Government reports

Acting Responsibly? Federal Contractors Frequent Put Workers' Lives and Livelihoods At Risk

The report, titled “Acting Responsibly? Federal Contractors Frequently Put Workers Lives and Livelihoods at Risk” is the result of a year-long investigation by HELP Committee majority staff. It identifies the shortcomings of the current federal contracting process and offers a list of solutions to remedy these problems to ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent in a way that promotes compliance with federal law and improves the quality of life for working Americans. These recommendations include administrative actions by the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Government Services Administration (GSA), coupled with a White House Executive Order.

New Hampshire Correctional Facility RFP Evaluations

This report serves as the final report evaluating the responses to the New Hampshire Department of Corrections' and Department of Administrative Services' Requests for Proposals for the construction and operation of a male correctional facility and a hybrid (male and female) facility.In this final report, MGT has provided the following: Background on MGT’s design/build evaluation of the proposals. Description of MGT’s operational evaluation of the proposals. Description of the financial model and some general findings resulting from it.

Management Audit of the Lake Eerie Correctional Institution

This report on the management audit of the CCA-owned Lake Eerie Correctional Institution in Conneaut, Ohio identifies the prison's compliance levels with audit standards, detailing the prison's 47 counts of non-compliance including health service violations, food service violations, and poor reporting practices. 

An Audit Report on the ReHabWorks System at the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

This Texas State Auditor Report describes problems found with ReHabWorks, a project being developed for the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services by a private cotnractor. This project combines two separate case management systems for the blind and disabled into a single web-based system serving more than 196,000 Texans.  The SAO report said the project is now expected to cost $18 million and won't be fully operational until 2013, five years later than planned. Furthermore, the agency mispresented project status and costs associated with the contract.

Audit Report on the Project Management for the Emergency Communications Transformation Program by the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications

This is an audit report on the Project Management for the Emergency Communications Transformation Program by the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

Hawaii’s Imprisonment Policy and the Performance of Parolees Who Were Incarcerated In-State and on the Mainland

This is a report on recidivism rates between Hawaii prisoners incarcerated in Hawaii and in private prisons on the mainland which finds that that there is no significant difference in recidivism rates- which means private prisons do not do a better job than public prisons in reducing recidivism.

Report to the Legislature on Legislative Resolution 37 (2011): Review, Investigation and Assessment of Child Welfare Reform

This report offers 18 recommendations put together by the HHS Committee  in the Nebraska Legislature, the biggest of them being to remove control of child welfare services from the private sector.

Florida Police Benevolent Association Injuction Against FL Department of Corrections

This is a copy of the final declaratory and injunctive judgement filed by the Florida Police Benevolent Association against the FL Department of Corrections.

Hearing: Moving Intercity Passenger Rail Into the Future

This is an archived webcast of a hearing held by the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security to review the Federal Railroad Administration's and Amtrak's implementation of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, including the intercity and high-speed rail grant programs.

Report to the Congressional Defense Committees on the Department of Defense's FY 2010 In-sourcing Actions

This report transmits information related to the conversions to in-sourcing of  Department of Defense (DoD) functions to DoD civilian employees made during the 2010 fiscal year.