Government Accountability Office

Report: Red Cross CEO Tried To Thwart Government InvestigationAlthough Red Cross has presented the organization as one which prides itself on transparency, its CEO reportedly tried to kill an investigation by the Government Accountability Office.
Probe: Bogus Enrollees Kept Getting 'Obamacare'Phony applicants that investigators signed up last year under President Barack Obama's health care law got automatically re-enrolled for 2015. Some were rewarded with even bigger taxpayer subsidies for their insurance premiums, a congressional probe has found.
Study: Voter ID Laws Cut Turnout By Blacks, YoungStates with photo ID laws saw drops in turnout, especially among black and younger voters, says GAO report.
'Critical' Vulnerablity Found In SecurityAccording to a report being released Tuesday, a critical vulnerability was found when the government's own watchdogs tried to hack into earlier this year.
Senior Americans Burdened With Student DebtRosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the 57-year-old anticipates there could come a day when her Social Security benefits will be docked to make the payments.
'The Meaning Of The Law Is Clear And Ambiguous': GAO Says Pentagon Broke Law With Bergdahl SwapThe Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.
Report: Obamacare Website Cost $840M, More Than $150M Spent On Failed LaunchThe Obama administration has spent an estimated $840 million on, with more than $150 million of that being spent on the failed version of the Affordable Care Act website that launched in 2013.
Marine: You're Gonna Get Crushed By VA BureaucracyMilitary veterans tell CBS News they are not surprised by allegations of misconduct and treatment delays at VA hospitals.
Report: Government Won't Know Extent Of Dangerous Conditions At Chemical FacilitiesThe government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people.
Congress: D.C. Budget Autonomy Referendum Invalid The investigative arm of Congress says a referendum passed by District of Columbia voters to give the city more control over its own budget has "no legal effect."
Report: TSA Behavioral Screening Program Deeply Flawed
Report: Federal Facilities Guards Not Trained For Situations Like Navy Yard ShootingContract guards who protect federal buildings have received uneven and inconsistent training on responding to shootings like the one last month at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday.
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