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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Correspondence. Tuesday, July 15, 2008.
...Members of the Committee requested that GAO provide additional comments to a number of post-hearing questions after GAO testified before the Subcommittee on Management, Investigations, and Oversight on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Preparedness for Catastrophic Disasters. The responses are generally based on work associated with previously issued GAO products, which were...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Testimony. Tuesday, July 15, 2008.
...Over 100 million workers are protected through the Department of Labor's (Labor) enforcement of labor laws. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) enforces provisions that ensure workers are paid at least the federal minimum wage and for overtime. The Act applies to businesses engaged in interstate commerce or ones with annual sales over $500,000....... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Testimony. Thursday, July 10, 2008.
...Millions of state and local government employees are promised pension benefits when they retire. Although these benefits are not subject, for the most part, to federal laws governing private sector benefits, there is a federal interest in ensuring that all American have a secure retirement, as reflected in the special tax treatment provided for private and public pension funds. Recently,...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Correspondence. Tuesday, July 1, 2008.
...For several years, the Department of Defense (DOD) and Congress have encouraged the defense logistics support community to pursue partnerships with the private sector to combine the best commercial processes and practices with DOD's extensive maintenance capabilities. These public-private partnerships can combine the resources, risks, and rewards of public agencies and private...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Other Written Product. Friday, June 27, 2008.
...Since 2002, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has distributed almost $20 billion in funding to enhance the nation's capabilities to respond to acts of terrorism or other catastrophic events. In fiscal year 2007, DHS provided approximately $1.7 billion to states and urban areas through its Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) to prevent, protect against, respond to, and...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Other Written Product. Friday, June 27, 2008.
...Many federal operations are supported by automated systems that may contain sensitive information such as national security information that, if lost or stolen, could be disclosed for improper purposes. Compromises of sensitive information at numerous federal agencies have raised concerns about the extent to which such information is vulnerable. The use of technological controls such...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Other Written Product. Thursday, June 26, 2008.
...Production Act of 1950 (DPA) to ensure the availability of industrial resources to meet defense needs. Amendments to the Act allow its use for energy supply, emergency preparedness, and critical infrastructure protection and require agencies to report on foreign offsets, which are incentives to foreign governments to purchase U.S. goods and services. Only Titles I, III, and VII remain in...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Other Written Product. Wednesday, June 25, 2008.
...The attacks on 9/11 underscored the federal government's need to facilitate terrorism-related information sharing among government, private sector, and foreign stakeholders. In response, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 mandated the creation of the Information Sharing Environment (ISE), which is described as an approach for the sharing of terrorism-related...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Other Written Product. Monday, June 23, 2008.
...The Coast Guard's 110-foot patrol boats are used for a number of missions, such as enforcement of fisheries laws, and the interdiction of migrants and illicit drugs. As part of the Coast Guard's initial plans to replace many of its vessels, it intended to convert its 110-foot patrol boats into 123-foot patrol boats with increased capabilities until the replacement vessel, the Fast...... More Information
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Government Accountability Office Reports and Comptroller General Decisions. Other Written Product. Monday, June 23, 2008.
...The transition to adulthood can be difficult for young adults who suffer from a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. When these individuals are unsuccessful, the result can be economic hardship, social isolation, and in some cases suicide, all of which can pose substantial costs to society. Due to concerns about young adults with serious mental illness...... More Information

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