General Accountability Office

Type: Organization
Name: General Accountability Office
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

In the news: GE considers shorter terms for CEOs, coke earnings and two tech deals

Tuesday headlines include: General Electric considering shortening the tenure of its CEOs, Google buying a solar-powered drone company, earnings from Coca-Cola, General Dynamics opting not to take its protest of a new Army vehicle program to the GAO and ... [Published Market Intelligence Center - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Meaningful Use not necessarily associated with quality improvement

Although one of the main goals of the Meaningful Use program is to improve the quality of care, there appears to be "no association" between being a "meaningful user" of electronic health records and the quality of care provided to patients, according ... [Published FierceEMR - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

KC-46 testing may delay new jet tankers

A new government report says Boeing Inc. is making good progress manufacturing the Air Force's next-generation aerial-refueling jet but warns of the possibility of unforeseen delays in such a complex program.The report last week by the General Accountability ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary for DOYON

Search ResultsDOYON, HELEN LOUISE (NEE STEPHENS) Born July 1, 1917 in Greenville OH, died April 8, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM at age 96. She was a former long-time resident of Falls Church VA, and retired in 1986 from the Federal Government's General Accountability ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Alexander to Introduce Early Childhood Education Bill to Let States Decide How Best to Use Federal Dollars

Says best way to educate youngest Americans is to let states direct some or all of $22 billion now spent across 45 federal early childhood programs***“Enabling states and parents will get better results than creating a national school board for early ... [Published U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Last-Minute Warning Sounded On Bad Tax Preparers

Alarm Sounded Against “Wide Spread” Unscrupulous Tax PreparersBy Ted KnutsonOne week before the filing deadline, the IRS National Taxpayer Advocate, consumer activists and Senators have sounded the alarm against unscrupulous tax preparers.Incompetence ... [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Families balance budgets, why not Congress?

Our country is now more than $17 trillion in debt. When debt occurs, bad things happen. You can lose your car, your home, your credit cards. There are tangible consequences to debt; every family in Michigan knows that.Congress, unfortunately, continues ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Puerto Ricans differ over tax effects of U.S. statehood

Puerto Rico's major political parties were busy Monday framing the conclusions of a report prepared in Washington as to the effects the Caribbean island's incorporation as the 51st U.S. state would have on taxation.Congress' General Accountability Office ... [Published EFE - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Congressman Kingston Exposes Obama Administration Playing Politics With SHEP

The Daily Caller: Maryland’s Obamacare exchange now under federal investigationA second state Obamacare exchange is under federal investigation in as many weeks.The inspector general’s office for the Department of Health and Human Services reportedly ... [Published Congressman Jack Kingston - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

GAO Report on OSHA, DOT Whistleblower Issues

In a recent U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO) whistleblower protection program report, the GAO recommends that the Secretaries of Labor and Transportation evaluate their current and in-process memoranda of agreements (MOAs) to ensure that the MOAs ... [Published Seyfarth Shaw - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Card programs await feds' next move

To subscribe for free to our weekly email newsletters and print magazines, enter your email below. Or, find out more » Banking partnerships and financial aid delivery under scrutinyIn February 2014, the General Accountability Office released a report ... [Published CR80 News - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

First draft of regs cuts debit card fees on campus cards

To subscribe for free to our weekly email newsletters and print magazines, enter your email below. Or, find out more » Regulatory action is being proposed in the campus-banking sector, with the U.S. Department of Education releasing its first draft of ... [Published CR80 News - Mar 25 2014]

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They also noted that "EHRs appear to be associated with a higher quality of care, but it is not known whether achieving MU per se will result in greater quality gains than adoption of EHRs without achieving MU."
"The (KC-135) force is now over 50 years old on average and costs increasingly more to maintain and support, with additional concerns that age-related problems could potentially ground the fleet" the GAO report says
...who get deployed or move," said Marlis Rivera, a Clearwater woman whose husband is in the AirAir Force and serves at MacDill working in security. "Military people get transferred all the time. Moving is hard enough."
...and senior advisor, David M Walker , decade-long former US Comptroller General and head of the General Accountability Office (GAO), commented,  "The prospective value of this work is significant and gaining global recognition.  It has been called both 'foundational' and a 'national priority' by respected risk authorities."

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Study: Meaningful Use not necessarily associate... [Published FierceEMR - Apr 15 2014]
Banking partnerships grow in shadow of uncertainty [Published CR80 News - Apr 15 2014]
In the news: GE considers shorter terms for CEO... [Published Market Intelligence Center - Apr 15 2014]
KC-46 testing may delay new jet tankers [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 14 2014]
Obituary for DOYON [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 13 2014]
GAO: 'Aggressive' KC-46 testing may delay new j... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 13 2014]
Florida losing center to store and move troop cars [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 13 2014]
DOTCOM Act Advances, Delays NTIA Transfer to Mu... [Published WebHosting Talk - Apr 11 2014]
Alexander to Introduce Early Childhood Educatio... [Published U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander - Apr 11 2014]
Last-Minute Warning Sounded On Bad Tax Preparers [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
By the Number: New Apps From GAO, Mayer Brown, ... [Published Law Technology News - Apr 08 2014]
‘Powerful’ Testimony by Military Sexual Trauma ... [Published US Medicine - Apr 05 2014]
Patents Create New Tools for Risk Assessment in... [Published CWEB News - Apr 05 2014]
Editorial: Families balance budgets, why not Co... [Published Detroit News - Apr 03 2014]
The high cost of Puerto Rican statehood [Published The Hill - Apr 02 2014]
Congress Questions VA on Tissue Used in Surgeries [Published Military.com - Apr 02 2014]
GAO Confirms Statehood Too Costly for Puerto Ri... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 02 2014]
Ferro Discusses Split Sleep Study, CSA, Hours o... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 02 2014]
AUDIO: GAO Reports Impact of Minimum Wage Hikes... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 02 2014]
Earthquakes Pose Threat To Injection And Produc... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Mar 31 2014]
Puerto Ricans differ over tax effects of U.S. s... [Published EFE - Mar 31 2014]
Delaware a black hole in the heart of America [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 29 2014]
Software Testing Problems Continue to Plague F-... [Published Spectrum Online - Mar 27 2014]
Software Testing Problems Continue to Plague F-... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 27 2014]
GAO report on OSHA, DOT whistleblower issues [Published Lexology - Mar 27 2014]
Congressman Kingston Exposes Obama Administrati... [Published Congressman Jack Kingston - Mar 26 2014]
Oregon Obamacare exchange gets month-long enrol... [Published Daily Caller - Mar 26 2014]
How much do you spend on ATM fees? [Published Consumer Affairs - Mar 26 2014]
Patents Create New Tools for Risk Assessment in... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 26 2014]
Financial aid and card regulations: The clause ... [Published CR80 News - Mar 26 2014]
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KC-46 testing may delay new jet tankers [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 14 2014]
A new government report says Boeing Inc. is making good progress manufacturing the Air Force's next-generation aerial-refueling jet but warns of the possibility of unforeseen delays in such a complex program.The report last week by the General Accountability ...
Software Testing Problems Continue to Plague F-... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 27 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: U.S. Department of Defense The U.S. General Accountability Office ( GAO ) earlier this week released its fifth annual report on the state of the F-35 Lightning II, aka the Joint Strike Fighter ...
Failure to Report [Published Washington Free Beacon - Mar 21 2014]
Two senior House leaders on Friday requested an investigation by Congress’ General Accountability Office (GAO) into the State Department’s failure to report Russian violations of a 1987 nuclear missile accord. “It is clear from my subcommittee’s oversight ...
State Department Watchdog Finds No Problem With... [Published Think Progress - Feb 26 2014]
President Barack Obama arriving at the TransCanada Stillwater Pipe Yard in Cushing, Okla. CREDIT: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez The State Department’s Inspector General on Wednesday released its long-awaited report on the Keystone XL pipeline and whether ...
Zero Oregon Obamacare Enrollees After Four Mont... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 18 2014]
More than four months after its scheduled launch and despite receiving $305 million in federal grants and spending at least $160 million on the website, Cover Oregon has not enrolled anyone. U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) and other leaders of the ...
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