The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released the following publications:
Fiscal Year 2008 U.S. Government Financial Statements: Federal Government Faces New and Continuing Financial Management and Fiscal Challenges, by Gene L. Dodaro, acting comptroller general, before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
GAO-09-805T, July 8.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09805thigh.pdf
Security Grant Program: DHS Allocates Grants Based on Risk, but Its Risk Methodology, Management Controls, and Grant Oversight Can Be Strengthened.
GAO-09-491, June 8.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09491high.pdf
Recovery Act: States' and Localities' Current and Planned Uses of Funds While Facing Fiscal Stresses.
GAO-09-829, July 8.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09829high.pdf
Recovery Act: States' and Localities' Current and Planned Uses of Funds While Facing Fiscal Stresses (Appendixes).
GAO-09-830SP, July 8.
Recovery Act: States' and Localities' Current and Planned Uses of Funds While Facing Fiscal Stresses, by Gene L. Dodaro, acting comptroller general, before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
GAO-09-831T, July 8.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09831thigh.pdf
Coast Guard: Observations on the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget and Related Performance and Management Challenges, by Steven L. Caldwell, director, homeland security and justice issues, before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
GAO-09-810T, July 7.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09810thigh.pdf
Recovery Act: The Department of Transportation Followed Key Federal Requirements in Developing Selection Criteria for Its Supplemental Discretionary Grants Program.
GAO-09-785R, June 30.
Defense Travel System: Implementation Challenges Remain.
GAO-09-577, June 30.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09577high.pdf
Internal Revenue Service: Status of GAO Financial Audit and Related Financial Management Report Recommendations.
GAO-09-514, June 25.
Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d09514high.pdf
Management Report: Improvements Are Needed to Enhance IRS's Internal Controls and Operating Effectiveness.
GAO-09-513R, June 24.
"Ensuring Accountability in a Time of Financial and Fiscal Stress," by Gene L. Dodaro, acting comptroller general, before the Association of Government Accountants' professional development conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
GAO-09-847CG, June 23, 2009.
B-318046, Library of Congress--Obligation of Guaranteed Minimums for
Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity Contracts under the
FEDLINK Program, July 7, 2009
B-317249, Natural Resources Conservation Service--Obligating Orders
with GSA's AutoChoice Summer Program, July 1, 2009