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Border Patrol Checkpoints Do Not Work—End Them

Data from a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report shows that interior checkpoints manned by Border Patrol agents are a poor use of resources, at least from an enforcement perspective. Border Patrol checkpoints would haveShow More Summary

Complaint Alleges SEC Watchdog Retaliated Against Whistleblowers

Who blows the whistle on the whistleblowers? Nobody – if they can help it. In yet another example of big-government hypocrisy allegedly committed by an office meant to hold other government employees accountable, the Wall Street Journal...Show More Summary

GAO rules against the Forest Service in SuperTanker contracting protest

The Government Accountability Office said the FS failed to provide a... This is only the beginning of the article. Visit to read the rest.

GAO Will Soon Investigate Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

At the request of three Democratic lawmakers, the Government Accountability Office will investigate President Trumps voter fraud commission.

GAO to probe activities of Trump voter fraud commission

The Government Accountability Office has accepted a request by a group of U.S. senators to investigate the activities of President Donald Trump's commission on voter fraud. Last week, Democratic Sens. Michael Bennet of Colorado, Cory...Show More Summary

Watchdog Study: Cost of Climate Change to US Businesses in the Billions

The Government Accountability Office said this week that the federal government has spent $350 billion over the last decade on disaster assistance programs like wildfires, hurricanes and crop relief. The post Watchdog Study: Cost of Climate Change to US Businesses in the Billions appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Are We Safe Enough?

It was on the 16th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attack, as it happens, that the Government Accountability Office posted its reply to a request by six members of Congress to review the Transportation Security Commission’s aviation security measures. The GAO was none too happy with what it found. Show More Summary

Here's how climate change could hurt your local economy, based on the part of the US you live in

The non-partisan Government Accountability Office says extreme weather events have cost the US government more than $350 billion over the last 10 years. The coming effects of climate change will hurt some areas of the US more than others. The...Show More Summary

Federal watchdog thinks climate change's economic costs will skyrocket

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The Government Accountability Office argues climate change is a key issue and asked the Trump administration to take action. Video provided by Newsy        

Climate change has cost the US government $350 billion since 2007 — and that’s just the beginning

US federal government has directly spent $350 billion since 2007 due to climate change, according to the Government Accountability Office. These costs will rise exponentially with time, potentially hitting more than $100 billion yearly...Show More Summary

A Congressional Watchdog Is Warning Washington to Prepare for Costly Climate Change

The Government Accountability Office said climate change impacts could cost the federal government $35 billion per year by mid-century

Concerns raised over NIST security breaches

US Government Accountability Office calls for increased measures

The US Government Will Investigate The FCC's Sketchy Cyberattack Claims

Photo. AP The Government Accountability Office, a federal watchdog agency that provides investigative support to legislators, will look into the Federal Communications Commission and its chief Ajit Pai's dubiously supported claims that a cyberattack took down the FCC's public commenting system earlier this year. More »      

History and tech co-exist at Navy's oldest public shipyard

The nation's four public shipyards from Maine to Hawaii are each more than a century old and showing their age. The Government Accountability Office said in a report that all … Click to Continue »

Sheryl Sandberg to U.S. government: Release the Russian ads

Facebook wants U.S. lawmakers to let the public see ads linked to Russian accounts and promoted during the 2016 election — and they're willing to explain the ad targeting too. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, shared her company's willingness for transparency in an interview with Axios's Mike Allen on Thursday. Show More Summary

Trump officials ignored ethics rules, creating 'ethical crises' that are still going on

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Elijah Cummings, and Sen. Tom Carper have released a report compiled by the Government Accountability Office showing that the Trump team started ignoring ethics rules during the transition period and...Show More Summary

Plutonium Shortage Threatens NASA’s Missions to Deep Space, U.S. Government Warns

Government Accountability Office says there will be a space travel bottleneck because of a gap in production of plutonium 238.

MGNREGA Recruitment for Technical Assistants & Accountants – 143 Vacancies!

2 months agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

MGNREGA Recruitment has recently released a recruitment notification for Junior Technical Assistants and Accounts Officers. This recruitment drive is open for total 143 vacancies. This is a good opportunity to work in Government Sector and implement the policies. Show More Summary

Concerns over charges for checked bags in America miss the point

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

FEES for checked luggage are working exactly as intended. That is the main thrust of a new report from America’s Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the recent rise of charges for checking a bag onto a plane when flying. But not everyone is interpreting the study in such a positive light.

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