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The GAO is part of the legislative branch of the federal government and thus is independent of the executive branch.
About GAO: GAO is an international investment office for global families and foundations.
11) In response to the protests, the Air Force submitted a report to the GAO responding to the protests.
As for the future, the EPA has developed a plan to improve its enforcement of the rule, and is preparing revisions that will address some of the issues raised in the GAO report, says Veronica Blette, a special assistant to the director of the EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
The GAO report implies flight-test results come as a big bang at the end of the program when, in fact, we learn as we go from each ground and flight event,'' the Lockheed Martin statement said.
In 2002, the GAO reported 53 information security weaknesses at the IRS.
Through its surveys, the GAO found that almost all of the large public accounting firms, the Fortune 1000 companies and the companies' audit committee chairs believed that the costs of mandatory audit firm rotation were likely to exceed the benefits.
The department seems to want to find excuses instead of solutions when it comes to verifying and reviewing undistributed collection data," he said in a statement issued after the release of the GAO report.
The GAO report adds that "we lack assurance that [CAPPS II] will fully comply with the Privacy Act," since the TSA asked for exemption from seven of the law's provisions but has not yet told Congress why.
In its report, "Insurance Regulation: Common Standards and Improved Coordination Needed to Strengthen Market Conduct Regulation," the GAO offers a nonpartisan review and analysis of the current state of compliance and market-conduct oversight in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
GAO undertook its study to assess compliance of the federal agencies with SBREFA, The study looked at regulations for calendar years 1999 and 2000 from the following agencies: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; the.