Latest Government Accountability Office Stories

2009-01-10 06:35:00

NASA's inspector general is not doing enough to police waste and abuse at the space agency, Congressional auditors said.

2008-10-17 09:55:00

A new government report warns that intruders could easily break into US biodefense labs because there is an apparent lack of security.

2008-10-15 12:05:00

Federal communications official said on Tuesday they expect the pending mandatory switch of all US televisions to digital to be messy, urging broadcasters to step up local efforts to educate the public.

2008-10-08 09:00:24

By Paul Foy Associated Press Congressional investigators are looking at the government's quick -- and legal -- approvals for oil and gas drilling in an investigation called long overdue by environmental groups. Industry executives condemn it as political.

2008-09-30 18:01:03

To: TRANSPORTATION EDITORS Contact: Victoria Day, +1-202-626-4141, or Elizabeth Merida, +1- 202-626-4025, both of the Air Transport Association WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

2008-09-24 10:35:00

Approximately 6.5 million children involved in the Medicaid public health insurance program have advanced, untreated tooth decay, reports released on Wednesday said.

2008-09-18 12:00:21

U.S. regulators do little to enforce laws against exporting toxic waste from TVs, computers and other electronic equipment, congressional investigators report.

2008-09-18 09:00:00

U.S. urged to crack down on export of e-waste LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Government Accountability Office (GAO) urged the U.S. government on Wednesday to stop the export of used computers and other electronic products with toxic materials that endanger foreign workers. U.S.

2008-09-18 08:45:00

US regulators aren't enforcing even limited laws against exporting toxic waste from used electronics, the Government Accountability Office said Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.