Management Letter: Recommendations for Improvements to USDA's Internal Controls and Policies on Premium Class Air Travel

Christopherson Jr., Charles R.
November 2007
GAO Reports;11/20/2007, p1
Government Document
The article provides information contained in the letter sent to acting Secretary of Agriculture Charles Conner concerning weaknesses in internal controls at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). It was found that the USDA spent over $110 million in air travel from July 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006, of which about $3.9 million included at least one leg of premium-class flight. The letter also offers recommendations for strengthening USDA's internal controls and travel policies.


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