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Changes may be looming for SBA 8(a) Native contractors

...assistance to firms under majority control by socially or economically disadvantaged individuals.The U.S. Government Accountability Office is currently compiling a report on how the SBA implements and oversees the program, particularly as it...
Probe: Bogus enrollees kept getting 'Obamacare'

...bigger taxpayer subsidies for their insurance premiums, a congressional probe has found.The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says 11 counterfeit characters that its investigators created last year were automatically re-enrolled...
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Federal agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies an accounting of how many hacks were successful and what was stolen.It's not a new problem. The Government Accountability Office has labeled federal information security a "high-risk area" since 1997. In 2003 it expanded the high-risk...
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China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...with Latin American countries, have built enforcement into the agreements.Results have been mixed.A Government Accountability Office report last year found that while some countries have taken steps to strengthen labor rights, enforcement...
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Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...information, with no decision on whether new rules will be proposed. The effort follows reports from the Government Accountability Office in 2003 and 2007, calling on the agency to improve oversight and management of oil and gas activities...
Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

...Shaktoolik as one of eight Alaska communities "in greatest peril due to climate change." In 2009 the federal Government Accountability Office listed Shaktoolik as one of four Alaska communities "likely need(ing) to move all at once and as soon...
Alaska's military sites vulnerable to climate change

...Alaska military sites or complexes studied for vulnerabilities, according to a report out this week from the Government Accountability Office.The Alaska locations are among the most at risk, according to the GAO report released Monday. Those...
Watchdog: Indian schools appear to violate rules them, and about 40,000 students attend the more than 180 schools.The IG report follows one by the Government Accountability Office that found the schools had millions in unaccounted for dollars, including money for special education...
Northwest Digest

...robust warning system and detailed knowledge on the impact a tidal wave could have on coastal areas, the Government Accountability Office says. In a report issued Monday, the GAO, the investigative arm of Congress, warns false alarms may...
Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense

...called COBRA, for the Cost of Base Realignment Action. The model was used in previous BRAC rounds. The Government Accountability Office, the watchdog agency for Congress, "has consistently cited the use of the COBRA model as effective for...


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