Obamacare Implementation Hitting a Snag

GAO finds delays are a serious concern
AP

A nonpartisan federal watchdog released a pair of reports on Wednesday that raise serious concerns about delays in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.

Preparing for Disaster

Government includes climate change in biennial list of at-risk areas within the federal government
Hurricane Sandy Aftermath / AP

Federal, state, and local governments need to better prepare for natural disasters, Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) said today at the unveiling of the Government Accountability Office’s High-Risk Series report.

Financially Unstable

GAO Report highlights skyrocketing costs of entitlements,
Obamacare’s failure to contain costs
AP

The Government Accountability Office (GAO)’s annual audit of the government, released Thursday, raises serious concerns about the federal government’s long-term financial stability and the effectiveness of Obamacare’s cost-curbing measures.

TSAngst

GAO report: TSA received 39,000 complaints between 2009 and 2012
AP

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) received more than 39,000 complaints related to its controversial screening methods between 2009 and 201,2 but the agency’s method for tracking and responding to complaints is flawed, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report found.

$8B Medicare bonus ‘unusually large’

GAO calls for cancellation of Obama's Medicare bonus program

Government auditors are calling for the cancellation of President Obama’s $8 billion Medicare bonus plan, noting the program is unusually large, while congressional Republicans are raising questions of whether the program’s “quality bonuses” are politically driven.