While some federal agencies have been dinged by auditors for flagrant purchases on employee charge cards, the Transportation Department has taken steps to ensure its own program for federal travel is secure from that kind of problem, says a recently released GAO report.
The Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons is taking serious strides to curb its overcrowding problem using three key initiatives, says a June 19 Government Accountability Office report.
Some contractors overstated cost and energy savings to agencies trying to meet increasing energy efficiency goals, says a June 17 Government Accountability Office report.
Complex regulatory framework and shoddy management have hindered the Bureau of Indian Affairs' ability to help tribes develop energy resources on tribal land, says a June 15 Government Accountability Office report.
The Defense Department and its components don't always audit the housing allowances they give to civilian employees overseas to make sure the allowances are valid, says a June 16 Government Accountability Office report.
The DoD has made progress in its nuclear weapons modernization plan, but key parts of the plan have been delayed for years, says a June 15 Government Accountability Office report.
The Army doesn't know how many soldiers it placed in civilian posts to help with reduced staff levels due to sequestration-related budget cuts, says a June 15 Government Accountability Office report.
Most military service officials told the Government Accountability Office that once weapon system requirements are developed and handed off to the acquisition team, the requirements are frequently changed without any input from the officials who actually wrote the requirements.
Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) introduced the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act, which would use private sector practices to create new program management standards.
The Veterans Affairs Department isn't following guidelines when treating depression and its suicide data is inaccurate, the Government Accountability Office told a House panel Wednesday.