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GAO Issues Report on Organ Transplants
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-21-70) entitled "Organ Transplants: Changes in Allocation Policies for Donated Livers and Lungs".

The report was sent to Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, chairman of the Senate subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, on Nov. 4, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report.

What GAO Found: "The Organ Procurement and Transplantation ... Show Full Article

GAO Issues Report on Nuclear Safety
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-21-141) entitled "Nuclear Safety: DOE and the Safety Board Should Collaborate to Develop a Written Agreement to Enhance Oversight".

The report was sent to Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, chairman, Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, chairman, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Rep. Adam Smith, D-Washington, chairman, Rep. Mac Thornberry, ... Show Full Article

GAO Issues Report on Navy Maintenance
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-21-66) entitled "Navy Maintenance: Navy Report Did Not Fully Address Causes of Delays or Results-Oriented Elements".

The report was sent to Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, chairman, Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Richard C. Shelby, R-Alabama, chairman, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Illinois, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Defense, Rep. Adam Smith, D-Washington, chairman, Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, ranking member of the House ... Show Full Article