Government Accountability Office

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Name: Government Accountability Office
First reported 32 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 1 reports

Did Obamacare Just Allow Tax Payer-Funded Abortions?

A lot has been written about the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. One of the biggest issues facing the health care law is tax payer-funded abortions. President Obama argued that the Affordable Care Act would not cover abortions, and after ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 32 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Auditors Bash Homeland Security For New Headquarters At Former Insane Asylum

4322874Federal auditors released a report on Friday stating that Homeland Security should consider giving up building a colossal new headquarters at a former insane asylum and think about alternatives, The Washington Post reports .The Department of Homeland ... [Published Daily Caller - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Pro-Life Hypocrites

http://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/pro-life-hypocrites/Some members of Congress who “spoke out against the taxpayer funding of abortion under Obamacare, which was detailed in a new Government Accountability Office report,” even though they voted for ... [Published LewRockwell.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

New From the GAO

New GAO Reports and Testimony Source: Government Accountability Office Reports 1. Federal Real Property: DHS and GSA Need to Strengthen the Management of DHS Headquarters Consolidation. GAO-14-648, September 19. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-648 ... [Published Full Text Reports... - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

GAO finds some Obamacare website security concerns

(CNN) – Open enrollment for Obamacare starts again in two month, but there are still safety and privacy concerns surrounding the enrolment website HealthCare.gov.A report by the investigative arm of congress, the Government Accountability Office, shows ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - 9 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

As open enrollment nears, ACA website still isn't totally safe | Project Economy

HealthCare.gov still isn't as safe as it should be, and the annual open enrollment period starts again in just two months. To be clear: Hackers haven't stolen sensitive data from the Affordable Care Act site. But ongoing security and privacy issues plague ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Why you might be paying student loans until you retire (and beyond)

Student debt grew across every age group over the past decade, including borrowers over age 60by: Sophie QuintonRosemary Anderson has a master’s degree, a good job at the University of California (Santa Cruz), and student loans that she could be paying ... [Published Credit Union Insight - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

House Passes Bill to Audit the Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2013. H.R. 24 would require the Government Accountability Office to conduct an official audit of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve ... [Published Congressman Lynn A. Westmoreland - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 5 reports

GAO finds HealthCare.gov is 'high-risk'

A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report finds HealthCare.gov may still have security holes. GAO states that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, took risks when they launched ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Pro-Lifers Demand Senate Vote to Stop Massive Abortion Funding in Obamacare

Wade.Despite a promise President Obama made to lawmakers and the American public in a special joint session of Congress on healthcare reform that, “ under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortion, ” a new report released by the non-partisan ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

VA mismanaged West L.A. campus, GAO says - Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has mismanaged its West Los Angeles campus by under-billing for land use agreements and by improperly diverting funds, according to a Government Accountability Office report issued Wednesday. The GAO found weaknesses ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

CHA Responds To Government Accountability Office Report

WASHINGTON , Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being released by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA):CHA was concerned to read in the GAO report that there were apparently some instances in certain ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Sep 18 2014]

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...co-founder and board member of the Center for Internet Security, who has researched the IT security skills shortage in and out of government. "It may make a little bit of difference at the margin but, ultimately, folks of quality are drawn in for reasons other than pay. They can make a lot more money in the private sector, and they always will be able to. So, I'm a little bit skeptical of the claims that pay authority in and of itself will make a difference."
"The ObamaObama administration canceled erecting a wall and the long touted 'virtual wall' was canceled due to costs and substandard equipment installed. It has begun using [Border Patrol] officers as babysitters and for crowd-control. And yet, they are willing to spend hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to spy on agents' activities. It's another sham to please the political correctness crowd" said former police commander and security director Joseph Whelan
...employees in place to secure a vast array of sensitive information and support the protection of our critical infrastructure," said Portman. "This is an important first step and I hope the Senate will now pass our broader, government-wide version of this legislation."
...pushing for the project's completion, as noted in a document released by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, stating, "Congress should fund the President’s fiscal year 2015 budget requests of $323 million combined for the GSA and DHS to complete renovation of the St. Elizabeths Center Building Complex and provide necessary access road improvements."

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Did Obamacare Just Allow Tax Payer-Funded Abort... [Published Bayou Buzz - 32 mins ago]
EDITORIAL: Medical privacy lacking in age of Ob... [Published Washington Times - 42 mins ago]
Feds find holes in 'crucial' anti-ISIS tool [Published WorldNetDaily - 1 hour ago]
DHS headquarters project faces more cost overru... [Published Washington Post - 2 hours ago]
H.R. 5170, Federal Records Accountability Act o... [Published CBO - 2 hours ago]
Senate OK's Cyber Skills Shortage Bill [Published Government Info Security - 3 hours ago]
Pirate Bay Goes To College: Free Textbook Torre... [Published International Business Times - 3 hours ago]
Will Congress Pull the Plug on Homeland Securit... [Published Government Executive - 4 hours ago]
Auditors Bash Homeland Security For New Headqua... [Published Daily Caller - 5 hours ago]
So Many Risks, So Little Time [Published Government Executive - 5 hours ago]
Obama's antiterrorism border plan: Body cameras... [Published Examiner.com - 5 hours ago]
Pro-Life Hypocrites [Published LewRockwell.com - 6 hours ago]
Republicans question State's proposed diplomati... [Published The Hill - 6 hours ago]
Senate Passes Portman Measure to Strengthen DHS... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
GAO: Joint Basing Does Not Increase Efficiency [Published Nextgov.com - 7 hours ago]
Homeland Security Headquarters Building Is $1.5... [Published NewsMax.com - 7 hours ago]
Grassley Questions Oversight of U.S. Attorneys’... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
Pro-Life Members and Groups Call for an End to ... [Published HighBeam Research - 7 hours ago]
Forget the national debt. The new budget threat... [Published Ezra Klein - 7 hours ago]
New From the GAO [Published Full Text Reports... - 8 hours ago]
America’s Big Bet On Natural Gas And Big Short ... [Published Zero Hedge - 9 hours ago]
GAO finds some Obamacare website security concerns [Published Live 5 WCSC - 9 hours ago]
GAO finds some Obamacare website security concerns [Published WFXG FOX 54 - 9 hours ago]
Good news! There’s bad news for coal [Published Grist Magazine - 10 hours ago]
As open enrollment nears, ACA website still isn... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
Senator Markey in pursuit of coal lease suspens... [Published Friends of the Earth - 10 hours ago]
Good news! There’s bad news for coal [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 10 hours ago]
GAO confirms Obama misled public, taxpayers for... [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
Mark Lafer had it wrong - Pat Toomey does repre... [Published PennLive.com - 11 hours ago]
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Forget the national debt. The new budget threat... [Published Ezra Klein - 7 hours ago]
Shaun Donovan, Obama's new budget director, argues that ignoring climate change is the height of fiscal irresponsibility. Shaun Donovan gave his first speech as White House budget director Friday, and he didn't even mention that Washington obsession ...
New From the GAO [Published Full Text Reports... - 8 hours ago]
New GAO Reports and Testimony Source: Government Accountability Office Reports 1. Federal Real Property: DHS and GSA Need to Strengthen the Management of DHS Headquarters Consolidation. GAO-14-648, September 19. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-648 ...
America’s Big Bet On Natural Gas And Big Short ... [Published Zero Hedge - 9 hours ago]
Submitted by Chris Pedersen via OilPrice.com , America is betting the kitchen sink on natural gas. No matter which estimate you look at -- the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the International Energy Agency, or Wall Street banks -- two things ...
Good news! There’s bad news for coal [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 10 hours ago]
Too often I’m writing depressing things , so now I’m going to turn my attention to some good news. It turns that while I was off hiatus-ing , ol’ King Coal was having a rough go of it. As regular readers know, coal is the enemy of the human race, ...
America’s Big Bet on Natural Gas and Big Short ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 11 hours ago]
David McNew/Getty Images America is betting the kitchen sink on natural gas. No matter which estimate you look at — the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the International Energy Agency, or Wall Street banks — two things are clear: the United ...
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Obamacare Gets Hit With More Criticism [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jul 31 2014]
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Got a Fake ID, Get Obamacare [Published Financial Services - Jul 30 2014]
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