The Government Accountability Office (GAO) made a ripple in the news this week when they issued their legal finding that President Trump’s withholding of $214 million in funds for Ukraine … READ MORE
What Does it Take to Lose a Department of Energy Contract Bonus?
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) – the cabinet level agency responsible for the nation’s nuclear weapons program, nuclear reactor production for the United States Navy, energy conservation, energy-related … READ MORE
GAO’s Grim Diagnosis of America’s Fiscal Health
Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued “The Nation’s Fiscal Health,” an annual report that describes the fiscal condition of the United States. The report finds that America’s fiscal … READ MORE
Fast Facts from the High Risk Report
Every two years since 1990, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) releases its High-Risk List – a compendium of the areas of government with “greater vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, abuse, and … READ MORE
There are 45 Federal Programs to Help Servicemembers Find Employment, But Which Ones are Working?
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report that provided a valuable inventory of all the programs in the federal government that provide “education and employment benefits to help … READ MORE
F-35 Program Fooling the American People
The famous phrase, “fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice shame on me” does not apply to the federal government. Or maybe it does, but officials don’t fully … READ MORE
Highlights From President Trump’s Federal Reorganization Plan
On March 13th, 2017 President Trump signed Executive Order (EO) #13781 that aims to make the Federal government more efficient, effective, and accountable to the American people. The EO directed … READ MORE
Chuck Schumer’s View Of Transparency: For Thee, But Not For Me
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has been quick to criticize President Trump and congressional Republicans for sins against transparency in recent months. Yet, when Schumer had an opportunity to … READ MORE