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Government Accountability Office
Latest Government Accountability Office Items
Earlier this month, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified before Congress that federal agencies made more than $100 billion in improper payments last year.
The Social Security Administration potentially made $19 million in overpayments in one of its income security programs in 2010, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday.
From the 2004 loss of security keys at the Los Alamos nuclear research lab to a Catholic nun's 2012 break-in at a similarly sensitive facility in Tennessee, the Energy Department's handling of nuclear materials has been plagued by security lapses. And there is little evidence that any lasting improvements are being made.
Lois G. Lerner's hard drive isn't the only technological problem at the Internal Revenue Service.
The organization responsible for securing America's highly sensitive nuclear sites has been suffering from a "chaotic" and "dysfunctional" security policy that has endangered the country's nuclear sites and left them vulnerable to attack, according to a new report by the government's watchdog group.
The Department of Defense spends more per unit for prescription drugs than Medicare or Medicaid, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
The business of ending wars, keeping the peace and solving hunger and poverty apparently has its privileges, at least when it come to pay.
The Energy and Defense Departments' 10-year, $263-billion estimate for overhauling the nation's nuclear weapons is likely too low and will cost taxpayers more money than originally estimated, a watchdog report says.
The IRS can't account for the exact amount of misreported income from partnerships and closely-held so-called "S corporations," estimated to average of tens of billions in misreported income annually.