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As the former Deputy Chief of the New York Fire Department wrote in a study for the Naval Postgraduate School, "losses resulting
A government report says safety hazards are underreported in the meat and poultry industries.
Six decades after Brown v. Board of Education, a U.S. agency finds we still have a two-tiered education system.
The Defense Department is a star in the GAO’s annual report on misspent federal funds.
The refund process as it stands now makes sense only as the quaint relic of simpler times. It's the epitome of an analog approach getting trounced by our digital reality. Not to put too fine a point on it, I believe look-back compliance should go the way of the horse and buggy.
Granting statehood to Puerto Rico would set back the island's economy, cost American companies billions of dollars and decrease sources of federal revenues.
Here are the top 10 examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments, but these 10 will give a taste.
"Without documented procedures, Interior will not have reasonable assurance that it will consistently conduct such assessments
School vouchers funnel public money into private, and often religious, schools. President George W. Bush signed a law in
Now it's the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that appears to be taking a politically selective look at nonprofits. This time around, however, conservatives are not complaining. Why? Because they are the ones who are pushing GAO to do it.
Here are some findings: Hot off the presses, here's a report from the Government Accountability Office on the state of children's
It would seem reasonable for a government to take a step back from aid pledges to other governments when an international incident involves American deaths. However, discontinuing aid might not make pragmatic sense when considering all of our interests.
The foreclosure review materials scored ZERO readability -- the only documents I know of that score that low are IRS publications. Is that the standard the regulators and servicers wanted to match?
Before choice, I would not have understood what it was like to teach a class where eight to ten kids had been traumatized so badly that their cognitive functions had been altered. After a decade of choice, that became my new normal.
Today's "exquisitely-timed" GAO report has set off an avalanche of accusations at charter schools for "discriminating" against students with disabilities. George Miller, who requested the study, told the Washington Post that the news was "sobering."
So just because you can't do it yourself you assume the contractor you hire does a great job? Now, that is not a criticism of DynCorp. For all anyone knows it might have done a terrific job.
Sometimes, the challenges facing Federal IT -- and Washington writ large -- seem so complex as to be intractable. Other times the answers are so simple it makes my blood boil.