Government Accounting Office


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an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States

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As it is, the US gave Islamabad $ 11 billion ( Rs 53,372 crore) in the 2001- 2008 period and US government accounting office said there was little accounting for as to how the funds were spent.
The US Government Accounting Office examines the rationale for and resources of the national and state programs that provide natural catastrophe insurance; the extent to which Americans living in catastrophe-prone areas of the US are uninsured and underinsured, and the types and amounts of government payments to such people since the 2005 hurricanes; and public policy options for revising the national government's role in natural catastrophe insurance markets.
The execution of the annual budget is then subjected to auditing by State auditors and to other further verifications, which are part entrusted to the government accounting office.
Little of the huge budget surplus from oil revenues or US reconstruction money is actually going to maintaining and rebuilding key Iraqi infrastructure, the Government Accounting Office report said.
The investigative arm of Congress is raising concerns about contracts awarded to South Florida local TV and radio stations that broadcast to Cuba, according to the Associated Press, quoting a report released July 21 by the Government Accounting Office.
There are 75 million Baby Boomers in the United States with 53 million between the ages of 40 and 50, according to Government Accounting Office.
Government Accounting Office advisory committee that investigated the October 1987 stock market crash and is a past chairman of the NASD Economic Advisory Board.
Thousands of Medicare Part B physicians, health professionals, and suppliers abused the federal tax system with little consequence, an analysis from the Government Accounting Office found.
4 percent between 2001 and 2025, according to the Government Accounting Office.
He cited a Government Accounting Office report on the numbers of blacks in the L.
I thought I would do something different this month and share with you a sampling of reports relating to defense transportation from the Government Accounting Office (GAO).
The Government Accounting Office (GAO) has also looked at progress at the Department of State, the Department of Homeland Security, and other agencies in strengthening the visa process.
Government Accounting Office [GAO] report entitled "Data Mining: Federal Efforts Cover a Wide Range of Uses.
Source: Government Accounting Office report "Highway Safety: Federal and State Efforts to Address Rural Road Safety Challenges," May 2004 and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
While praising the progress made by the Department of Housing and Urban Development in addressing the weaknesses in its Federal Housing Administration single-family program and rental assistance programs, the Government Accounting Office is keeping the programs on its high-risk list, since more work still needs to be done.
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