Government Accountability Office

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Name: Government Accountability Office
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Agency contradicts Slom, says Connector probe isn't done deal

Government Accountability Office said the agency has not yet determined whether Hawaii will be part of its investigations into "Obama­ care" health insurance exchanges, despite an announcement to that effect by a state senator Thursday. Sam Slom announced ... [Published Insurance News Net - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Drone pilots suffering from low morale

US Air Force drone operators who conduct drone strikes in various countries are suffering from low morale, stress and overwork, a new US government report has found. The Government Accountability Office released a report this week showing that US drone ... [Published Press tv - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

D.C. is right not to implement local budget autonomy referendum

Walter Smith’s letter misstated the law concerning budget autonomy for the District and wrongly described the views of the District’s executive branch on that important issue [“,” April 15]. We strongly support budget autonomy and continue to urge Congress ... [Published Washington Post - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Murkowski Responds to GAO Arctic Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski today responded to the Government Accountability Office’s report on , saying: “I appreciate the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for its focus on our nation’s Arctic Maritime Infrastructure needs, though ... [Published U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

New From the GAO

New GAO Reports Source: Government Accountability Office 1. Nuclear Weapons: Technology Development Efforts for the Uranium Processing Facility. GAO-14-295, April 18. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-295 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/662665.pdf ... [Published Full Text Reports... - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

IRS Audits Less Than 1 Percent Of Big Partnerships

By Grab Media, a blinkx company A new government report says the IRS audits less than 1 percent of large partnerships, drawing criticism from Congress. The Government Accountability Office says the number of large businesses organized as partnerships ... [Published IT Business Net - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Senators Might Seize D.C. Lawsuit As Opportunity to Act on Budget Autonomy

By Posted at 10:01 a.m. April 18(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)Attorneys preparing to sue Mayor Vincent Gray and his administration to force compliance with the District’s budget autonomy law informed all relevant members of Congress before heading to D.C. ... [Published Roll Call Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Outdated proposal No problem.

When the Government Accountability Office sustains a protest or when an agency takes corrective action in response to a protest, the agency will often re-evaluate existing proposals without amending ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Democrat: Voters 'Frustrated and Embarrassed' by Obamacare

:23 PM PDT post a commentRep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) says her constituents are "frustrated and embarrassed" by Hawaii's failed Obamacare exchange, which cost taxpayers $204 million and signed up only 8,000 people.On Wednesday, the Government Accountability ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

SEC's information technology at risk of hacking: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has failed to protect its data network against possible breaches, to encrypt highly sensitive information, or to use strong enough passwords, the Government Accountability Office said ... [Published Reuters: Internet News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

New From the GAO

New GAO Report Source: Government Accountability Office Information Security: SEC Needs to Improve Controls over Financial Systems and Data. GAO-14-419, April 17. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-419 Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/662614.pdfFiled ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The battle for ownership: Should you give up your technical data to the Pentagon?

Some companies might call it their secret sauce: the technical data at the foundation of a product or design delivered to a customer, which is needed for production, support, maintenance or operation. The Pentagon wants it, and a recent report details ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]

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"Headquarters Air Force officials, RPA pilots in some of our focus groups, and one unit commander stated that some in the AirAir Force view flying RPAs negatively, resulting in a stigma. According to these officials one reason some view flying an RPA negatively is because flying an RPA does not require pilots to operate an aircraft while on board an aircraft in-flight" the report added
"It is not going to solve the problem of wrongful discharges," he said. "But it will at least make sure there is a doctor who is trained in the mental health field there to vote on these discharges."
"Since the program re-plan in 2011, Northrop Grumman's work on the James Webb Space Telescope continues to be on budget and remains on schedule to meet the 2018 launch date" said Northrop spokesman Randy Belote
"During our review … we found cases where individuals had been certified for nuclear-related positions despite evidence that they had been convicted for driving while intoxicated or they had admitted to pre-service drug use" the GAO's report stated...

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SYKES: Obama's green-energy boondoggle [Published Washington Times - 18 hours ago]
D.C. is right not to implement local budget aut... [Published Washington Post - 19 hours ago]
Lawmakers To Withhold Funding Until VA, DOD Mak... [Published IHealthBeat - 19 hours ago]
Murkowski Responds to GAO Arctic Report [Published U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski - 19 hours ago]
HUFFPOST HILL - Christians Pause To Recall Jesu... [Published Huffington Post - 20 hours ago]
Chicken Production and Workplace Dangers [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - 20 hours ago]
GAO: SEC needs to bolster info security [Published Federal Computer Week - 20 hours ago]
The IRS Isn’t Regulating Most of the People You... [Published Government Executive - 21 hours ago]
H.R. 4094, Contracting Data and Bundling Accoun... [Published CBO - 22 hours ago]
Reid Statement on GAO Report Recommending Rpa P... [Published HighBeam Research - 22 hours ago]
Cliven Bundy steals from America: The scary ret... [Published Salon - 23 hours ago]
SEC CIO: Vendor Mgt. Must Improve [Published Bank Info Security - 23 hours ago]
New From the GAO [Published Full Text Reports... - 23 hours ago]
Drone Pilots Are Suffering From Low Morale: GAO... [Published Huffington Post - 23 hours ago]
GAO cites SEC for cybersecurity lapses [Published Investment News - Apr 18 2014]
U S Senate Committee on Finance : Wyden Stateme... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 18 2014]
D.C. Council Sues Mayor Gray over Budget Autonomy [Published Washington Informer - Apr 18 2014]
Bob Graham, raised on the Harbor, later state a... [Published Daily World - Apr 18 2014]
SEC Failures in Systems and Controls: Matter of... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 18 2014]
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Tax Analysts' Reporting on IRS's Failure to Aud... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Apr 18 2014]
Per-person costs for private option rising, but... [Published Arkansas Times - Apr 18 2014]
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Chicken Production and Workplace Dangers [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - 20 hours ago]
I strongly recommend Michele Simon’s article on Tyson Foods and the USDA have pushed forward drastic increases in chicken production line speeds that would increase the profits of meat companies at the cots of workers’ lives: But let’s back up a ...
New From the GAO [Published Full Text Reports... - 23 hours ago]
New GAO Reports Source: Government Accountability Office 1. Nuclear Weapons: Technology Development Efforts for the Uranium Processing Facility. GAO-14-295, April 18. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-295 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/662665.pdf ...
Democrat: Voters 'Frustrated and Embarrassed' b... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) says her constituents are "frustrated and embarrassed" by Hawaii's failed Obamacare exchange, which cost taxpayers $204 million and signed up only 8,000 people. On Wednesday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) ...
New From the GAO [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 17 2014]
New GAO Report Source: Government Accountability Office Information Security: SEC Needs to Improve Controls over Financial Systems and Data. GAO-14-419, April 17. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-419 Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/662614.pdfFiled ...
Company Accuses Oregon of Misleading Public on ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 17 2014]
A tech company says the state of Oregon is spreading “false narratives” about its role in the disastrous rollout of the Cover Oregon health exchange website, the Oregonian reports : Oracle President Safra Catz said in a letter to Cover Oregon that ...
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