GAO: Government Operations


The Government Accountability Office provides public access to its wide-ranging research related to Government Operations.  Covered topics include Streamlining Government, Management, Social Security, Federal Employees, US Postal Service, Lobbying, Federal Contracting, and Transportation.

“The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the “congressional watchdog,” GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars.”

“Our Mission is to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people. We provide Congress with timely information that is objective, fact-based, nonpartisan, nonideological, fair, and balanced.”

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