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    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

    Operations Foundation Program—Restructuring Could Help Control Costs and Limit Risks

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    GOVERNANCE

    Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Controls to Ensure that Utility Accounts Are Deactivated After Real Estate Transactions

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    AMTRAK: MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES

    Top Management and Performance Challenges — Fiscal Years 2017 & 2018

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    ANNUAL AUDIT PLAN FOR 2017

    Throughout 2017, we plan to start up to 22 audits that will focus on high-risk and high-impact issues related to the company’s strategic goals of financial excellence, safety and security, and customer focus.

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    VIOLATION OF AMTRAK POLICIES

    Two Employees Terminated, and Eight Others Suspended for Violations of Amtrak Policies

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    TRAIN OPERATIONS

    On-Time Performance Reporting Generally Accurate; Additional Actions Could Enhance Delay Reporting

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    CONFLICT OF INTEREST

    Employee approved $445,000 in purchase requisitions for the contractor and improperly obligated approximately $80,000 of company funds to the contractor without authority or proper approval

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    ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT

    Improved Management and Oversight of GE Diesel Locomotive Service Contract Could Lead to Savings

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