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.
The Obama administration is delaying its most costly and controversial regulations until after the election, USA Today reports.
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has laid bare the Obama administration’s effort to delay the impact of Medicare cuts in the health care law until after the 2012 election.
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.
The Department of Energy is trying to buck oversight regulations recommended by a government watchdog agency to safeguard billions in taxpayer loans to green energy companies.