Government Accountability Office

GPS device in a car (file/credit: GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Privacy Concerns Raised As ‘Smart Cars’ Track Personal Data

Your GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.

02/24/2014

Screen capture of New York's online health insurance marketplace.

Expert: Obamacare Website Is ‘Not Even Ready For Beta Testing’

Two weeks after the Affordable Care Act online marketplace opened, many people have reported continued trouble logging onto HealthCare.gov.

10/14/2013

(credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

Government Report Blasts Port Authority For Fast-Tracking Toll Hikes

The report concluded that the Port Authority didn’t give the public enough opportunity to review and comment on the proposed increases.

09/14/2013

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Federal Gov’t Says TSA Misconduct Has Made Big Jump In Last 3 Years

The report by the Government Accountability Office said the TSA investigated 9,600 cases of employee misconduct from 2010 through 2012.

07/31/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer holding up GAO report on "sham universities" that issue student visas Oct. 18, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Calls For More Oversight Of Student Visas In Wake Of Foiled Terror Plot

Schumer said the student visa Nafis obtained from a Missouri university is legitimate, but said his quick transfer to a university in the city should have raised a red flag.

10/18/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Report On Trans-Hudson Tunnel Disputes Christie’s Cost Fears

It was a controversial move when Gov. Chris Christie put the brakes on a new tunnel project saying it was too costly. Now, a new federal report claims the project may not have cost as much as Christie had predicted.

04/10/2012