The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released the following reports, testimony, and correspondence:
Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Request: U.S. Government Accountability Office, by Gene L. Dodaro, acting comptroller general, before the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, House Committee on Appropriations.
GAO-09-587T, April 28.
Nation's Long-Term Fiscal Outlook: March 2009 Update.
GAO-09-405SP, April 30.
VA Health Care: Challenges in Budget Formulation and Issues Surrounding the Proposal for Advance Appropriations, by Susan Irving, director, strategic issues, and Randall Williamson, director, health care, before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
GAO-09-664T, April 29.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09664thigh.pdf
Recovery Act: Initial Results on States' Use of and Accountability for Transportation Activities, by Katherine Siggerud, managing director, physical infrastructure, before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
GAO-09-597T, April 29.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09597thigh.pdf
Recovery Act: Consistent Policies Needed to Ensure Equal Consideration of Grant Applications.
GAO-09-590R, April 29.
Improper Payments: Progress Made but Challenges Remain in Estimating and Reducing Improper Payments, by Kay L. Daly, director, financial management and assurance, before the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security, Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
GAO-09-628T, April 22.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09628thigh.pdf
Recovery Act: As Initial Implementation Unfolds in States and Localities, Continued Attention to Accountability Issues Is Essential.
GAO-09-580, April 23.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09580high.pdf
Financial Audit: Material Weaknesses in Internal Control Continue to Impact Preparation of the Consolidated Financial Statements of the U.S. Government.
GAO-09-387, April 21.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09387high.pdf
Small Business Administration's Implementation of Administrative Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvesment Act.
GAO-09-507R, April 16