Top 10 List for December 2012
An alphabetical listing of the top 10 areas of significant work and the reports and testimonies in those areas issued in December 2012.
1. Afghanistan Drawdown Preparations
DOD Decision Makers Need Additional Analyses to Determine Costs and Benefits of Returning Excess Equipment
GAO-13-185R: Published: Dec 19, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2012.
2. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Agency Faces Challenges in Responding to New Product Risks
GAO-13-150: Published: Dec 20, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 2012.
3. Dodd-Frank Act
Agencies' Efforts to Analyze and Coordinate Their Rules
GAO-13-101: Published: Dec 18, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 2012.
4. Higher Education
A Small Percentage of Families Save in 529 Plans
GAO-13-64: Published: Dec 12, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 2012.
5. International Affairs
Firms Reported to Have Sold Iran Refined Petroleum Products or Engaged in Commercial Activities in Iran's Energy Sector
GAO-13-173R: Published: Dec 7, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 2012.
6. Mineral Resources
Mineral Volume, Value, and Revenue
GAO-13-45R: Published: Nov 15, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 2012.
7. Older Americans Act
Options to Better Target Need and Improve Equity
GAO-13-74: Published: Nov 30, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 2012.
8. Passenger Rail Security
Consistent Incident Reporting and Analysis Needed to Achieve Program Objectives
GAO-13-20: Published: Dec 19, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2012.
9. The Federal Government's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook
Fall 2012 Update
GAO-13-148SP: Published: Dec 3, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 2012.
10. U.S. Postal Service
Status, Financial Outlook, and Alternative Approaches to Fund Retiree Health Benefits
GAO-13-112: Published: Dec 4, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 2012.