Saturday, May 15, 2010

GAO Reports and Releases

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is often called the investigative arm of Congress. This week GAO investigated the taxes, international waters, defense, and other topics. If you would like to know more about GAO, check out the library's guide.

  • Helium Program: Key Developments Since the Early 1990s and Future Considerations, by Anu K. Mittal, director, natural resources and environment, before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, House Committee on Natural Resources. GAO-10-700T, May 13.

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  • Financial Services Industry: Overall Trends in Management-Level Diversity and Diversity Initiatives, 1993-2008, by Orice Williams Brown, director, Financial Markets and Community Investment, before a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity, House Committee on Financial Services. GAO-10-736T, May 12.

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  • Iran Sanctions: Firms Reported to Have Commercial Activity in the Iranian Energy Sector and U.S. Government Contracts, by Joseph A. Christoff, director, international affairs and trade, before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. GAO-10-721T, May 12.

Presentation By The Acting Comptroller General
  • "Anticipating and Meeting Accountability Challenges in a Dynamic Environment," by Gene L. Dodaro, acting comptroller general, before the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. GAO-10-709CG, May 5, 2010

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