Government Accounting Office


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Noun1.Government Accounting Office - an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United StatesGovernment Accounting Office - an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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The points she makes are in direct contradiction with what I have read since 1998 - many columns written (and published in The Register-Guard) by Nobel- Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, Government Accounting Office studies over multiple years beginning in 1990, and the economic feasibility studies commissioned by every state considering to implement single-payer system.
A Government Accounting Office (GAO) study several years ago indicated that, of the millions of dollars of rejected Medicare claims annually, only about 2% are ever appealed.
In the ensuing few years, other entities including the Government Accounting Office, well-recognized Wall Street firms, politicians of all colors and stripes, and industry executives have decried what was commonly thought to be a decline in new drug discovery and approval.
Government Accounting Office (GAO) found that in 1998 approximately 18 percent of final major rules were published without Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs).
Government Accounting Office (GAO) last month published a report recommending the FAA set specific goals for improving general aviation safety and employ a data-driven approach to minimize risks.
Government Accounting Office estimates that corrosion costs the U.
8 Senate Armed Services Committee hearing at which Congress heard compelling testimony on the sheer volume of fakes in the US military supply chain, including the results of a Government Accounting Office sting operation targeting electronics parts counterfeiters.
If financing is public, the government accounting office will be in charge of supervision, and if it is private, monitoring will be secured by chartered accountants, he explained.
Linde was not on the list of 32 foreign firms investing in the Iranian oil and gas industry that was produced earlier this year by the US Government Accounting Office (GAO) because Linde does not invest in Iran.

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