter Schools:

Education Could Do More to Assist Charter Schools with Applying for Discretionary Grants
GAO-11-89:
Published: Dec 7, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 2010.

Information Technology:

Veterans Affairs Can Further Improve Its Development Process for Its New Education Benefits System
GAO-11-115:
Published: Dec 1, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 2010.

K-12 Education:

Many Challenges Arise in Educating Students Who Change Schools Frequently
GAO-11-40:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 2010.

K-12 Education:

Recovery Act:

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Employment

K-12 Education:

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Energy

Information Security:

Nuclear Nonproliferation:

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Government Operations

2010 Census:

2010 Census:

Follow-up Should Reduce Coverage Errors, but Effects on Demographic Groups Need to Be Determined
GAO-11-154:
Published: Dec 14, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 2010.

2010 Census:

National Security:

National Security:

An Overview of Professional Development Activities Intended to Improve Interagency Collaboration
GAO-11-108:
Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 2010.

National Defense:

Navy's Proposed Dual Award Acquisition Strategy for the Littoral Combat Ship Program
GAO-11-249R:
Published: Dec 8, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 2010.

Personnel Security Clearances:

Overall Progress Has Been Made to Reform the Governmentwide Security Clearance Process
GAO-11-232T:
Published: Dec 1, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 2010.

Personnel Security Clearances:

Progress Has Been Made to Improve Timeliness but Continued Oversight Is Needed to Sustain Momentum
GAO-11-65:
Published: Nov 19, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 2010.

Recovery Act:

Telecommunications:

U.S. Postal Service:

Legislation Needed to Address Key Challenges
GAO-11-244T:
Published: Dec 2, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 2010.
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Health Care

Long-Term Care Hospitals:

Differences in Their Oversight Compared to Other Types of Hospitals and Nursing Homes
GAO-11-130R:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 2010.

Medicaid Outpatient Prescription Drugs:

Medicare:

September 11:

World Trade Center Health Programs Business Process Center Proposal and Subsequent Data Collection
GAO-11-243R:
Published: Dec 3, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 2010.
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Homeland Security

Aviation Security:

Border Security:

FEMA Flood Maps:

Information Sharing:

Maritime Security:

Quadrennial Homeland Security Review:

2010 Reports Addressed Many Required Elements, but Budget Planning Not Yet Completed
GAO-11-153R:
Published: Dec 16, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2010.
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Housing

Neighborhood Stabilization Program:

Housing:

The Housing Assistance Council's Use of Appropriated Funds
GAO-11-189R:
Published: Dec 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 2010.
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Human Capital

K-12 Education:

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Pilot Has Achieved Some Goals, but Further Planning and Monitoring Needed
GAO-11-69:
Published: Dec 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 2010.
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Information Management

Federal Work/Life Programs:

Agencies Generally Satisfied with OPM Assistance, but More Tracking and Information Sharing Needed
GAO-11-137:
Published: Dec 16, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2010.

Information Sharing:

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Information Security

Information Security:

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Information Technology

Information Technology:

Veterans Affairs Can Further Improve Its Development Process for Its New Education Benefits System
GAO-11-115:
Published: Dec 1, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 2010.

Public Health Information Technology:

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International Affairs

Displaced Iraqis:

Export Controls:

Nuclear Nonproliferation:

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Justice and Law Enforcement

FEMA Flood Maps:

K-12 Education:

Justice and Law Enforcement:

U.S. Department of Justice Declinations of Indian Country Criminal Matters
GAO-11-167R:
Published: Dec 13, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 2010.
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National Defense

Defense Acquisitions:

Opportunities Exist to Improve DOD's Oversight of Power Source Investments
GAO-11-113:
Published: Dec 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 2010.

Defense Acquisitions:

Defense Management:

Defense Management:

Defense Transportation:

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Pilot Has Achieved Some Goals, but Further Planning and Monitoring Needed
GAO-11-69:
Published: Dec 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 2010.

Missile Defense:

National Defense:

Navy's Proposed Dual Award Acquisition Strategy for the Littoral Combat Ship Program
GAO-11-249R:
Published: Dec 8, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 2010.
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Natural Resources and Environment

Border Security:

Federal Lands:

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Retirement Security

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation:

Improvements Needed to Strengthen Governance Structure and Strategic Management
GAO-11-182T:
Published: Dec 1, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 2010.
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Telecommunications

B-2 Bomber:

Review of the Air Force's Decision to Change Extremely High Frequency Satellite Communications Antennas
GAO-11-180R:
Published: Dec 16, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 2010.

Telecommunications:

Telecommunications:

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Transportation

Aviation Security:

Transportation:

Statewide Transportation Planning:

Opportunities Exist to Transition to Performance-Based Planning and Federal Oversight
GAO-11-77:
Published: Dec 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 2010.

Statewide Transportation Planning:

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Veterans

Information Technology:

Veterans Affairs Can Further Improve Its Development Process for Its New Education Benefits System
GAO-11-115:
Published: Dec 1, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 2010.

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Pilot Has Achieved Some Goals, but Further Planning and Monitoring Needed
GAO-11-69:
Published: Dec 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Dec 6, 2010.
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Legal Products: Appropriations Decision

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Legal Products: Bid Protest Decision

A2 Group, Inc.
B-402829.2,B-402829.3,
Dec 8, 2010

Alaska Mechanical, Inc.
B-404191,
Dec 15, 2010

Bering Straits Logistics Services, LLC
B-403799,B-403799.3,
Dec 15, 2010

Bulltrack-Watts II, Joint Venture
B-403032.2,B-403032.4,
Dec 16, 2010

Coley & Associates, Inc.
B-404034,B-404034.2,B-404034.3,
Dec 7, 2010

Computer Technology Associates, Inc.
B-403798,B-403798.2,
Dec 2, 2010

DPK Consulting
B-404042,B-404042.2,
Dec 29, 2010

Emerson Company
B-404044,
Dec 29, 2010

Firetrace Aerospace, LLC--Costs
B-403193.4,
Dec 17, 2010

Flight Safety Services Corporation
B-403831,B-403831.2,
Dec 9, 2010

Four Horsemen International
B-403385.3,B-403385.4,B-403385.5,
Dec 17, 2010

HDT Tactical Systems, Inc.
B-403875,
Dec 14, 2010

Hillstrom's Aircraft Services
B-403970.2,
Dec 28, 2010

International Medical Corps
B-403688,
Dec 6, 2010

ITW Military GSE
B-403866.3,
Dec 7, 2010

JER 370 Third Street, LLC
B-402025.3,
Dec 16, 2010

Klett Consulting Group, Inc.
B-404023,
Dec 20, 2010

L&N/MKB, Joint Venture
B-403032.3,
Dec 16, 2010

Liberty Terminals LLC
B-403869,
Dec 21, 2010

NCS Technologies, Inc.
B-404047,B-404047.2,
Dec 8, 2010

Patriot Taxiway Industries, Inc.
B-403690,
Dec 6, 2010

Perini Management Services, Inc.
B-404261,B-404261.2,B-404261.3,B-404261.4,
Dec 17, 2010

SelectTech Services Corporation
B-403986,
Dec 23, 2010

Serco Inc.
B-404033,B-404033.2,B-404033.3,B-404033.4,
Dec 27, 2010

Source Diversified, Inc.
B-403437.2,
Dec 16, 2010

Tetra Tech Tesoro, Inc.
B-403797,
Dec 14, 2010

Valdez International Corporation
B-402256.3,
Dec 29, 2010
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Legal Products: Federal Agency Major Rule

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