Report: ‘Significant Security Control Weaknesses’ at FAA Threaten US Airspace

Vulnerability to cyber threats pose safety risk to U.S. airspace

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.

Obamacare Implementation Hitting a Snag

GAO finds delays are a serious concern

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

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

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.


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

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.