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WWLP Springfield
Security scare at a Nebraska airporthospitalized. Police say he tested positive for meth but incidents like these h
Security scare at a Nebraska airport
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 hours ago
hospitalized. Police say he tested positive for meth but incidents like these have become more common. According to the government accountability office, from 2009-2015, there were around 2,500 security breaches a year, some involving the... Read more
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USA Today
Biden announces $2.45 billion for Amtrak upgradesnot understand the essential value of rail system that’s modern throughout the
Biden announces $2.45 billion for Amtrak upgrades
USA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
not understand the essential value of rail system that’s modern throughout the whole country?” A January report from the Government Accountability Office stated it is difficult to determine how well various Amtrak lines perform financially... Read more
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11 News Houston
Biden announces $2.45 billion for Amtrak upgradesnot understand the essential value of rail system that’s modern throughout the
Biden announces $2.45 billion for Amtrak upgrades
11 News Houston / Posted 14 hours ago
not understand the essential value of rail system that’s modern throughout the whole country?” A January report from the Government Accountability Office stated it is difficult to determine how well various Amtrak lines perform financially... Read more
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The Morning Call
Will states follow DOJ's private prison move? Some are ahead of the feds(and sometimes others) be required to serve at least 85 percent of their senten
Will states follow DOJ's private prison move? Some are ahead of the feds
The Morning Call / Posted 21 hours ago
(and sometimes others) be required to serve at least 85 percent of their sentence. A subsequent report by the GAO (Government Accountability Office) concluded that the availability of funding was either a 'partial' factor or a 'key' factor... Read more
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Breitbart
NGO: U.S. Lost Track of Thousands of Guns in Afghanistan, Iraqweapon procurement and distribution systems. AOAV’s findings are backed up by p
NGO: U.S. Lost Track of Thousands of Guns in Afghanistan, Iraq
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
weapon procurement and distribution systems. AOAV’s findings are backed up by previous reviews. For instance, a US Government Accountability Office [GAO] report from 2007 found the US government had issued at least 185,000 AK47s procured... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago To Track Oilfield Waste In Aquifers. It Didn't.July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago To Track Oilfield Waste In Aquifers. It Didn't.
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from 24 of those wells. This year, U.S. Government Accountability Office report blamed poor record keeping at the EPA for some of the confusion. “The agency is... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
What advisers can learn from the Fed's disastrous Facebook page launchbe a lot of internal skepticism about the value of having a presence on social
What advisers can learn from the Fed's disastrous Facebook page launch
Financial Planning.com / Posted yesterday
be a lot of internal skepticism about the value of having a presence on social media," said Jeremy Cluchey, who helped the Government Accountability Office develop its social media strategy. "Just getting there can take a lot of work and a lot of... Read more
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Orange County Register
America's National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their ageto increase the services appropriation above a standard of about $3 billion. Re
America's National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their age
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
to increase the services appropriation above a standard of about $3 billion. Republican members instead called on the Government Accountability Office to investigate the park service to determine if it was collecting enough visitor fees and... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Texas promised to track oilfield waste in aquifers. It didn'tJuly of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from
Texas promised to track oilfield waste in aquifers. It didn't
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from 24 of those wells. This year, U.S. Government Accountability Office report blamed poor record keeping at the EPA for some of the confusion. “The agency is... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Report: Air Force Doesn't Know Enough About Defunding A-10 Attack JetTUCSON — An assessment by the U.S. Government Accountability Office that was re
Report: Air Force Doesn't Know Enough About Defunding A-10 Attack Jet
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 2 days ago
TUCSON — An assessment by the U.S. Government Accountability Office that was released on Wednesday found that plans to retire the A-10 attack jet are poorly informed and under-developed. The aircraft is a major component of Tucson's Davis-Monthan... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
What advisers can learn from the Fed's disastrous Facebook page launchbe a lot of internal skepticism about the value of having a presence on social
What advisers can learn from the Fed's disastrous Facebook page launch
Financial Planning.com / Posted 2 days ago
be a lot of internal skepticism about the value of having a presence on social media," said Jeremy Cluchey, who helped the Government Accountability Office develop its social media strategy. "Just getting there can take a lot of work and a lot of... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't.July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't.
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from 24 of those wells. This year, U.S. Government Accountability Office report blamed poor record keeping at the EPA for some of the confusion. “The agency is... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't. - Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't. by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune Aug. 24 2016 Have oil and gas companies injected toxic mate...July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't. - Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't. by Jim Malewitz The Texas Tribune Aug. 24 2016 Have oil and gas companies injected toxic mate...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examining risks from 24 of those wells. This year, U.S. Government Accountability Office report blamed poor record keeping at the EPA for some of the confusion. “The agency is... Read more
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Market Watch
How to report a tax cheat and get a rewardthe right form. The IRS received more than 87,000 reports of alleged misdeeds d
How to report a tax cheat and get a reward
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
the right form. The IRS received more than 87,000 reports of alleged misdeeds during the 2015 fiscal year, according to the Government Accountability Office. You can file IRS Form 3949-A to report the alleged cheater and walk away. But if you want... Read more
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Orange County Register
White House in denial about effects of Dodd-Franktoo few to process Dodd-Frank regulations, makes a third of small banks unprofi
White House in denial about effects of Dodd-Frank
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
too few to process Dodd-Frank regulations, makes a third of small banks unprofitable. According to recent studies by the Government Accountability Office and the Mercatus Center, Dodd-Frank has caused community banks to increase compliance staff,... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Birthday bashedbudget, declined 8 percent between 2005 and 2014 after adjusting for inflation,
Birthday bashed
Missoula Independent / Posted 2 days ago
budget, declined 8 percent between 2005 and 2014 after adjusting for inflation, according to a December report from the Government Accountability Office. The funding crisis is so bad that the agency is considering corporate sponsorships, a move... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Pentagon Admits "Lapses In Accountability" Led To Loss Of Hundreds Of Thousands Of US Guns In Afghanistan And Iraqdid not remain long in government possession after arriving in their respective
Pentagon Admits "Lapses In Accountability" Led To Loss Of Hundreds Of Thousands Of US Guns In Afghanistan And Iraq
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
did not remain long in government possession after arriving in their respective countries. In one of many examples, a 2007 Government Accountability Office report found that 110,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles and 80,000 pistols bought by the United... Read more
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Island Packet
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfundedto cover increases in salary and expenses for agency employees and to address t
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfunded
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
to cover increases in salary and expenses for agency employees and to address the agency’s growing maintenance backlog. Government Accountability Office One bill in the House of Representatives, authored by Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Hemet, would... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfundedto cover increases in salary and expenses for agency employees and to address t
Happy birthday, National Park Service! You’re overcrowded, underfunded
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
to cover increases in salary and expenses for agency employees and to address the agency’s growing maintenance backlog. Government Accountability Office One bill in the House of Representatives, authored by Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Hemet, would... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Employees of Government Contractors Shouldn’t Have to Arbitrate Discrimination and Harassment ClaimsAppropriations bill includes a provision that would eliminate funding to implem
Employees of Government Contractors Shouldn’t Have to Arbitrate Discrimination and Harassment Claims
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
Appropriations bill includes a provision that would eliminate funding to implement the executive order until the U.S. Government Accountability Office completes a study on the order’s effect on industries and federal agencies. Public Citizen... Read more
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Newsmax
NY Times Magazine Analysis: US Lost 700K Weapons in Middle Eastpossession after arriving in their respective countries, either, The Times repo
NY Times Magazine Analysis: US Lost 700K Weapons in Middle East
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
possession after arriving in their respective countries, either, The Times reports. For example, the Times reports, a 2007 Government Accountability Office report found that 110,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles and 80,000 pistols bought by the United... Read more
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Slate
So You’ve Been Hacked. Is an Identification-Protection Service Like LifeLock Enough to Keep You Safe?databases. In these cases, you’re dependent on the IRS to flag the false return
So You’ve Been Hacked. Is an Identification-Protection Service Like LifeLock Enough to Keep You Safe?
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
databases. In these cases, you’re dependent on the IRS to flag the false return—another thing that could be more robust. A Government Accountability Office study says the current model of detecting false returns is so flawed that it is not... Read more
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Raw Story
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecywhich was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarras
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
which was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarrassing critique. The same year, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Congress’s auditing arm, concluded that federal law made it too easy for individuals to... Read more
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Reuters
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecywhich was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarras
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
which was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarrassing critique. The same year, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Congress’s auditing arm, concluded that federal law made it too easy for individuals to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecywhich was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarras
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
which was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarrassing critique. The same year, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Congress’s auditing arm, concluded that federal law made it too easy for individuals to... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
SPECIAL REPORT - How the State of Delaware kept America safe...which was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarras
SPECIAL REPORT - How the State of Delaware kept America safe...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
which was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarrassing critique. The same year, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Congress's auditing arm, concluded that federal law made it too easy for individuals to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecywhich was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarras
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
which was pressing allies to crack down on terror financing, it was an embarrassing critique. The same year, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Congress’s auditing arm, concluded that federal law made it too easy for individuals to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
New laws leave voters to navigate maze of requirementscontrol of five states, going from 16 to 11. Party control remained divided in
New laws leave voters to navigate maze of requirements
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
control of five states, going from 16 to 11. Party control remained divided in the other states. A 2014 study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that laws requiring specific kinds of voter ID in Kansas and Tennessee depressed voter... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
Local 10 Miami / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffesfaced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being p
Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
faced mounting criticism from both sides of the political aisle for not being prepared to undergo a complete audit by the Government Accountability Office. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have introduced legislation to impose penalties on the Pentagon... Read more
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The Columbian
There are a lot of people lowering their student loan payments, but also a lot of people who are behinddefaulting for the first time has decreased as a percentage of borrowers in rep
There are a lot of people lowering their student loan payments, but also a lot of people who are behind
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
defaulting for the first time has decreased as a percentage of borrowers in repayment crept up in the last quarter. The Government Accountability Office has highlighted problems in student loan servicing that may be contributing to borrowers... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Maine trees could fuel military jets, but as long as gas costs $2 a gallon, it'll be a whilebetween 2007 and 2014 purchased just 2 million gallons of alternative fuels for
Maine trees could fuel military jets, but as long as gas costs $2 a gallon, it'll be a while
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
between 2007 and 2014 purchased just 2 million gallons of alternative fuels for about $58.6 million, according to a 2015 Government Accountability Office report. Over the same period, it bought 32 billion gallons of petroleum-based fuels for... Read more
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CBS News
Student debt "relief" companies are still a plaguehalf of federal loan borrowers qualify for income-based repayment plans, accord
Student debt "relief" companies are still a plague
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
half of federal loan borrowers qualify for income-based repayment plans, according to a report​ last year by the Government Accountability Office. Yet only 13 percent were participating in this flexible program, which allows you to lower... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
area golf courses use more water than anywhere else in U.S.112 million people are now affected by drought, according to federal calculatio
area golf courses use more water than anywhere else in U.S.
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
112 million people are now affected by drought, according to federal calculations. And in a recent survey by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, 40 of 50 state water managers said they anticipate supply shortages in at least part of... Read more
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Philly.com
Millions more to face new voting restrictions in 2016control of five states, going from 16 to 11. Party control remained divided in
Millions more to face new voting restrictions in 2016
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
control of five states, going from 16 to 11. Party control remained divided in the other states. A 2014 study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that laws requiring specific kinds of voter ID in Kansas and Tennessee depressed voter... Read more
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Island Packet
Gail MarksJarvis: Retired couples will need $260,000 for health care, investment firm estimatesthis week by Fidelity Investments. That has to be a shock for many people clos
Gail MarksJarvis: Retired couples will need $260,000 for health care, investment firm estimates
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
this week by Fidelity Investments. That has to be a shock for many people close to retirement. According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, about half of people close to retirement have no retirement savings. Among those who have... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements - Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements by Emily L. Mahoney/News21 The Texas Tribune Aug. 20 2016 CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than t...control of five states, going from 16 to 11. Party control remained divided in
Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements - Nationally New Laws Force Voters to Navigate Maze of Requirements by Emily L. Mahoney/News21 The Texas Tribune Aug. 20 2016 CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than t...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
control of five states, going from 16 to 11. Party control remained divided in the other states. A 2014 study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that laws requiring specific kinds of voter ID in Kansas and Tennessee depressed voter... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine trees could fuel military jets, but as long as gas costs $2 a gallon, it’ll be a whilebetween 2007 and 2014 purchased just 2 million gallons of alternative fuels for
Maine trees could fuel military jets, but as long as gas costs $2 a gallon, it’ll be a while
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
between 2007 and 2014 purchased just 2 million gallons of alternative fuels for about $58.6 million, according to a 2015 Government Accountability Office report. Over the same period, it bought 32 billion gallons of petroleum-based fuels for... Read more
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