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NJ.com
Why Orange library quietly returned $48K grant at center of FBI proberare for a recipient of a government grant to give back money, unless their han
Why Orange library quietly returned $48K grant at center of FBI probe
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
rare for a recipient of a government grant to give back money, unless their hand is forced. A spokesman for the U.S. Government Accountability Office said recipients have had to give grants back when they are called out for... Read more
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Reuters
Social Security gets tough advice on advice it givesSSA to improve the guidance it provides on claiming decisions. They are armed
Social Security gets tough advice on advice it gives
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
SSA to improve the guidance it provides on claiming decisions. They are armed with a report published this month by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) that found problems and inconsistencies in the advice that SSA claims specialists... Read more
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Newsmax
Social Security Gets Tough Advice on Advice it GivesSSA to improve the guidance it provides on claiming decisions. They are armed
Social Security Gets Tough Advice on Advice it Gives
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
SSA to improve the guidance it provides on claiming decisions. They are armed with a report published this month by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) that found problems and inconsistencies in the advice that SSA claims specialists... Read more
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Morningstar
State-Run Retirement Plans Are Not a Complete Solution14 percent of small employers sponsor some type of plan for their employees to
State-Run Retirement Plans Are Not a Complete Solution
Morningstar / Posted 6 days ago
14 percent of small employers sponsor some type of plan for their employees to save for retirement, according to a 2012 U.S. Government Accountability Office report.) Furthermore, states know that this lack of coverage disproportionately affects... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
IRS helps wealthy kids save more for collegefrom 12.45 million, a hard number on just what percentage of U.S. families use
IRS helps wealthy kids save more for college
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
from 12.45 million, a hard number on just what percentage of U.S. families use them is hard to come by. A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that only 3 percent of all U.S. families used 529s in 2010, and that families... Read more
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Accounting Today
Wealthy Kids Save More for College, Thanks to the IRSfrom 12.45 million, a hard number on just what percentage of U.S. families use
Wealthy Kids Save More for College, Thanks to the IRS
Accounting Today / Posted 7 days ago
from 12.45 million, a hard number on just what percentage of U.S. families use them is hard to come by. A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that only 3 percent of all U.S. families used 529s in 2010, and that families... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee doctors: No one knew painkillers were so deadlycampaign, meeting with medical leaders in Tennessee and elsewhere to tout the p
Tennessee doctors: No one knew painkillers were so deadly
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
campaign, meeting with medical leaders in Tennessee and elsewhere to tout the pill's promise. According to a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, Purdue expanded its sales staff from 300 to 671 between 1996 and 2002, and added 300... Read more
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The Hill
FDA finds Monsanto’s weed killer in US honey samplesThe look for glyphosate this year is considered a “special assignment” and came
FDA finds Monsanto’s weed killer in US honey samples
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
The look for glyphosate this year is considered a “special assignment” and came after the agency was criticized by the U.S. Government Accountability Office in 2014 for failing to test for glyphosate. The FDA has not released formal results of... Read more
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Orange County Register
Parents choosing alternative schoolswhich fund private school tuition and other educational expenses, has more than
Parents choosing alternative schools
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
which fund private school tuition and other educational expenses, has more than doubled in the past five years,” a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report revealed. The first school voucher program started in 1990, the GAO noted, and... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
U.S. House Passes Bill to Continue Reforms at the Veterans Administrationbipartisan legislation to bring accountability and reform to the Veterans Admin
U.S. House Passes Bill to Continue Reforms at the Veterans Administration
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 13 days ago
bipartisan legislation to bring accountability and reform to the Veterans Administration (VA). A recent study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that on average, it can take up to one year or longer to remove a permanent... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New librarian of Congress Carla Hayden taking over organization in turmoiland most prestigious library has seen its reputation suffer after a withering r
New librarian of Congress Carla Hayden taking over organization in turmoil
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
and most prestigious library has seen its reputation suffer after a withering report was released in March 2015 by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. After the 133-page report concluded that "the Library does not have the leadership... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Spat over which U.S. airlines fly government workers intensifiesflights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirate
Spat over which U.S. airlines fly government workers intensifies
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
flights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirates operated the flights; a review by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found no objection. The U.S. General Services Administration said all its contracts... Read more
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Raw Story
Airlines get snippy with each other over transport contract for federal workersflights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirate
Airlines get snippy with each other over transport contract for federal workers
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
flights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirates operated the flights; a review by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found no objection. The U.S. General Services Administration said all its contracts... Read more
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Reuters
Spat over which U.S. airlines fly government workers intensifiesflights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirate
Spat over which U.S. airlines fly government workers intensifies
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
flights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirates operated the flights; a review by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found no objection. The U.S. General Services Administration said all its contracts... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spat over which US airlines fly government workers intensifiesflights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirate
Spat over which US airlines fly government workers intensifies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
flights, prompting United Continental Holdings Inc to cancel the route. Emirates operated the flights; a review by the U.S. Government Accountability Office found no objection. The U.S. General Services Administration said all its contracts... Read more
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CBS News
A critical missing piece in 401(k) plansto make their savings last throughout retirement.” That’s the opening line of a
A critical missing piece in 401(k) plans
CBS News / Posted 15 days ago
to make their savings last throughout retirement.” That’s the opening line of an insightful report recently released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). It follows on the heels of another recent report prepared by the Bipartisan... Read more
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The Morning Call
Chris Lang: Did Obama overstate racial progress in America?desegregation orders. The trend Orfield drew attention to in 2001 has continue
Chris Lang: Did Obama overstate racial progress in America?
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
desegregation orders. The trend Orfield drew attention to in 2001 has continued over the last 15 years. In a study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office published this past April, investigators found that from the 2000-01 to the 2013-14... Read more
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Investopedia
How the Fiduciary Rule Creates Rollover Dilemmathat this action is in their best interest. (For more, see: How Advisors Can Pl
How the Fiduciary Rule Creates Rollover Dilemma
Investopedia / Posted 22 days ago
that this action is in their best interest. (For more, see: How Advisors Can Plan for Fiduciary Rule Changes.) But the U.S. Government Accountability Office has released several public reports that state that advisors earn significantly more on... Read more
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FOX Business
Close to a Third of Medicare Beneficiaries Could See Their Premiums Spike 22% in 2017rare-disease therapeutics, which are all specialized and tend to command high p
Close to a Third of Medicare Beneficiaries Could See Their Premiums Spike 22% in 2017
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
rare-disease therapeutics, which are all specialized and tend to command high price points. According to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, nine drugs in 2013 accounted for 76% of all new Part B expenditures, with Roche's... Read more
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FOX Business
Close to a Third of Medicare Beneficiaries Could See Their Premiums Spike 22% in 2017rare-disease therapeutics, which are all specialized and tend to command high p
Close to a Third of Medicare Beneficiaries Could See Their Premiums Spike 22% in 2017
FOX Business / Posted 25 days ago
rare-disease therapeutics, which are all specialized and tend to command high price points. According to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, nine drugs in 2013 accounted for 76% of all new Part B expenditures, with Roche's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump's immigration speech was wrong, but it got the job donethe U.S. And that they aren't necessarily one-off cases. Trump alluded to a 20
Trump's immigration speech was wrong, but it got the job done
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
the U.S. And that they aren't necessarily one-off cases. Trump alluded to a 2011 Criminal Alien Statistics report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, which estimated that between 2003 and 2009, undocumented residents had been arrested... Read more
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Market Watch
The U.S. should have a ‘pension registry’participants and eliminate outstanding liabilities. Table 1. Attributes of Pen
The U.S. should have a ‘pension registry’
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
participants and eliminate outstanding liabilities. Table 1. Attributes of Pension Registries in Four Countries Source: U.S. Government Accountability Office. 2015. 401(k) Plans: Greater Protections Needed for Forced Transfers and Inactive... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
In Beheading Case Focus Shifts to Cartel Ties of Border Patrol Agent's Brother - In Beheading Case Focus Shifts to Cartel Ties of Border Patrol Agent's Brother by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Aug. 30 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look ...seized at Mexican crime scenes from 2009 to 2014 — far more than any other stat
In Beheading Case Focus Shifts to Cartel Ties of Border Patrol Agent's Brother - In Beheading Case Focus Shifts to Cartel Ties of Border Patrol Agent's Brother by Jay Root The Texas Tribune Aug. 30 2016 The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
seized at Mexican crime scenes from 2009 to 2014 — far more than any other state, according to a recent report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. “The evidence now has shown the trafficking of weapons,” the prosecutor told the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago To Track Oilfield Waste In Aquifers. It Didn't.danger.” In July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examini
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago To Track Oilfield Waste In Aquifers. It Didn't.
KERA North Texas / Posted 1 months ago
danger.” In 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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KTXS Abilene
Texas promised to track oilfield waste in aquifers. It didn'tdanger.” In July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examini
Texas promised to track oilfield waste in aquifers. It didn't
KTXS Abilene / Posted 1 months ago
danger.” In 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 1 months 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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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't.danger.” In July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examini
Texas Promised 34 Years Ago to Track Oilfield Waste in Aquifers. It Didn't.
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 1 months ago
danger.” In 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...danger.” In July of 2015, California regulators said they were closely examini
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 1 months ago
danger.” In 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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