The Department of Health and Human Services lacks the authority to bail out insurers through the transitional reinsurance program with taxpayer funds that were meant to go to the U.S. Treasury, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
The Department of Veterans Affairs spends billions of dollars annually on contracts for goods and services without proper oversight and management, according to a government watchdog.
Undercover inspectors working for the U.S. Government Accountability Office were able to fool the United States’ top nuclear regulator into granting it licenses to acquire material necessary to build a “dirty bomb,” or crude nuclear device, according to a new oversight report.
Tom Coburn, the former senator currently leading a movement for a Convention of States, unloaded on Congress during a hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Wednesday.
The Environmental Protection Agency is insufficiently protecting sources of drinking water from oil and gas pollution, raising concerns about damaging health effects, according to a federal report.
The U.S. Postal Service is incurring unsustainable deficits and its financial condition has been classified as high-risk, according to a Government Accountability Office report.
Security weaknesses in the computing systems of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pose a cyber threat to U.S. airspace and has left the FAA with insufficient ability “to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system,” according to a new report by the federal government’s watchdog group.
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.
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.