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Australian government demands answers on Minneapolis police shooting

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Tuesday confirmed details of the shooting of Sydney native Justine Damond that have been reported in media accounts and also confirmed the identities of the two police officers involved in the incident.

GAO cites State for gaps in crisis plans at overseas posts

The Government Accountability Office is faulting what it calls gaps in the State Department crisis and evacuation preparedness for overseas posts. The GAO says those gaps increase the risk that … Click to Continue »

Do memory supplements help boost memory (oh how I wish)

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has a new report out calling for better federal oversight of memory supplements. These are a growing market with sales estimated at $643 million in 2015, almost double since 2006. FDA and FTC share oversight of memory supplement labeling and advertising, respectively, but neither approves claims in advance.  For this, […]

No more lifeline for wasteful program

Life, liberty and … free cellphone service? The questionable “Obamaphone” program is still plagued by waste, fraud and abuse. Yet another U.S. Government Accountability Office audit has found widespread waste in Federal Communications...Show More Summary

5 Countries Where You Can Retire for $1,000 a Month

Most of us have dreams of retiring to a life of leisure, with a nest egg that will enable us to live comfortably. But according to the Government Accountability Office, up to two-thirds of workers are potentially at risk of not maintaining the same standard of living they enjoyed...

The Ethics Official Doing the Best Job of Holding Trump Accountable Is Quitting

The head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics announced Thursday that he is stepping down. In that position, Walter Shaub challenged Donald Trump over his and his administration’s myriad conflicts of interest. Shaub’s five-year term...Show More Summary

Head of Government Ethics Office who clashed with Trump White House abruptly resigns

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Walter Shaub—who served as the director of the United State Office of Government Ethics—announced his resignation on Thursday, according to a letter he posted on his Twitter account. “I am resigning from my position as the Director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics effective Wednseday, July...

‘Obama Phone’ Program Vulnerable To Fraud, Government Audit Reveals

The so-called Obama Phone initiative is subject to rampant fraud, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, which is Uncle Sam’s watchdog agency. Officially called the Lifeline Program, it distributes free cell phones to low-income Americans who receive food stamps, Medicaid benefits or other such assistance. Show More Summary

GLOCK UNDERBID BY SIG ON MHS: Statement on Glock MHS Protest Decision Released by GAO

Since the Government Accountability Office’s decision to reject Glock’s protest of the Modular Handgun System contract award to SIG Sauer, the GAO has released a statement. The 17 page document outlines not only the reason for the GAO’s decision, but provides insight as to the deciding factors in the MHS contract award as well. Show More Summary

The GAO Denies GLOCK, Inc.’s MHS Pistol Protest

SMYRNA, GA. – Jun 6th, 2017 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied GLOCK, Inc.’s protest of the Army’s award of the Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract to Sig Sauer. The focus of GLOCK, Inc.’s protest was that the U.S. Show More Summary

The GAO Denies GLOCK, Inc.’s MHS Pistol Protest

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied GLOCK, Inc.’s protest of the Army’s award of the Modular Handgun System (MHS) contract to Sig Sauer. This post The GAO Denies GLOCK, Inc.’s MHS Pistol Protest appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Government Accountability Office Denies GLOCK, Inc.’s MHS Pistol Protest

We are confident had the Army completed the testing, the GLOCK 19 would have outperformed the Sig P320... This post Government Accountability Office Denies GLOCK, Inc.’s MHS Pistol Protest appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Disability complaints to airlines doubled in a decade, GAO finds

The number of complaints against airlines from disabled travelers doubled in a decade, according to a Government Accountability Office repor...        

Negligence Of "Sworn Office" Is A GOVERNMENT Accountability Issue. Deceit-Inspired Disobedience Of "GOD'S COMMAND TO PROVIDE STEWARDSHIP OVER YOUR HUMAN RESOURCES" Is A SPIRITUAL DEFECT


Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Government Accountability Office found that thousands of soldiers were ousted, and cut off from benefits, despite diagnoses of traumatic brain injury or mental disorders.

Watchdog Tells Congress to Slow Down New ‘Frigate’ Program

Mandy Smithberger Security, Congress should heed GAO’s advice this time and reject a block buy until the Navy knows what it’s actually buying. A recently released Government Accountability Office report urges Congress to slow down acquisition...Show More Summary

Islamic Extremist Violence v. Right Wing Extremist Violence, and Our Government

Earlier this month, the Government Accounting Office released a report entitled Countering Violent Extremism”. Its a great example of how to outright lie using data. (I note that the, um, “analysis” was performed between October 2015 and April 2017, and bears the previous administration’s imprint. The current administration’s inanities lie in an orthogonal direction.) The […]

The F-35 Just Got $1.7 Billion More Expensive

Dan Grazier Security, Cost to finish production rises again. The F-35 is even further behind schedule and more over budget than other watchdog agencies have reported. A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report finds the troubled...Show More Summary

Trump is on track to spend more on travel this year than Obama did in 8

Donald Trump is well on his way to spending more on travel in a year than Obama did during his eight years as president. Citing a 2016 Government Accountability Office report, CNN found that President Barack Obama's four-day trip toShow More Summary

GAO Is Investigating The Trump Transition

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The U.S. Government Accountability Office is reviewing Donald Trump’s presidential transition, focusing on funding, ethics and communications with foreign governments. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)Show More Summary

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