Month in Review, November 2010

The Month in Review is a comprehensive list of all reports, testimony, correspondence and other publications issued by GAO during the month, 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

Live Animal Imports:

Agencies Need Better Collaboration to Reduce the Risk of Animal-Related Diseases
GAO-11-9:
Published: Nov 8, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2010.
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Auditing and Financial Management

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill:

Financial Audit:

Bureau of the Public Debt's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Schedules of Federal Debt
GAO-11-52:
Published: Nov 8, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2010.

Financial Audit:

Federal Housing Finance Agency's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Financial Statements
GAO-11-151:
Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.

Financial Audit:

IRS's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Financial Statements
GAO-11-142:
Published: Nov 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.

Financial Audit:

Financial Audit:

Securities and Exchange Commission's Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009
GAO-11-202:
Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.

Management Report:

Opportunities for Improvements in FDIC's Internal Controls and Accounting Procedures
GAO-11-23R:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.
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Budget and Spending

Small Businesses:

The Federal Government's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook:

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

Space Acquisitions:

Challenges in Commercializing Technologies Developed under the Small Business Innovation Research Program
GAO-11-21:
Published: Nov 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.
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Economic Development

Recovery Act:

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Education

District of Columbia Public Education:

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Employment

H-2B Visa Program:

Closed Civil Criminal Cases Illustrate Instances of H-2B Workers Being Targets of Fraud and Abuse
GAO-10-1053:
Published: Sep 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 2010.

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Preliminary Observations on Evaluation and Planned Expansion of DOD/VA Pilot
GAO-11-191T:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.

Small Businesses:

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Energy

Energy-Water Nexus:

Federal Oil and Gas Leases:

Nuclear Weapons:

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Equal Opportunity

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Preliminary Observations on Evaluation and Planned Expansion of DOD/VA Pilot
GAO-11-191T:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.
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Financial Markets and Institutions

Financial Audit:

Information Security:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Needs to Mitigate Control Weaknesses
GAO-11-29:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Management Report:

Opportunities for Improvements in FDIC's Internal Controls and Accounting Procedures
GAO-11-23R:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Sudan Divestment:

U.S. Investors Sold Assets but Could Benefit from Additional Information about Companies' Ties to Sudan
GAO-11-245T:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Financial Markets and Institutions:

The Cooperative Model as a Potential Component of Structural Reform Options for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
GAO-11-33R:
Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.
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GAO Mission and Operations

GAO Mission and Operations:

Fiscal Year 2010 Performance and Accountability Report
GAO-11-2SP:
Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.

GAO Mission and Operations:

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Government Operations

Afghanistan Development:

National Defense:

DOD Components Are Not Sending Required Information on Contract Awards to the Office of Public Affairs
GAO-11-122R:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Federal Transit Programs:

Federal Transit Administration Has Opportunities to Improve Performance Accountability
GAO-11-54:
Published: Nov 17, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2010.

Management Report:

Opportunities for Improvements in FDIC's Internal Controls and Accounting Procedures
GAO-11-23R:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Nuclear Commerce:

Recovery Act:

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Health Care

Food and Drug Administration:

Health Care Delivery:

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Preliminary Observations on Evaluation and Planned Expansion of DOD/VA Pilot
GAO-11-191T:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.

Oral Health:

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Homeland Security

Maritime Security:

Responses to Questions for the Record
GAO-11-140R:
Published: Oct 22, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 2010.

Moving Illegal Proceeds:

Challenges Exist in the Federal Government's Effort to Stem Cross-Border Currency Smuggling
GAO-11-73:
Published: Oct 25, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Nuclear Commerce:

Recovery Act:

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Housing

Financial Audit:

Federal Housing Finance Agency's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Financial Statements
GAO-11-151:
Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.

Mortgage Foreclosures:

Additional Mortgage Servicer Actions Could Help Reduce the Frequency and Impact of Abandoned Foreclosures
GAO-11-93:
Published: Nov 15, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 2010.
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Human Capital

Human Capital:

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Information Security

Information Security:

Federal Agencies Have Taken Steps to Secure Wireless Networks, but Further Actions Can Mitigate Risk
GAO-11-43:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Information Security:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Needs to Mitigate Control Weaknesses
GAO-11-29:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.
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Information Technology

Health Information Technology:

DOD Needs to Provide More Information on Risks to Improve Its Program Management
GAO-11-148:
Published: Nov 17, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2010.

Information Technology:

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International Affairs

NATO Partnerships:

DOD Needs to Assess U.S. Assistance in Response to Changes to the Partnership for Peace Program
GAO-10-1015:
Published: Sep 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.
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Justice and Law Enforcement

Afghanistan Development:

Federal Transit Programs:

Federal Transit Administration Has Opportunities to Improve Performance Accountability
GAO-11-54:
Published: Nov 17, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2010.

H-2B Visa Program:

Closed Civil Criminal Cases Illustrate Instances of H-2B Workers Being Targets of Fraud and Abuse
GAO-10-1053:
Published: Sep 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 2010.

Moving Illegal Proceeds:

Challenges Exist in the Federal Government's Effort to Stem Cross-Border Currency Smuggling
GAO-11-73:
Published: Oct 25, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Nuclear Commerce:

Sudan Divestment:

U.S. Investors Sold Assets but Could Benefit from Additional Information about Companies' Ties to Sudan
GAO-11-245T:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.
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National Defense

Defense Acquisitions:

Issues to Be Considered as DOD Modernizes Its Fleet of Tactical Wheeled Vehicles
GAO-11-83:
Published: Nov 5, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 2010.

Defense Infrastructure:

Defense Logistics:

Additional Oversight and Reporting for the Army Logistics Modernization Program Are Needed
GAO-11-139:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.

National Defense:

DOD Components Are Not Sending Required Information on Contract Awards to the Office of Public Affairs
GAO-11-122R:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

DOD Personnel Clearances:

Preliminary Observations on DOD's Progress on Addressing Timeliness and Quality Issues
GAO-11-185T:
Published: Nov 16, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 2010.

Human Capital:

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Preliminary Observations on Evaluation and Planned Expansion of DOD/VA Pilot
GAO-11-191T:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.

Nuclear Weapons:

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Natural Resources and Environment

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill:

Energy-Water Nexus:

Environmental Protection Agency:

EPA Needs to Complete a Strategy for Its Library Network to Meet Users' Needs
GAO-10-947:
Published: Sep 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 2010.

Forest Service Research and Development:

Improvements in Delivery of Research Results Can Help Ensure That Benefits of Research Are Realized
GAO-11-12:
Published: Oct 29, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 2010.

Moving Illegal Proceeds:

Challenges Exist in the Federal Government's Effort to Stem Cross-Border Currency Smuggling
GAO-11-73:
Published: Oct 25, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Surface Coal Mining:

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Retirement Security

Private Pensions:

Changes Needed to Better Protect Multiemployer Pension Benefits
GAO-11-79:
Published: Oct 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 2010.

Social Security Reform:

Raising the Retirement Ages Would Have Implications for Older Workers and SSA Disability Rolls
GAO-11-125:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.
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Science and Technology

Forest Service Research and Development:

Improvements in Delivery of Research Results Can Help Ensure That Benefits of Research Are Realized
GAO-11-12:
Published: Oct 29, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 2010.

Space Acquisitions:

Challenges in Commercializing Technologies Developed under the Small Business Innovation Research Program
GAO-11-21:
Published: Nov 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.
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Space

NASA:

Medium Launch Transition Strategy Leverages Ongoing Investments but Is Not Without Risk
GAO-11-107:
Published: Nov 22, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 2010.

Space Acquisitions:

Challenges in Commercializing Technologies Developed under the Small Business Innovation Research Program
GAO-11-21:
Published: Nov 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.
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Tax Policy and Administration

Financial Audit:

IRS's Fiscal Years 2010 and 2009 Financial Statements
GAO-11-142:
Published: Nov 10, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 2010.

Small Businesses:

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Telecommunications

Telecommunications:

Improved Management Can Enhance FCC Decision Making for the Universal Service Fund Low-Income Program
GAO-11-11:
Published: Oct 28, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.

Telecommunications:

Survey of State Public Utility Commissions (GAO-11-13SP, October 2010), an E-supplement to GAO-11-11
GAO-11-13SP:
Published: Oct 28, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.
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Transportation

Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures:

Fiscal Year 2010 Airport and Airway Trust Fund Excise Taxes
GAO-11-120R:
Published: Nov 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 2010.

Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures:

Fiscal Year 2010 Highway Trust Fund Excise Taxes
GAO-11-121R:
Published: Nov 4, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 2010.

Federal Transit Programs:

Federal Transit Administration Has Opportunities to Improve Performance Accountability
GAO-11-54:
Published: Nov 17, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 2010.

Public Transportation:

Transit Agencies' Actions to Address Increased Ridership Demand and Options to Help Meet Future Demand
GAO-11-94:
Published: Nov 30, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 2010.
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Veterans

Military and Veterans Disability System:

Preliminary Observations on Evaluation and Planned Expansion of DOD/VA Pilot
GAO-11-191T:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.
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Worker and Family Assistance

Social Security Reform:

Raising the Retirement Ages Would Have Implications for Older Workers and SSA Disability Rolls
GAO-11-125:
Published: Nov 18, 2010. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2010.
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Legal Products: Appropriations Decision

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Legal Products: Bid Protest Decision

ARINC Engineering Services, LLC
B-403471.2,
Nov 5, 2010

Bestcare, Inc.
B-403585,
Nov 23, 2010

California Industrial Facilities Resources, Inc., d/b/a CAMSS Shelters
B-403421,B-403421.2,B-403766,B-403788,
Nov 5, 2010

Camden Shipping Corporation
B-402743.2,
Nov 5, 2010

CGI Federal Inc.
B-403570,B-403570.2,B-403570.3,B-403570.4,
Nov 5, 2010

Delta-21 Resources, Inc.
B-403586,
Nov 10, 2010

Glenn Defense Marine-Asia PTE, Ltd.
B-403778,
Nov 24, 2010

Glenn Defense Marine-Asia PTE, Ltd.
B-402687.4,B-402687.5,
Nov 19, 2010

Marine Hydraulics International, Inc.
B-403386,B-403386.2,
Nov 3, 2010

Metters, Incorporated
B-403629,
Nov 10, 2010

NCS Technologies, Inc.
B-403435,
Nov 8, 2010

ProActive, LLC
B-403545,
Nov 18, 2010

Retail Clean Management Systems
B-403651,B-403651.2,
Nov 18, 2010

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
B-403471,B-403471.3,
Nov 5, 2010

TechStart, LLC
B-403515,
Nov 10, 2010

The QED Group, LLC
B-403634,
Nov 23, 2010

Triad Logistics Services Corporation
B-403726,
Nov 24, 2010

U.S. Electrodynamics, Inc.
B-403516,B-403516.2,
Nov 12, 2010
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Legal Products: Federal Agency Major Rule

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