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GAO: GSA Needs Risk Identification Plan for Gov’t Building Remodeling Projects

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the General Services Administration establish a framework for GSA personnel to identify and assess potential risks that may arise during alteration or repair of federal buildings. GAO said in a report published Thursday it found GSA has limited data on unforseen conditions that can affect a government facility repair or alteration project’s …

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GAO Urges DoD to Check Accuracy of Real Property Mgmt Data

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Defense Department to verify the accuracy of its real property inventory system that is used to make reports on leased assets. GAO said Tuesday it found errors in nearly 15 percent of the Real Property Assets Database‘s lease records for fiscal year 2011 …

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GAO: DoD Faces Fiscal Constraints in Space Acquisition Shift

The Government Accountability Office has released a new report that says the Defense Department faces fiscal challenges and both adversarial and environmental threats as the agency considers new approaches to space acquisition. GAO evaluated various issues that comprise DoD’s analysis for future weather satellites, space leadership and competition in space launch acquisitions, …

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Gene Dodaro: GAO’s $568M FY 2017 Budget Request Seeks to Address Staffing, IT Needs

Gene Dodaro, U.S. comptroller general and Government Accountability Office leader, has said GAO has requested a budget of $567.8 million for fiscal year 2017 to recruit new staff and update its information technology infrastructure. Dodaro said in written testimony to the Senate Appropriations legislative branch subcommittee Tuesday that GAO needs to meet staffing …

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GAO: DOE Faces Challenges in Modernization of Nuclear Security Infrastructure

The Energy Department continues to face cost and schedule management issues in the agency’s projects to modernize the U.S. nuclear security enterprise, according to a Government Accountability Office report. GAO said Tuesday DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration has made some improvements to how it manages an ongoing life-extension program for B61-12 nuclear gravity bombs but the initiative has …

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