Tag: Government Accountability Office

Frank Clemente: Black Friday Blues

Shoppers will be lining up at the crack of dawn on Black Friday for spectacular deals. What they don’t know is that the best bargains have already been taken – not by other shoppers, but by some of America’s largest corporations.


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Randy Forbes: Five big reasons to audit the Fed

To achieve real transparency, we need a full audit of the Fed – no exceptions. Just as, to achieve real accountability, we need a full audit of the Department of Defense – no exceptions. It’s common sense.


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Robert Hurt: Protecting Americans’ privacy on Healthcare.gov

Recently, a constituent contacted our office to express concern over the fact that he was unable to delete his profile from Healthcare.gov.


Bob Goodlatte: Audit the Fed?

We have seen just what can happen when government officials and agencies are not held accountable. The Federal Reserve, or Fed, should not be excluded from this accountability.


Kaine, Warner introduce bill to re-authorize Export-Import Bank

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which is set to expire on September 30, 2014.


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Sen. Warner urges review of security procedures at military facilities following fatal shooting at Navy base

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) called for a review of security procedures at U.S. military installations today following a recent tragic shooting at Naval Station Norfolk in which a Navy petty officer was killed by a shooter who was apparently granted an access card despite a long and violent criminal record, including a previous conviction for manslaughter.


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Randy Forbes: A credibility problem, not a political problem

Immigration is not a political problem, it is a credibility problem. If we repeat the mistakes of the past, history will surely repeat itself. We can and must do better.


Maria Fornella: Tax fairness would allow us to invest again In our nation

Despite complaints that corporate taxes are too high, corporations on average pay only a third of the official federal income tax rate, according to a recent study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.