Sunday, January 25, 2009

GAO Releases This Week

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is often called the investigative arm of Congress. This week they investigated a variety of issues, such as bankruptcy, the Endangered Species Act, and modernizing the financial regulatory system. If you would like to know more about the GAO, check out the library's guide.

  • Financial Regulation: A Framework for Crafting and Assessing Proposals to Modernize the Outdated U.S. Financial Regulatory System, by Gene L. Dodaro, acting comptroller general, before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. GAO-09-314T, January 21.
  • Real Property: Infrastructure Investment Presents Opportunities to Address Long-standing Real Property Backlogs and Reduce Energy Consumption, by Terrell G. Dorn, director, physical infrastructure, before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. GAO-09-324T, January 22.

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