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Report: Navy Shipyards Not Meeting ‘Operational Needs’

GAO: 'Poor condition' of shipyards will be costly to address

Much needed maintenance work is overdue at U.S. Navy shipyards around the country that are unable to meet the service's "operational needs," and the price tag to overcome the problem will be high, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office.

Five House Members Request GAO Probe of State’s Handling of Sonic Attacks in Cuba

The lawmakers want a firm timeline on when U.S. officials first heard about attacks and whether State convened an Accountability Review Board in response

Ileana Ros-LehtinenAll five Cuban-American House members have asked the Government Accountability Office, Congress's nonpartisan auditing and investigative arm, to determine whether the State Department mishandled its response to a series of mysterious sonic attacks on at least 24 U.S. diplomats in Cuba.

House Committee Investigating Complaints Gov’t Slowed Nuclear Compensation Efforts

Rep. Virginia Foxx's spokeswoman: We will 'get to the bottom' of 'alarming' Labor Department whistleblower complaints

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R., N.C.), who chairs the House Education and the Workforce Committee, is investigating Labor Department whistleblower complaints that government officials purposefully thwarted ill nuclear workers’ or their widows’ claims for compensation required by law.

VA Spends Billions Annually Without Proper Oversight

Audit: Agency’s multi-billion-dollar procurement program operates on ‘outdated’ policies

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.

Investigators Fool U.S. Nuke Agency Into Providing Material for ‘Dirty Bomb’

Nuclear Regulatory Committee granted license for key materials to dummy corporation

Nuclear WasteUndercover 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.