By Mark Flatten | 12/04/13 08:54 AM
Patients at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals are not being adequately protected from doctors who have histories of providing substandard treatment, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
By Paul Bedard | 11/27/13 09:28 AM
As the nation hits the road for Thanksgiving, the deadliest holiday for car wrecks, a new federal audit is cheering the development of high-tech crash avoidance systems that could help prevent three-quarters of the 5 million annual accidents that kill tens of thousands of Americans a year. A...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/26/13 04:20 PM
About $2 billion of work done by the Department of Energy for other agencies had little oversight, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The projects, known as "Work for Others," allow non-Energy Department agencies to use 17 of the agency's "unique and highly specialized...
By Lindsey M. Burke and Virginia Walden Ford | 11/25/13 05:14 PM
Only dug-in Washington bureaucrats would criticize the District of Columbia’s successful local school choice program for — wait for it — failing to offer enough information about choice.
11/25/13 12:03 PM
(dailycaller.com) The Obamacare enrollment group linked to Kathleen Sebelius still has not announced whether or not the employee stung in James O'Keefe's latest video has been fired but said that it is "taking appropri
By Michal Conger | 11/20/13 02:04 PM
A little-known federal commission with a $72 million budget has so few controls and such poor financial processes that it is inappropriately spending at least 10 percent of its budget, according to new a report by the Government Accountability Office. The American Battle Monument Commission...
By Bloomberg News | 11/19/13 10:47 AM
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship lacks the robust communications systems needed to transmit critical data to support facilities ashore, according to an unreleased congressional audit, the latest in a succession of troubles for the $34 billion shipbuilding program. The lightly manned...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/14/13 07:27 PM
A report from the Government Accountability Office released Thursday finds that the Federal Reserve offered banks bailout loans at below-market interest rates during the crisis, and that the central bank hasn't moved to finalize the regulations it is required to implement to avoid such bailouts...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:21 PM
U.S. Transportation Security Administration efforts costing $200 million a year to spot potential terrorists by observing behavior are ineffective and lawmakers should limit funding, the Government Accountability Office said. TSA’s techniques couldn’t be validated in a review of 400...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/13/13 12:40 PM
Ted Cruz is joining fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul's bid to get a Senate vote on a bill to audit the Federal Reserve by holding up Janet Yellen's nomination to be Fed chairman. Ahead of Yellen's confirmation hearing on Thursday morning, the Texan said in a statement: "I agree with Rand Paul:...
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